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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 returns to Chicago for fundraising pitch

     Obama returns to Chicago for fundraising pitch
    President Barack Obama came home to Chicago on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates as part of his party's push to take back control of the House and preserve Democrats' majority in the Senate next year. While potentially a...
  • Mitt Romney on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Bob Woodward on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
  • Republicans need to do better

    Republicans need to do better
    As one who worked in and around a few presidential campaigns, I'm always troubled and honestly quite alarmed when potential presidential candidates ask staff, focus groups, and tea leaves what their message should be and who in essence, they are. As a...
  • Our lack of choice at the pump props up the Saudis

    At a time when Americans are engaged in a heated debate about cutting domestic social services and entitlement programs, we are forced to fund more and more social programs — for other nations. How so? In February, after seeing fellow Sunni...
  • Nancy Pelosi calls for Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner

    Nancy Pelosi calls for Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has asked the House Ethics Committee to investigate Rep. Anthony Weiner after the New York congressman admitted to lying about explicit messages he sent women online. "I am deeply disappointed and saddened about this...
  • Dems target Maryland's 6th District

    Maryland’s competitive congressional election for Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett’s district has made a list of 36 races the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Wednesday it intends to target in the hopes of clawing back...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • NY Lawmakers Petition To Add Cancers To Zadroga 9/11 Health Act

    NY Lawmakers Petition To Add Cancers To Zadroga 9/11 Health Act
    New York lawmakers announced Wednesday plans to file a petition requiring 9/11 Health Program Administrator Dr. John Howard to add cancers to the benefits coverage under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. The filing comes less than a...
  • 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...