Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Latest Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Items
  • Travis Fugate, a member of the Kentucky National Guard who was blinded by an IED attack in Iraq, wipes his eyes as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 29, 2014, before the House Veterans Affairs subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations.  The panel is examining inadequacies in the Veterans Administration's treatment of visually-impaired veterans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

    Analysis: Seeking political gain over VA issues

    Republicans and Democrats alike want it both ways when it comes to any misdeeds at veterans hospitals, each side accusing the other of seeking unseemly political gain from the misfortune of the nation's warriors, while simultaneously maneuvering for an advantage in midterm elections.


  • President Obama greets guests on the tarmac upon his arrival at Philadelphia International Airport on Nov. 14, 2013. Obama traveled to Pennsylvania to raise campaign money benefiting the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. (Associated Press)

    Senate Democrats boast bigger fundraising haul

    The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee finally had something to crow about, announcing Monday that it raised slightly more than its Republican counterpart in April.


  • Critics turned up the heat on Sen. Mark Udall, Colorado Democrat, after it was revealed he was among those invited to billionaire Tom Steyer's Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee fund-raiser. (Associated Press)

    Sen. Mark Udall feeling heat over ties to climate change billionaire

    Not all Coloradans were impressed by Sen. Mark Udall's invitation to liberal billionaire Tom Steyer's exclusive Democratic Party fund-raiser.


  • Maine Secretary of State Charlie Summers, the GOP nominee for Senate, is counting on former Gov. Angus King and state Sen. Cynthia Dill to split the Democratic vote. (Associated Press)

    In Maine's 
3-way Senate 
race, party 
lines blurred

    Sen. Olympia J. Snowe's decision to retire this year, citing "polarization" in Washington, shocked Maine voters and set off a crazy scramble between would-be successors — including a fellow Republican who is feuding with Mrs. Snowe, an independent former governor who vows to try to work with both parties and a Democrat whose own party doesn't particularly want to see her do well.


  • ** FILE ** In this April 15, 2010, file photo, former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson addresses a tea party rally in Madison, Wis. Thompson is launching his Senate campaign with a rally on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

    Ex-Wis. Gov. Thompson launches GOP bid for Senate

    The toughest opponent Tommy Thompson may have to overcome in next year's U.S. Senate race is Tommy Thompson himself.


  • Stanford

    Both parties scheme for Ponzi cash

    The fundraising arms for Democratic and Republican members of Congress don't agree on much, except when it comes to all the big donations they've gotten over the years from jailed financier R. Allen Stanford.


  • Political Scene

    Senate Democrats Tuesday tabbed Washington state Sen. Patty Murray to head the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and lead the party's 2012 effort to win back seats lost in the 2010 midterms.


  • Sen. Patty Murray waves to supporters as her husband, Rob Murray, looks on at an election night party for Democrats on Tuesday in Seattle. (Associated Press)

    Murray to lead Senate Dems' election efforts

    Senate Democrats tabbed Sen. Patty Murray of Washington on Tuesday to head the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee and lead the party's effort to win back lost seats heading into the 2012 elections.


  • Tony Podesta

    Numerous lobbyists do BP's bidding

    Weeks after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began, the fundraising arm for Senate Democrats circulated a petition to hold BP "accountable" while accusing Republicans of making excuses for "bad environmental actors."


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