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  • Giffords' retirement brings warm wishes, electoral speculation

    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

     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

    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...
  • Climate change causes prostitution? Rep. Barbara Lee explains

    Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
  • Obama in town May 29 for fundraisers

     Obama in town May 29 for fundraisers
    — President Barack Obama and two other Democratic leaders will visit Chicago on May 29 to attend two fundraisers for House Democrats. Obama will be accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., who...
  • 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....
  • 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....