Race for next DCCC chair wide open
But that isn't stopping early buzz from emerging around the race to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for the 2016 elections.
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The Salinas Californian
Farr posts typically modest 1Q fundraising total
Rep. Sam Farr likes legislating and campaigning, but acknowledged Wednesday he has always disliked hitting people up for campaign donations.
Sunshine State News
Meet the New Nancy Pelosi: Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz would love to move up the congressional ladder and Republicans are already trying to paint her as the next Nancy Pelosi.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The Las Vegas Sun
Heck, challenger Bilbray-Kohn step up fundraising in House race
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev. gives a victory speech during a GOP election night watch party at the Venetian in Las Vegas on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Issues of national security, government spending, education cause candidates to run
Paul Rundquist of Gaithersburg is running for a seat in Maryland's 2nd Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
If you look at what it cuts, the Ryan budget almost campaigns against itself
The Republican budget crafted by Rep. Paul Ryan would be a disaster for low-income and middle-class people, and Democrats are prepared to campaign on that fact.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
Student impressed by AIPAC's commitment to peace
The March 14 op-ed titled "When will AIPAC start cheering for peace?" discussed the 2014 policy conference held in early March, which I attended as one of 2,300 students and as AIPAC's campus liaison at U.C. Davis.
Off to the Races: Budget battles all about 2014 midterms
If the upcoming spring recess on Capitol Hill is the unofficial kick-off to the midterm races, congressional lawmakers sure are warming up.
The Afro American Newspaper
Prince George's Schools Win Grant
President Obama visited Bladensburg High School, April 7, to discuss a $7 million grant being present to three Maryland schools by the U.S. departments of Labor and Education through the Youth Career Connect program.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Unemployment-Insurance Extension's Problems Go Past House Republicans
Matthew Giarmo of Alexandria, Va., who lost his contract job with Health and Human Services in 2012, on a Washington street corner last year.
Hey, Congress: This Might Be Why They Hate You
The median American household income was $51,371 in 2012. That's $122,000 and change less than a rank-and-file member of Congress.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Democrats Request CBO Analysis of Ryan Budget's Impact on Poverty
The latest Ryan budget is no more likely than its predecessors to become law. But as with those those earlier documents, this year's spending blueprint is giving both parties plenty of election-year ammunition.
VIDEO: House Democrats urge GOP to take up unemployment benefits bill
The bill now needs to pass the House of Representatives , which may prove to be a tougher task.
The Washington Post
Steny Hoyer a has not used marijuana,a spokeswoman says
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer seemed to confess to smoking pot during a news conference Wednesday - but a spokeswoman quickly moved to clear the air soon afterwards.
How Comcast Bought Democrats with Billion$, NBC News Coverage
At National Review, Matthew Continetti lays out the numbers that look at how communications giant Comcast has spent the last few years purchasing the Democrat Party, especially Barack Obama.
Hoyer says Dems have a 'good chance' of winning the House
Minority Whip Steny Hoyer , Maryland Democrat, said Tuesday that Rep. Paul Ryan 's budget could help Democrats take the House later this year.
Taking on the Clinton machine
In her path is former Rep. Marjorie Margolies . Her tough vote in 1993 for then-President Clinton's budget cost the Democrat her seat the following year, but she's remained a Clinton ally - and become an in-law, when her son married Chelsea Clinton.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
President Obama's remarks on 'Opportunity for All,' Bladensburg, MD
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Mustangs! Fantastic. Well, everybody have a seat. Have a seat.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
GOP confident about Ryan's budget
House Republican leaders said they believe they turned a corner by the end of last week, quashing opposition to the Wisconsin Republican's 2015 budget proposal and laying the groundwork to clear one of the last major pieces of legislation before the midterm election.
QOTW: Hillary Clinton
" There is a double standard, obviously. We have all either experienced it or at the very least seen ita The double standard is alive and well and I think, in many respects, the media is the principle propagator of its persistence.