| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:12 PM
President Barack Obama told House Democratic lawmakers assembled Friday on Maryland's Eastern Shore that Congress must focus on increasing the federal minimum wage and changing immigration laws ahead of a midterm election that he acknowledged could be...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON — In his State of the Union address, President Obama will touch on his healthcare law but keep the focus instead on his agenda to tackle income inequality: a push to increase the minimum wage, extend unemployment benefits and boost access...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2011
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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 10:53 AM
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...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 3:05 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:19 AM
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...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 1:35 PM
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....
| Feb 19, 2012
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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 10:19 AM
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.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:34 PM
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,...