The Democratic National Committee will run a newspaper ad in Detroit on Wednesday targeting Mitt Romney as the GOP presidential front-runner arrives for a debate at Oakland University.
President Barack Obama raised more than $86 million for his 2012 re-election campaign in the second quarter of this year, the campaign announced in a video e-mailed to supporters Wednesday.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Florida said Tuesday that she is President Barack Obama's choice to be the next chair of the Democratic National Committee.
With just over two weeks before the election, Pres. Obama rallied voters at an event for Washington Sen. Patty Murray.
President Obama will wake up in San Francisco, California, on Friday amid a five-state, four-day tour aimed at propping up embattled key Senate incumbents.
The Democratic National Committee will report raising $16 million in September, the committee's biggest cash haul so far in the 2010 election cycle.
A top White House official sharply denied a report that claims President Obama's political advisers are weighing a national television advertising campaign that would portray the Republican Party as dominated by Tea Party activists.
The Democratic National Committee has launched a new website where anyone can upload videos. Call this the political YouTube.
The Democratic National Committee has named four cities as finalists to host the 2012 Democratic convention.
Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) responds to a DNC ad about the oil spill and Rep. Barton's recent apology to BP.
A contentious special election to fill late Sen. Ted Kennedy's Senate seat could have an effect on the cause he championed -- health care.
The House and Senate will soon begin negotiating a final bill on health care reform. CNN's Brianna Keilar has a preview.
As Democrats on Capitol Hill move toward revealing landmark bills to drastically reform the nation's health care system, the White House and the Democratic National Committee are increasing efforts to rally public support.
After e-mail pleas and nationwide canvassing, President Obama's political arm has made a TV ad that will air Thursday, urging voters to pressure Congress to approve his $3.6 trillion budget.
President Obama takes his first stab Wednesday night at the role of fundraiser in chief.
National Democrats plan to unveil a new theme Thursday in their ongoing campaign to portray conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh as the true leader of the Republican Party.
Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner delivered the keynote address Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado. Here is a transcript:
A look back at some moments from opening night of the Democratic National Convention.
CNN.com's Lila King looks at some of the video submitted by iReporters from the DNC.
Michelle Obama took center stage at the Democratic National Convention on Monday night, stressing her love for the nation and making her case for why her husband should be the next president.
It was a very earthy opening: On the eve of the Democratic National Convention's kick-off, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland and the Dave Matthews Band drew some 8,000 fans and environmental activists to their "Green Sunday."
The high-tech stage at the Democratic National Convention in Denver is officially unveiled.
CNN's Jonathan Mann gives a preview of what to expect at the Democratic National Convention.
The Democratic National Convention -- and a quirky Colorado radio show -- promise to bring environmentalism to the forefront of the U.S. political agenda once and for all
Sen. Barack Obama's presidential bid added more than 65,000 donors and raised more than $51 million in the month of July, the Obama campaign said in a statement released Saturday.
Barack Obama's campaign allows Hillary Clinton's name placed into nomination at the DNC.
A 30-member Democratic Party panel decided Saturday how to award Florida and Michigan delegates to presidential candidates Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama.
CNN Political Editor Mark Preston covers the political hot topics, including a Democrat changing his vote.
A Hillary Clinton backer's defection to the Barack Obama camp tightens the race for superdelegates, who could determine which candidate will become the Democratic presidential nominee.
CNN's Mark Preston looks at Rev. Wright's latest comments and the latest candidate poll numbers.
A Democratic National Committee TV ad released Sunday uses Sen. John McCain's remarks on U.S. troops staying in Iraq for "100 years" to paint a portrait of a candidate fixated on keeping a permanent presence in the war-torn country.
The Democratic Party on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Federal Elections Commission seeking to force the group to investigate whether Sen. John McCain has violated federal spending limits for his primary campaign.
CNN's Candy Crowley reports on the Obama McCain spat over campaign fundraising
MoveOn.org, a grassroots powerhouse that supports Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination, launched a fundraising drive Thursday to counter Sen. Hillary Clinton's wealthy supporters.
