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What's Behind the 2014 Midterm Election Cycle's Trendiest Attack Line
This midterm election cycle’s trendiest attack line has put incumbent members of Congress in a no-win situation. The more time these lawmakers spend away from the committee rooms of Capitol Hill , the more vulnerable they are to attacks for not meeting the most basic requirements of public office.
The Midterms Of Our Discontent
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES A BIG NUMBER FOR THE GOP: Registered voters by a 53-39 percent margin say they’d rather see the Republicans in control of Congress as a counterbalance to President Obama’s policies than a Democratic-led Congress to help support him, according to...
Top Democrat Challenges GOP's McConnell on Campaign Finance
The House Budget Committee’s top democrat picked a political fight with Sen. Minority Leader Mitch McConnell over campaign finance reforms during a speech Monday. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., challenged McConnell to be more specific in his critique of the DISCLOSE Act, Van Hollen’s campaign ...
Obama Campaign Remembers Their Mantra (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE BATTLE TO DEFINE MITT: According to a new USA Today poll of 12 battleground states — Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin — ...
Nancy Pelosi Relents, Appears on 'The Colbert Report'
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi relented on her oath not to appear on Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” when she joined host Stephen Colbert Wednesday for a segment to promote the DISCLOSE act. Prior to the segment featuring Pelosi Colbert teased a video clip of a...
Would Campaign Finance Disclosure Create Spoils System?
ABC News' Matthew Jaffe (@jaffematt) reports: Republicans on Capitol Hill are up in arms about an expected move by President Obama to make companies disclose their political donations if they want to bid for government contracts. The president is expected...
Van Hollen: 'Danger' 2012 Budget Won't Pass
Georgia please be joined help in the cannon rotunda by congressman Chris van he's the ranking Democrat. On the House Budget Committee represents the great state of Maryland and in congressman what is this recess been like from your perspective you guys have been hammering Republicans over that vote
Taking Stock of President Obama's 2010 State of the Union Address
White House Says Tonight's Speech Will Not Be a 'Laundry List' of Policy Proposals
Glassman To McCain: 'Retire'
Alexis my friend I know his character. You can trust. You can count on him collecting is in this for the right reasons people leave a phenomenal. US senator. To Obama's for the price of one their first campaign together of the election cycle for their home state of Illinois trying to hold onto that
Tim Kaine on Mid-Term Elections
The DNC chairman sits down with ABC News' Christiane Amanpour on "This Week."