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From Clinton to Obama, many parallels – The Denver Post

From Clinton to Obama, many parallels The Denver Post Later that fall, Clinton’s Democrats were routed in midterm elections and lost control of Congress. Nearly two decades later, President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans about his own plan, which won approval in Congress in 2010, by telling … Read More »

DNC chair: Perception of division on Israel within Democratic Party is totally … – The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A.

DNC chair: Perception of division on Israel within Democratic Party is totally … The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. Jewish values and Democratic Party values are in sync; there is no split among elected Democratic officials when it comes to Israel; the rise in anti-Israel movements on American campuses must be fought; and the Republicans are going to give Democrats ... Read More »

Clinton sought GOP support for health care – The Denver Post

Clinton sought GOP support for health care The Denver Post Democrats were routed in the election after the overhaul failed. They lost control of both the House and Senate. A strategy memo from 1993 argued the plan would require support from enough conservative Democrats and moderate Republicans without… Read More »

Pushback against voting restrictions gathers steam – MSNBC

Pushback against voting restrictions gathers steam MSNBC But that process may not move fast enough for Democrats, who are preparing for several critical midterm races that could determine control of the Senate for the rest of Obama’s presidency. … Then there’s Missouri, where the state’s Republican … Read More »

Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty – Times Herald-Record

Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty Times Herald-Record He then arranged to pay the donors back, a violation of the election laws. As part the scheme, … The FEC records also indicate in 2004 he gave $2,000 to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, House Democrats’ campaign committee. A spokesman … Read More »

Advice to Democrats: Don't say 'recovery' – The Denver Post

Advice to Democrats: Don’t say ‘recovery’ The Denver Post The strategic advice comes at a time Democrats are working to maximize turnout, particularly among women, for the fall elections, when they face a determined challenge from Republicans vying to add control of the Senate to their seemingly secure House… Read More »

Liberal Hypocrisy on Cash and Guns – Daily Beast

Liberal Hypocrisy on Cash and Guns Daily Beast The dreaded Koch brothers are dumping $50 million into an election-year campaign to target their political enemies and—this is a direct quote—“make them afraid of us.” … Then, in 2013, Obama sent a wave of horror through his own party by launching … Read More »

Joseph Perkins: Desperate Democrats resort to race card – OCRegister

Joseph Perkins: Desperate Democrats resort to race card OCRegister The Democrats’ sudden outcry about racism is driven by fear that, after losing the House to the GOP in 2010, they may very well lose the Senate to Republicans in November’s midterm election. The party of Obama has tried, mightily, to find a winning … Read More »

Sammarone backer rails against Democrats – Youngstown Vindicator

Sammarone backer rails against Democrats Youngstown Vindicator Robert F. Hagan, who can’t run for re-election because of term limits; retiring Judge Joseph J. Vukovich of the 7th District Court of Appeals; Mahoning County Common Pleas Judge James Evans; Claire Maluso, who worked for former U.S. Rep. James A … Read More »

Iowa Democrats consider expanding caucus access – Bellingham Herald

KCCI Des Moines Iowa Democrats consider expanding caucus access Bellingham Herald DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowa Democrats are looking to expand access to the state’s presidential caucuses to people who are typically unable to attend them, a tricky task with these local political meetings that rely on the in-person interplay of party … Iowa Democrats seek ways to boost 2016 ... Read More »