The fight over Florida's disputed primary may have a disturbing fallout for the Democrats: turning off voters in the fall election
The Democratic National Committee is violating the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment by allowing only four states to hold caucuses or primaries before the first Tuesday in February, a Florida attorney argued Monday before a federal appeals court.
CNN's Susan Candiotti reports on a court hearing in a lawsuit that could affect the outcome of the Florida primary.
A proposal is taking shape for Michigan Democrats to hold a new presidential primary, a Democratic source close to the negotiations says.
Florida Democrats want a do-over, but the state's Democratic congressional delegation on Thursday rejected a plan for recouping the 210 delegates the state lost when it moved its primary ahead of the approved time frame.
Democrats debate whether mail-in ballots will solve the primary delegate impasse. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Florida Democrats want a new primary vote, and state party officials have a proposal for recouping the 210 delegates the Sunshine State lost when it moved its primary ahead of the approved time frame.
For two weeks we have watched nearly every political hack from Michigan and Florida hit the airwaves to tell us that voters in those states deserve to have their votes counted, and new elections should be called for and paid by the Democratic National Committee.
Not too many kids tell their parents who to vote for when they're 5 years old or ask their fourth-grade teacher to watch the presidential inauguration. But what would you expect from a 21-year-old superdelegate?
NAACP Chairman Julian Bond's decision to weigh in on the Democratic Party's conundrum when it comes to seating delegates from Michigan and Florida has created a firestorm of discussion on blogs and talk shows, and frankly, I'm still unclear as to what his intent was.
As the Democratic primary race heats up between Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, the delegate estimate between the two remains extremely close. For the first time, Democratic superdelegates may decide their party's nominee.
Time magazine senior political analyst Mark Halperin says it has come down to momentum vs. delegates for the Democrats.
Can't wait for the primaries? Don't worry. As CNN's Tom Foreman reports, states keep moving their dates up.
The Iowa Republican Party will hold its caucus January 3 to beat other states' rush to move up their primaries in the presidential nomination process.
When Philip D. Murphy, formerly global co-head of Goldman Sachs's investment management division, became the Democratic National Committee's national finance chairman last year (and yet another Goldman alum to enter politics), he knew he'd be stepping into the middle of a donkey fight - one that pitted DNC chair Howard Dean against Senator Charles Schumer and Congressman Rahm Emanuel.
Five Democratic presidential candidates Tuesday sought to officially withdraw from Michigan's January 15 primary, rendering the event virtually insignificant.
Viewpoint: The DNC chairman's efforts to punish state Dems for an early primary could hurt the party when it counts most
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Tuesday joined the leading Democratic and Republican White House hopefuls in agreeing to participate in back-to-back New Hampshire presidential debates next month in the politically influential Granite State.
Over the past several months, presidential candidates have been visiting New Hampshire to deliver speeches or to meet privately in relatively safe settings in an effort to court the state's influential electorate.
Don't ask Ed Gillespie and Terry McAuliffe to stand close together for a photograph. The two political moneymen can't do it. It's not that Gillespie, the former Republican National Committee chairm...
Nevada and South Carolina will join Iowa and New Hampshire as the kickoff states for the 2008 Democratic presidential nominating contest, under a plan approved Saturday by the Democratic National Committee.
Nevada and South Carolina will likely join Iowa and New Hampshire as kickoff states for the Democratic presidential nominating process in 2008 after a panel voted to recommend the measure to the party's national committee Saturday.
Initially dismissed by the White House as a "third-rate burglary," the June 17, 1972, break-in at Democratic National Committee headquarters mushroomed into a constitutional crisis that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon.
How did Howard Dean, whose presidential campaign got derailed by endless replays of a barbaric yawp, go from public laughingstock to party leader?
As the Democratic National Committee opens its annual meeting, a new poll of DNC members suggests party leaders want to see some serious changes and believe former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean will do an excellent job as party chairman.
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean appears to have virtually locked up the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, after his last major challenger dropped out of the race and endorsed him Friday night.
