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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Steve Israel
With less than 100 days to go before the November election, the National Republican Campaign Committee envisions picking up 11 House seats — even though it has raised $23 million less than its Democratic counterpart.
The head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Tuesday that the House GOP's threats of suing or impeaching President Obama have been a fundraising boon for Democrats — putting them on stronger footing financially as they gear up for the homestretch of the 2014 election.
New York Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, condemned an email sent by his own organization last week that called a Republican Iraq War veteran a "coward."
Rep. Steve Israel, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said on a recent CNN appearance that the majority of Republican lawmakers and party members are racist — but then threw a bone and clarified that maybe "not all" were.
An overhaul to the nation's broken immigration system remains stalled because "the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism," the head of the House committee to elect Democratic lawmakers said Sunday.
Rep. Steve Israel, New York Democrat, said Wednesday that he hopes Alex Sink, the Democrat who lost the special election in Florida's 13th district to David Jolly, will run again in November.
Two suburban New York congressmen called Monday for prison time and stiff fines for anyone convicted of interfering with the radio transmissions of emergency responders.
An empty seat and swing districts loom large as Republicans and Democrats look to pick up House seats in New York this year.
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.
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.
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.
The head of the Democratic campaign arm in the House said Thursday that the party's upset win in Tuesday's special congressional election for a New York House seat shows that the lower chamber is up for grabs in the next election.
Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said they saw their best donations when they fired off a plea for help to defend Mr. Obama against impeachment, collecting $1 million in a single day.
Mr. Israel said that all the GOP talk about suing or impeaching President Obama has been a financial boon for Democrats, firing up its base and pushing swing voters in their direction.