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Shakeup in Wendy Davis Campaign
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis is replacing her well-known campaign manager, Karin Johanson, with Texas state Rep. Chris Turner. “After building one of the most competitive campaign organizations Texas has seen in decades, Karin Johanson has let me know that she believes it’s
Dirty Money, Dysfunction and Disappointment: Retiring Members Dish on the Congress They Leave Behind
In an ABC News Exclusive, Jonathan Karl Sits Down With Four Members of Congress Who Will Not Be Returning to Capitol Hill
ABC News Exclusive: Retiring Members Talk ‘Dysfunctional’ Partisanship, ‘Strangling’ Special Interest Money and Greatest Disappointments
In an ABC News exclusive interview, four retiring representatives sat down with Senior Political Correspondent Jonathan Karl for a candid look back on their time serving in Congress. The two democrats and two republicans, all defeated in their bids for re-election, found common ground on the need
'World News' Political Insights -- Coast-to-Coast Strategy Positions GOP for Takeover
Republicans are entering the campaign's final stretch poised to sweep back into power in the House of Representatives, with historic gains likely to stem from a broad political strategy that's aligned itself with the national mood . In the Senate, GOP chances of a takeover appear narrower than they
Opposition to Health Reform Hasn’t Helped Democrats Avoid Tough Races
ABC News' Josh Goldstein reports: The health care reform law that passed in March has remained one of the most divisive issues of this campaign season. And while most Democrats heralded it as a major achievement and Republicans have pledged...
The Note: Made In America
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER MADE IN AMERICA. Vice President Joe Biden was relentless in his attacks on Monday night on the specter of unnamed donors pumping money into outside groups that are seeking to defeat Democrats this election...
The Pelosi Factor: NRCC Unveils New Ads
ABC News’ Michelle Dubert reports: Republicans want to make House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a star. In a spate of new ads released over the weekend by the National Republican Congressional Committee, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has a starring role. The Hotline reports that in the 12 new ads the
Committee Chairs Will Shift No Matter Which Party Controls Congress
The tumultuous midterm elections have put more than a dozen powerful House committee and subcommittee leaders in the danger zone this year, threatening to alter the landscape of Congress whether or not Democrats maintain their majority. With less than eight weeks to go before Election Day, a
Fight Lines: Scrambled politics, tricky paths on financial reform
The terrain is tricky to navigate -- but just might be hospitable with the right kind of politics -- as Obama tries to tackle financial reform.