| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:05 PM
At a recent reception in their honor, four of California's Democratic freshman House members posed for photos and beamed at well-wishers. But signs of the battles they face were hard to miss.
Asked by a fellow politician how his reelection campaign...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:09 AM
If current demographic trends hold true, the Democratic Party has a healthy future, but, in the near term -- meaning the 2014 congressional campaign -- Republicans still have the key to success: voters who actually show up on Election Day.
A week ago,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:16 PM
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience.
Among the contenders:...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:11 PM
WASHINGTON – Following their loss in Tuesday’s special congressional election in Florida, Democratic strategists increasingly are willing to say publicly that the party faces a problem in this year’s midterm election – but it&...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama's healthcare law....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding onto a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama’s healthcare...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 PM
California Democrats broke with Gov. Jerry Brown by calling for the legalization of marijuana and a ban on "fracking" in the state party's official platform Sunday.
The Democrats' support for decriminalizing and taxing recreational cannabis and...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran.
Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Highly competitive congressional races in California, attracting interest across the nation, were already drawing many millions of dollars in donations even before the election year began, according to new campaign reports.
From the Bay Area to San...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:55 PM
SACRAMENTO -- With state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) prevented by term limits from running for reelection, three high-profile politicians, two of them Republicans, have so far formed finance committees to raise money for the open 34th Senate District...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 1:23 PM
WASHINGTON — The surprise retirements of Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) and his California colleague, Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) are fueling speculation about the political future of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, the San...