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  • 4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections

    4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections
    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...
  • Latinos, single women, young voters: a squishy base for Democrats

    Latinos, single women, young voters: a squishy base for Democrats
    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,...
  • In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes

    In Georgia, a Senate race is central to Democrats' hopes
    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:...
  • Low turnout, not Obamacare, poses chief threat, Democrats say

    Low turnout, not Obamacare, poses chief threat, Democrats say
    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&...
  • GOP emphasis on Obamacare helps David Jolly win House seat in Florida

    GOP emphasis on Obamacare helps David Jolly win House seat in Florida
    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....
  • Republican wins Florida congressional race seen as test on Obamacare

    Republican wins Florida congressional race seen as test on Obamacare
    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...
  • State Democrats' meeting ends on fractious note

    State Democrats' meeting ends on fractious note
    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...
  • Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions

    Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions
    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...
  • Competitive California congressional races attract millions

    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...
  • Former Assemblyman Jose Solorio tops fundraising for open Senate seat

    Former Assemblyman Jose Solorio tops fundraising for open Senate seat
    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...
  • Retirements of Waxman and Miller raise question about Pelosi

    Retirements of Waxman and Miller raise question about Pelosi
    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...