53 min ago
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Presidential visit forces Democrats to think twice
When an unpopular president comes to town, politicians have a choice: get the good suit pressed and polish the dress shoes - or slip on a pair of sneakers and run as far away as possible.
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11 hrs ago
Alan Grayson and the War on Women goes live
Well, it turns out that there's a grammar problem with that sentence, and being a Grammar Nazi we can't let that lie.
19 hrs ago
DNC chief: Issa silences opposition
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz compared Rep. Darrell Issa's behavior at a hearing Wednesday to oppression in Ukraine and Venezuela, accusing him of silencing opposition.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
'Growing Crescendo' in GOP to Hold Lerner in Contempt
There's a "growing crescendo" to hold retired IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her repeated refusal to testify about the tax agency's targeted scrutiny of tea party groups, one House Oversight Committee member said Wednesday.
Milwaukee rules out bid for 2016 Democratic National Convention
Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has notified the Democratic National Committee that it will not bid on the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Dems Plan 'Project Ivy' Tech Program to Creep Up on GOP
Democrats are confident their tech and data tools will help them gain some ground on the GOP's edge in the midterm elections.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Vigil for Venezuela at Bayfront Park in Miami Monday
A vigil is being held in Miami Monday night for Venezuela, as a group of South Florida lawmakers met with local Hispanic leaders to discuss the ongoing crisis in the country At a press conference hosted by Doral Councilwoman Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, students of all nationalities called on their countries' presidents to support Venezuela as ... (more)
The Miami Herald
Wasserman Schultz: Obama 'looking' at Venezuela sanctions, should act on immigration
President Barack Obama's administration is considering imposing sanctions on Venezuelan officials culpable in that nation's repression and who travel to and hold bank accounts in the United States, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Monday.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Labor Gains in Washington Despite Falling Membership
After snubbing the 2012 Democratic National Convention, labor leaders are this year pledging a flood of cash and volunteers for the party's U.S. Senate candidates -- and getting plenty in return.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Democrats, Republicans vie to show solidarity with Venezuelans
Democrats and Republicans are taking plenty of shots at each other as they try to make themselves look good and sway the state's critical Hispanic voting population.
The Willits News
Column: For 2014 midterms, Democrats are on defense
President Barack Obama, center, goes to give Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, D-Fla., left, a hug as Democratic strategist Donna Brazile watches at right.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Venezuela: U.S. 'has to stand as a moral leader'
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., talks to Local 10's Christina Vazquez about the ongoing violence in Venezuela.
Miami New Times
Miami Interested in Hosting 2016 Democratic National Convention
The Miami area hasn't held a presidential nominating convention since both the Democratic and Republican parties held their conventions in the Miami Beach convention center back in 1972.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Safe seats, frequent flyers
New Hampshire had several visits from out-of-state U.S. Congressmen last month. Reps.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Sunshine State News
Happy Birthday to Us
Today is Sunshine State News' fourth birthday. A blink in history, granted. But in Tallahassee, in this cliquish, who-you-know town of rumors and bluster, conflict and contradictions -- and occasionally something truly extraordinary ... well, four years really is something.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Obama frames populist theme for Dems in 2014
President Barack Obama speaks at the Democratic National Committee Winter Meeting in Washington, Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
President Obama's remarks at DNC winter meeting
THE PRESIDENT: You better be ready to go. All right, everybody have a seat. Have a seat.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Clintons Provide Firepower Behind DNC 'Voter Expansion Project'
Democrats believe they've discovered a way to play more offense against Republican efforts that have had the effect of making it harder for many voters - especially young, senior and minority citizens - to cast their ballots.
Philadelphia Keeps Itself In Running For 2016 Democratic Convention
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter has sent a letter to the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee expressing interest in hosting the party's 2016 national convention.
The Washington Post
Biden to Democrats: Don't apologize in 2014
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday told Democrats to stop apologizing for their policies and go on offense as party leaders try to overcome pessimism about prospects for the November election.