By Timothy P. Carney | 03/11/14 02:36 PM
Democrats occupied the Senate floor all night Monday, talking about climate change. They didn't try to advance any legislation, and they didn't even try very hard to get media attention.
By Jim Kuhnhenn | 03/11/14 08:13 AM
President Obama is bolstering his party's campaign coffers, joining an ally of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to help the Democratic National Committee climb out of a worrisome deficit. It's the latest alignment of the Obama and Clinton orbits, as the former first lady considers a...
By Washington Examiner | 03/10/14 06:01 PM
Cynics might well suggest that last night's global warming “talkathon” by Senate Democrats from deep-blue states provided enough hot air to heat up the atmosphere. But such cynicism would miss the deeper significance of a political maneuver that was difficult to rationalize, even by...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/07/14 03:34 PM
Democrats have been trumpeting their support for a hefty minimum wage increase in the run-up to November's midterm elections. So why haven’t they taken up legislation in Congress? “"Republicans will again have to choose between standing up for middle-class families and resorting to more...
By David Harsanyi | 03/07/14 10:32 AM
According to many experts, Republicans are expected to hold the House and could even take the Senate in November. This seems to be a perplexing turn of events for many in the media. "Poll: Democrats' advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge," reads the headline of...
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 11:14 AM
Calling the annual Conservative Political Action Conference an “agenda-setting moment” for Republicans, the Democratic National Committee set out to disparage conservatism while riling up its base.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/06/14 10:21 AM
President Obama has been spending a lot of time with the 1 percent lately, trying to get them to pony up to keep Democrats from losing control of Congress in November.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/05/14 08:44 AM
Speaking at the home of former Democratic Virginia Sen. Chuck Robb in McLean, Va., Obama explained his thinking on the current uprisings around the world.
By Ashe Schow | 03/04/14 01:48 PM
The Democratic Party has a new fun contest, allowing participants to vote for one of three car magnet designs, including one that says “not a Republican” with the Democratic National Committee's symbol below the words. The other two designs are pretty simple — one says “take back the...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/03/14 02:01 PM
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the campaign arm for House Democrats, on Monday named 16 candidates to its "Red To Blue" program, which identifies districts in which Democrats have a high chance of winning a seat from a Republican.
By Michael Barone | 02/28/14 03:55 PM
February marked the fifth anniversary of the reemergence of the label "Tea Party" in American politics. It was in February 2009 that Rick Santelli delivered his famous rant on CNBC, and a few days later, a group calling itself theTea Party Patriots was organized.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/28/14 07:06 PM
President Obama on Friday offered a staunch defense of his agenda in a fiery speech to the Democratic National Committee winter meeting, where he said Republicans were "0 for 2" in trying to turn back his agenda. Obama, rallying the party faithful ahead of November's crucial midterm elections,...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/28/14 02:17 PM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who is facing Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis in the state's gubernatorial race, denounced a local Democratic Party official who reportedly described Abbott's wife as a "prop" for Hispanic outreach. "It's deeply offensive that a Democrat elected official...
By Brian Hughes | 02/28/14 01:02 PM
Michelle Obama is everywhere these days -- and the White House plans to keep her in the spotlight through November's midterms. The first lady is pushing a ban on junk-food ads and trumpeting new nutrition labels -- in addition to doing comedy skits with Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell -- as part...
By Paul Bedard | 02/28/14 08:05 AM
Former President Bill Clinton has signed on to promote a new Democratic voter project, claiming that the GOP is trying with voter identification laws to block divorced women, college students, blacks, the disabled and younger Americans from voting. “There is no greater assault on our core...
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