In fawning puff piece aired on Tuesday's NBC Today, correspondent Craig Melvin was delighted by three Democratic congresswoman – including left-wing bomb-thrower and DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz – sharing a Washington D.C. townhouse...Show More Summary
Republican David Jolly is the projected winner over Democrat Alex Sink in the fiercely contested special election today for the U.S. District 13 Congressional race in Florida's Pinellas County. Jolly has 48.5 percent, Sink has 46.6 percent...Show More Summary
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — After months of railing against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that had been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.
After Democrats tried to spin Republican David Jolly's win in a House special election on Tuesday in their favor, Paul Begala, one of former President Bill Clinton's top spinmeisters, told them to stop. Jolly, regarded as a weak candidate...Show More Summary
The plan, from the Democratic chairman and top Republican on the Banking Committee, will seek to make future taxpayer bailouts less likely.
According to North Dakota Democrats, they’ll finally be announcing a US House candidate next week to take on Republican incumbent Rep. Kevin Cramer. Of course, we’ve heard this “next week” stuff before from Democrats before, so I guess we’ll see. The time for dithering is growing short, though. In order to have a candidate on...
CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and Democrats and Republicans spent millions of dollars auditioning national strategies for the rest of the year.
There’s a special U.S. House election underway today in Florida’s 13th congressional district. The winner will replace Republican Rep. C.W. Bill Young, who passed away last October. The race is between Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly. There’s also
President Barack Obama is headed to New York City Tuesday night for a fundraiser at the Manhattan home of Blackstone Group president and COO Hamilton "Tony" James. A Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee official confirmed to Business...Show More Summary
Someone in the hermetically sealed bubble of the White House and Democratic Senate leadership must have thought it was a good idea to stage an all-night talk-a-thon Monday into Tuesday on the subject of climate change. It might seem odd since the American people are most interested in jobs, unemployment, government trustworthiness and a slew of […]
House Speaker John Boehner is standing in the way. House Democrats are trying to force a vote on extending emergency unemployment benefits by means familiar to viewers of Legally Blonde 2: a discharge petition. That requires the support of 218 members of the House, a level Democrats are extremely unlikely to achieve. Show More Summary
PINELLAS PARK, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is getting its first test ahead of the 2014 midterm elections Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where Democrats and Republicans have spent millions of dollars trying out national strategies for the rest of the year.
When the Liberal Democrats entered government in 2010, it was clear we had inherited a housing crisis. House prices and private sector rents were becoming more and more unaffordable. House building had slowed to its lowest level since the 1920s and social housing waiting lists had soared to 1.7 million households. Added to that, successive […]
Texas Gov. Rick Perry revealed a disturbing threat coming from the White House directed at several governors — Republican and Democrat alike. “I was a bit troubled today by the tone of the president,” he began, speaking at the Republican Governors Association Feb. Show More Summary
The proposal created political problems for the Obama administration, with some Democrats joining Republicans in denouncing the changes, saying they would harm Medicare beneficiaries.
Sometimes reality is stranger than fiction: Moffitt and Turner met at Travinia restaurant in Biltmore Park about 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. King, who has touted the fact that he has friends on both sides of the political aisle, acted as a go-between and was also at the table. Show More Summary
In March 1990, just after the first and only democratic elections in East Germany, I visited the House of Democracy in East Berlin. In this building on Friedrichstrasse, at a prime location near Unter den Linden and the luxurious Grand Hotel, were located all of the major civic initiatives that had ushered democracy into the country. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, DC–In the Obama era, only one Republican has ever been able to strike a budget deal with Democrats without pressing deadlines and drama – House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan. But after watching the president negotiate cuts to the Pentagon over the last several years, Ryan has arrived at the conclusion he's not being honest. Show More Summary