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  • Obama in Chicago for Democratic congressional fundraisers

    Obama in Chicago for Democratic congressional fundraisers
    President Barack Obama is back in Chicago tonight for a pair of fundraisers as Democrats try to capture the House and defend the Senate next year. During his 15-minute remarks at the Hilton, Obama said he's willing to work with Republicans, but said he...
  • Obama to attend fundraisers in Chicago next week

    Obama to attend fundraisers in Chicago next week
    The White House this afternoon confirmed that President Barack Obama will fly to Chicago for Democratic fundraisers Wednesday. The Tribune reported this month that the president and two other Democratic leaders will visit Chicago to attend two...
  • Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters

    Improvements Promised for LIRR Commuters
    Problems have cleared up for most Subway and bus riders in New York City. But commuting on the Long Island Rail Road continues to be a nightmare since the storm. The reason is that train travel through the East River tunnels has been cut back this month...
  • Democrats Update Platform With Jerusalem, God Reference

    Democrats Update Platform With Jerusalem, God Reference
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Democrats voted to update their party's platform Wednesday evening at their convention to include a reference to Jerusalem being the capital of Israel, as well as the insertion of the word "God," neither of which was included in their...
  • Dems to help vulnerable Joe Garcia and Patrick Murphy

     While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.  They were listed along with 24 others in...
  • Top Democrat calls for Gov. Jan Brewer's ouster over redistricting

    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) suggested that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for her role in ousting the independent official at the helm of the state’s redistricting commission. "I...
  • Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation

    The retirement of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords brought an outpouring of warm wishes from colleagues of the popular congresswoman -- and launched a scramble for an upcoming special election to determine whether Democrats will be able to hold the Arizona seat....
  • Democrats add 3 more Calif. congressional hopefuls to help list

     
    Congressional hopefuls Julia Brownley, Alan Lowenthal and Scott Peters have been tapped for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue" program. The program helps promising Democrats running in Republican-held districts....
  • 3 California Democrats to get extra help in congressional races

     
    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has included three California congressional candidates in its "Red to Blue" program. Teacher Mark Takano of Riverside is among them....
  • Demings gets a nod from DC Democrats

     
    WASHINGTON — Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings, now a Democrat candidate for Congress, got a small shout-out from her party's leaders today when her campaign was described as critical to Democratic efforts to regain control of the U.S. House....
  • McManus: Mixing Medicare and mudslinging

    Don't look now, but the 2012 election is turning into a national referendum on what to do about Medicare. Democrats want to run on the issue — and to charge that Republican proposals to change Medicare into a voucher-based system would end the...