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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Nancy Pelosi gets involved in South Florida primary contest

    Nancy Pelosi, the once – and she hopes future – speaker of the House is giving a boost to Democratic congressional candidate Lois Frankel just eight days before the Aug. 14 Democratic primary. Pelosi appears Monday with Frankel in Boca Raton,...
  • Rep. Joe Walsh skipping GOP convention

    Rep. Joe Walsh skipping GOP convention
    Controversial tea party-backed freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, in a tough race for re-election against Democrat Tammy Duckworth, said Thursday he would skip a visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa at the end of next month. “The...
  • DCCC targets House Republicans on Medicare, including Dent, Fitzpatrick and Gerlach

    DCCC targets House Republicans on Medicare, including Dent, Fitzpatrick and Gerlach
    As U.S. House Republican Paul Ryan prepares to unveil a new budget plan Tuesday, the campaign arm for congressional Democrats have launched a preemptive strike against 41 House Republicans. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is targeting...
  • Clorox comes clean: Company discloses all ingredients in all products [updated]

     
    The maker of bleach, Pine-Sol and other popular cleaning products announced Tuesday that it will disclose the specific preservatives, dyes and fragrances it uses in its cleaning, disinfecting and laundry products sold in the U.S. and Canada. The Clorox...
  • Biden in Philadelphia: GOP blame victims

     
    In case you missed it, Vice President Joe Biden headlined a Democratic fundraiser in Philadelphia on Friday and the Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald provided the afternoon's official pool report. According to Fitzgerald's thorough account of the event at the...
  • Tough week of votes for lawmakers as they head home to their districts

     
    It's recess time and U.S. lawmakers are returning to their districts for a two-week respite from Washington. This holiday may be a wee bit less pleasant as they face their constituents for the first time since casting politically charged votes......
  • Schwartz's national recruiting role expanded

     
    Suburban Philadelphia's Rep. Allyson Schwartz's leadership role within the campaign arm for congressional Democrats has been expanded. Schwartz was tapped by the DCCC to lead national recruiting for 2012 and now she'll also be responsible for "candidate...
  • Webster listed as a Democratic ‘target” for defeat in 2012

     
    The St. Pete Times caught up with U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who said his group as “six prime targets” in Florida for 2012, including U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden....