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Topic - Steve Israel
The head of the campaign arm for House Democrats downplayed the notion that a loss in a Florida special election this month would spell trouble for the party's chances of picking up a significant number of House seats in the midterm election this fall.
Gov. Jan Brewer's veto of a bill allowing businesses to refuse service to gays exposed a fracture within the Republican Party between social conservatives and the GOP's pro-business wing, a split that Democrats hope to turn into a midterm election campaign issue.
With his popularity sinking and his faulty health-care law endangering Democratic candidates, President Obama will head out of Washington Sunday to show he's still an asset to his party — by raising campaign money
Democrats spent heavily to win Virginia's governorship, but Republicans said Wednesday that the closer-than-expected loss by state Attorney General Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II provided a clear demonstration of how they can exploit the unpopularity of Obamacare next year to win the congressional midterm elections.
A "civil war" in the Republican caucus has lead to chaos, confusion and little getting done in Washington, Rep. Steve Israel, New York Democrat, said Thursday on MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports."
The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Tuesday that it is too early to tell whether his party can take over the House in the 2014 election but that he is confident the issue of Syria will not stand in its way.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford — once a rising star in the Republican Party whose career crashed four years ago after a bizarre extramarital affair — capped a remarkable political comeback Tuesday by winning a special election for the state's open House seat.
Gun control advocates are pushing to salvage a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines as part of the post-Newtown debate, but they may have been outflanked by technology in the form of 3D printers.
Republicans on Sunday said they welcome the White House's new "charm offensive" — even if they are skeptical of the motives behind President Obama's renewed effort to schmooze with some of his administration's harshest critics.
If anyone still thinks President Obama is serious about putting our fiscal house in order, Exhibits A and B prove he has been playing political games with this issue from the beginning.
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Slamming the Republican Party establishment for tapping Mitt Romney as its standard-bearer, the co-founder of the nation's largest tea party group said Wednesday the lessons learned from the 2012 presidential election will strengthen the grass-roots movement, making it an even more important part of the GOP's future.
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.
Three high-profile House conservatives, facing opponents insisting that their views are too extreme, have tricky paths to re-election next month.
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.
"Republicans have a 13 percent job approval, they shut down the government, they are extreme, they are irresponsible," he said.
Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said that race between Republican David Jolly and Democrat Alex Sink in Florida's 13th congressional district is a "toss up."