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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • NY's Clintonites: Unready to sing a 'unity' chorus

     
    Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton's second-place finish will leave some distressed New York Democrats reluctant to rally behind Barack Obama - although loyal insiders predict an orderly transfer of support. "The political community, and political activists,...
  • Schumer: Against telcom immunity

     
    Chuck Schumer's spokesman tells us that he's going to oppose the current version of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act legislation, which immunizes telcom companies for past implementation of Bush's requests and expands the government's capacity to...
  • FISA: Schumer opposes cloture, Clinton doesn't vote

     
    The controversial legislation expanding the president's authority to surveil calls and emails without court approval and immunizing telcom providers from lawsuits over past compliance with Bush's requests came up for a cloture vote in the Senate last...
  • Israel, Weitzman on board Jews for Obama effort

     
    Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman and Rep. Steve Israel, formerly for Hillary, are pitching in on a new Jewish outreach effort for Obama -- Obama Jewish Community Leadership Committee of Metropolitan New York. Or, maybe you prefer the catchy acronym --.....
  • Montano scratches bid for Suffolk state Senate seat

     
    Suffolk Legis. Ricardo Montano (D-Central Islip), at left, has dropped his bid for state Senate and is backing fellow Islip resident Jimmy Dahroug. ???I want to stay in the county legislature and I don???t want to divide the vote......
  • Hillary: Why tell constituents what I think?

     
    The controversial FISA legislation, expanding presidential authority to sourveil and data mine and immunizing telecommunications companies for past Bush-requested surveillance not authorized by statute, is expected to come up for a vote later this week....
  • Israel, Ackerman: Memorial Day junketing

     
    Somehow we missed it until now, but LI USReps Steve Israel and Gary Ackerman both make cameo appearances in a USNWR story about Congressional junketing over the Memorial Day recess. Both took their wives along for the ride, according......
  • DNC: Traveling to the Democratic National Convention

     
    Coming to these conventions is always such a sureal experience. This is the fifth time I've been lucky enough to be sent to draw cartoons at the conventions and although it's hectic getting around the crowded venues and a real......
  • Steve Israel: NY pols gone wild!!!

     
    Apparently, there was quite a scrum in the NY delegation yesterday as the pols jostled for position when the cameras of the world focused on Hillary Clinton in the middle of the group, calling for Obama to be nominated by......