Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Latest Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Items
  • San Diego campaign scandal sees second guilty plea

    A luxury car dealer on Thursday became the second person to plead guilty in a case alleging that a Mexican businessman illegally funneled more than $500,000 to support San Diego politicians, including $120,000 to back former Mayor Bob Filner.


  • House Budget Committee Chairman Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis. speaks at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference in National Harbor, Md., Thursday, March 6, 2014. Ryan said GOP leaders and conservative activists should "give each other the benefit of the doubt" in the debate over the party's future. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    CPAC 2014: Democrats target convention as part of midterm-election strategy

    With leading conservatives gathered just outside Washington this week, Democrats have a launched an all-out public-relations offensive aimed at convincing moderate voters that the GOP is now run by "fringe" elements on the far right.


  • **FILE** Rep. Chris Van Hollen, Maryland Democrat and ranking member on the House Budget Committee, speaks about the budget at the 2013 Fiscal Summit in Washington on May 7, 2013. (Associated Press)

    DEAN: A Democrat's IRS about-face

    Montgomery County, Md., is home to some of the most accomplished professionals in the nation: lawyers, accountants, academics and authors. That is why the reaction of its congressman to the Internal Revenue Service scandal is so important.


  • Lady Gaga (Associated Press)

    Democrats court big donors with VIP access to lawmakers at Super Bowl, concerts

    Democrats worked hard to portray themselves as the party of the middle class during the recent fiscal cliff standoff, but they're good at courting Americans with big checkbooks, too.


  • House Speaker John A. Boehner, Ohio Republican (Associated Press)

    ELECTION 2012: GOP holds House; Boehner apt to remain Speaker

    Republicans retained control of the House in Tuesday's elections, according to television network projections that showed Democrats falling short of the 25 seats they needed to win to take back the chamber.


  • Wayne Powell. (Associated Press)

    House challengers up effort against GOP stalwarts

    High-profile House members typically cruise toward re-election with little worry. But Democrats and their allies this year have vowed to make a few of the chamber's top Republicans sweat at least a bit during the campaign season.


  • Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee

    Parties cut off campaign aid in House races where going gets tough

    With Election Day a little more than a month away, both parties are performing painful triage operations in the battle to control the House, pulling resources from candidates with no chance of winning — or at least too small to be worth the effort — in order to concentrate money on more promising races.


  • In eastern New York state, GOP freshman Rep. Christopher P. Gibson is being challenged by Democrat Julian Schreibman. (Associated Press)

    New York Democrats seek to spoil tea party in Hill races

    New York state's congressional elections are testing the staying power of Republicans who rode a tea party wave to a House majority two years ago — as well as the resilience of Democrats striving to regain control.


  • MILLER: Democratic stalkers

    Democrats are a little too obsessed with class warfare. Their latest stunt has party operatives surreptitiously following and videotaping Republican members of Congress and their families in their homes.


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