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The Republican Party is delicately measuring the dimensions of the proverbial "big tent," seeking to preserve its principles while plumbing the proper strategies to expand voter appeal among libertarians, disaffected Democrats, conflicted moderates, assorted ethnicities and women, among other groups. Now it's the tea party's turn, and civility appears to be part of the thinking.
John Dingell, 87, who was elected to his late father's seat in 1955 and has held it ever since, announced on Monday that he would retire at the end of his term. Debbie Dingell, 60, is chairwoman of the Wayne State University Board of Governors, a former executive with General Motors and a member of the Democratic National Committee.
For two years, Republican Gov. Scott Walker, who became a national conservative hero after his confrontation with public employee unions in Wisconsin, has insisted that he didn't know that some of his aides were improperly doing political work on government time when he was the top official in Milwaukee County.
Former aides to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker when he served as a county executive routinely mixed county and campaign business, copying in the candidate on many messages even after he told them to stop, according to thousands of emails and other court documents released Wednesday.
Eighteen and counting: that's how many fundraising appearances President Obama has committed to attend as the 2014 midterm election season grinds into gear. But he has some help this week, and it's only the beginning.
President Barack Obama and top Democrats are ramping up their 2014 fundraising push, hoping to give a boost to fellow Democrats competing in November's midterm elections.
The Republican National Committee honored a trio of "trailblazers" at a Black History Month event in Washington on Tuesday, marking the GOP's latest stab at bolstering its national image among minorities in the run-up to the 2014 and 2016 elections.
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean has endorsed Treasurer Steve Grossman in his campaign for Massachusetts governor, calling the candidate a "bold progressive leader."
With his new emphasis on creating government policy through executive fiat, President Obama is betting he will fire up his Democratic base more than he will infuriate Republican voters in this year's midterm elections.