With more than a whiff of self-congratulations, Democrats love to call themselves the tolerant party.
The campaign for Democratic chairman turned contentious over the weekend when Tim Roemer lashed out at criticism of his views on abortion and accused opponents of negative campaigning.
Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, whose high-flying presidential campaign crashed a year ago in the political chill of Iowa, announced Tuesday that he will run for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee.
Practical Democratic politicians, intent on reversing a decade of decline, feel trapped in a bad dream with Howard Dean as the most prominent prospect to be the party's national chairman.
Amid strong competition over who will lead the party as the next Democratic National Committee chairman, former Indiana congressman and 9/11 commission member Tim Roemer has emerged as a possible new candidate.
Democrats used their weekly radio address Saturday to focus on ensuring accurate ballot counts and elections free of voter intimidation.
The Democratic National Committee spent $27.2 million on behalf of John Kerry's campaign for president in the first 18 days of October, according to the Federal Election Commission.
The Democratic National Committee has filed a formal complaint with the Federal Election Commission over Sinclair Broadcast Group's plans to air a program in prime time accusing John Kerry of betraying American POWs during the Vietnam War.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, owner of the largest group of television stations in the nation, plans to air a documentary that accuses Sen. John Kerry of betraying American prisoners during the Vietnam War, a newspaper reported Monday.
As first lady Laura Bush and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger were recommending President Bush to the nation for another four years Tuesday night, a merry band of Democrats across town was partying against another Bush term.
As you read this, the people of Boston are digging out from the Democratic National Convention, and we New Yorkers are bracing for the Republicans. Obviously, these quadrennial circuses are about c...
Last week, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) ended. But the First Amendment issues that were raised there did not. Indeed, they are likely to continue on indefinitely -- recurring at the upcoming Republican National Convention (RNC), and similar public events raising intense security concerns.
Protesters outside the Democratic National Convention skirmished briefly with police Thursday. Police reported four arrests, but not all were related to that clash.
Set to address his party's convention Wednesday night, vice presidential candidate John Edwards is perhaps the best-known of the Democrats' rising stars.
Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.
Blogger activity started to hit full stride on the second day of the Democratic National Convention as logistical issues were resolved and jet lag wore off.
Check out the links below to hot political stories around the country this morning.
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A group of college students have traveled far from home, enduring long hours and security checks. Yet they never waiver from their mission -- to help CNN cover the Democratic National Convention.
A state arbitrator has proposed a settlement of a thorny pay dispute between the city of Boston and its police union, which had raised the specter of picketing at next week's Democratic National Convention.
If the Bush administration's intelligence can be believed, the 2004 presidential election, or the related democratic processes associated with the election, have been targeted by terrorists. Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge has repeatedly said, "Al Qaeda is moving forward with plans to carry out a large-scale attack in the United States aimed to disrupt our democratic process."
A federal judge Thursday denied a lawsuit brought by protestors and groups trying to get better access to delegates at the Democratic National Convention.
U.S. stocks closed mixed Monday, with blue chips managing a late session rise as oil fell below $40 a barrel, while technology shares declined, thanks to a bearish Merrill Lynch note on the semiconductor sector.
He has been regularly described as "too partisan," "bombastic" and "abrasive." And that's just by the man's friends.
We begin this week much as we ended the last one -- with a renewed focus on jobs.
The Democratic Party and its all-but-official nominee for the White House announced Friday that they have broken fund-raising records in recent months, helping stock the barrels for the campaign to oust President Bush.
Telemarketers hold a special place in our national consciousness, somewhere between ambulance-chasing lawyers and Bernie Ebbers. That's why most of us are celebrating the upcoming introduction of t...
If you tune out Dan Burton, the House Reform Committee chairman who refers to President Clinton as a "scumbag"; ignore House majority leader Dick Armey, who suggests that the president might have t...
STEVEN LEUTHOLD, 48,a Minneapolis financial adviser, on the stock market's January gyrations: ''You have to realize we're in Looney Tunes land, and you should stay fairly close to the exits.''
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