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  • **FILE** Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus (Associated Press)

    RNC marks win in August fundraising

    The political rancor over the federal debt-limit crisis heading into the August congressional recess appears to have left would-be Democratic donors with a bad taste in their mouths. Figures released Tuesday night show the Democratic National Committee making its poorest fundraising showing in months.


  • President Obama speaks about his new jobs plan during an address to a joint session of Congress at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool)

    DNC ad campaign to promote Obama jobs plan

    The Democratic National Committee is launching an ad campaign in politically key states to try to rally the public behind President Obama's new jobs plan and pressure a divided Congress to act.


  • President Obama walks out Aug. 2, 2011, to deliver a statement at the White House following the Senate's passing of the debt ceiling agreement. (Associated Press)

    Obama to celebrate 50th birthday early in Chicago

    Fresh from concluding contentious talks with Congress to raise the nation's debt limit, President Obama will fly to Chicago Wednesday to celebrate his 50th birthday at a fundraiser where tea-party activists plan a protest.


  • House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, California Republican, answers questions during an interview with editors and reporters at The Washington Times on July 25, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    House panel to probe DNC's Obama ad

    A campaign video filmed inside the White House starring President Obama and a meeting organized for party donors there will be the subject of congressional hearings in the near future, the House of Representative's top investigator said.


  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    DNC targets Hispanic vote with Spanish ad

    The Democratic National Committee is devoting its first television ad buy of the 2012 presidential race to a Spanish-language commercial, trying to persuade Hispanic voters in seven swing-state markets that President Obama has not failed them economically.


  • **FILE** Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida chairs the Democratic National Committee. (Associated Press)

    DNC's debut TV ad for 2012 in Spanish

    The Democratic National Committee is devoting its first television ad buy of the 2012 presidential race to a Spanish-language commercial, trying to persuade Hispanic voters in seven swing-state markets that President Obama has not failed them economically.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Wasserman Schultz a fitting DNC head

    How did the Democratic National Committee become as mean-spirited and dishonest as it is today? It began in 1992 when Bill Clinton got into office.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS
Michelle Obama steps into 2012 presidential campaigning on Thursday with a speech to the Democratic National Committee's Women's Leadership Forum.

    'Are you in?': First lady starts on campaign trail

    Michelle Obama made her first foray into the 2012 presidential campaign on Thursday, telling donors in Washington, D.C., that her husband needs them to "work like you have never worked before" so he can finish the job he started.


  • Double-murderer Jens Soering likely would have served two years, rather than life in prison, if sent to his native Germany. (Associated Press)

    Gubernatorial decision on killer now haunts candidate Kaine

    Former Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine's last-minute attempt to return an imprisoned murderer to his native Germany, where he likely would have been freed in two years, is threatening to emerge as a key early issue in one of the most anticipated U.S. Senate races next year.


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