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  • OnStar Is Watching

    The U.S. government, of all people, is calling out OnStar for recent changes to its privacy agreements. Last week, OnStar told its customers that it will continue to record some information about vehicle operations even if the service has been canceled,...
  • Democrats leave Philadelphia united, on message � for now

    PHILADELPHIA For House Democrats, it seemed fitting they held their annual issues conference in the City of Brotherly Love. After nearly three months of soul-searching and second-guessing in the wake of a demoralizing midterm election, it took just three...
  • Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising

    Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising
    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch has an idea that's unnatural and nonsensical in the political word: take a temporary, self-imposed break from the constant drive to raise campaign cash. During what he's calling "Fundraising Free February," Deutch said he won't...
  • Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive

    Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive
    President Obama sought to transfer some swagger to a deflated group of Democrats on Thursday, saying the American people would respond if the party made a forceful case for what it stands for. Addressing the thinned-out ranks of House Democrats after an...
  • All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins

    All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins
    With less than two years to go before the election, Florida politicians are already pondering a run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Many of the Democrats and all of the potential Republican candidates, however, will most likely wait to see what incumbent...
  • House Democrats brace for potentially tense retreat

    WASHINGTON The official theme of the House Democrats' annual "issues conference" this week is "Grow America's Economy, Grow American Paychecks." But the three-day retreat in Philadelphia, which kicks off Wednesday afternoon, could be a test of whether...
  • Democrats pick Rep. Heck to lead national hunt for 2016 candidates

    WASHINGTON The new Congress is not even one month old, but Washington state Democratic Rep. Denny Heck is already looking ahead to the next session, making plans aimed at reviving his party in the 2016 elections. After taking a beating in 2014, Democrats...
  • Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations

    Van Hollen to lead fundraising for DCCC, Ruppersberger back to Appropriations
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County lawmaker frequently at the center of Democratic messaging on the economy, will serve as the top campaign fundraiser for House Democrats in the next election. Long viewed as a rising star in the...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Analysis: What the House GOP's abortion bill about-face really means

    WASHINGTON A significant contingent of women and moderate members of the House Republican Conference prevailed Wednesday, convincing GOP leadership that the political blowback for voting to ban abortions after 20 weeks could far outweigh any favor curried...
  • Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies

    Wendell Ford, Democratic Kentucky governor and longtime U.S. senator, dies
    Wendell H. Ford, a former Kentucky governor and longtime Democratic U.S. senator, died Thursday at his Kentucky home. He was 90.  Ford had publicly acknowledged last year that he was battling lung cancer, and his family and state officials confirmed his...