Democratic Party

President Barack Obama announces the appointment of Elizabeth Warren as assistant to the president and special adviser to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Sept. 17, 2010 in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Warren Standing Up To Obama Magnifying Rifts In Democratic Party

During the depths of the economic crises that consumed his first term, President Barack Obama helped pluck a Harvard professor named Elizabeth Warren out of relative obscurity and made her the face of his campaign to curtail Wall Street banks.

12/16/2014

Republican presidential hopefuls, like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, have been meeting big donors and sizing up the competition in Florida. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Govs Starting To Strut Their Stuff For 2016

A half-dozen potential Republican presidential contenders spent last week coaxing would-be supporters at a Florida resort.

11/28/2014

Former President Bill Clinton introduces Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) during a campaign rally on November 2, 2014 in Texarkana, Arkansas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

School Board President Wants To Ban Political Rallies At Schools Following Bill Clinton Visit

Many parents upset about school property being used for a political rally involving Democrats Bill Clinton and Sen. Mark Pryor.

11/27/2014

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California's 7th Congressional District. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

California Democrat Retains Seat In Costliest House Race

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and former Republican congressman Doug Ose spent nearly $20 million in California’s 7th Congressional District.

11/19/2014

Republican Dan Sullivan defeated Sen. Mark Begich in a race that was too close to call on election night. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

GOP’s Win In Alaska Adds To Party’s Senate Sweep

Republican Dan Sullivan defeated Sen. Mark Begich in a race that was too close to call on election night.

11/12/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a press conference after meeting with fellow Democratic Senators, on Capitol Hill, on July 9, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Manchin: ‘That’s Bulls***’ If Dems Try to Block GOP’s Agenda Over Next 2 Years

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., won’t put up with his party if they try to block the Republicans’ Senate agenda over the next two years.

11/12/2014

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: 66 Percent Of Republicans Say Party ‘Stand Up’ To Obama ‘Even If Less Gets Done’

In the wake of last week’s midterm elections that gave GOP lawmakers control of both the House and Senate, a clear majority of Republican voters say they don’t want their party leaders working with President Obama – even if it means less gets done in Washington.

11/12/2014

The Louisiana governor urges Congressional majorities leaders to do more than simply reject President Obama's policies. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Jindal: GOP ‘Better Not Waste’ Election Victories

Louisiana governor urges Congressional majorities leaders to do more than simply reject President Obama’s policies.

11/07/2014

A man watches election returns at Thom Tillis' watch party in Charlotte. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

GOP In Charge: Eager To Move On Keystone XL, Taxes

Republicans say they are ready to move legislation approving the Keystone pipeline, trim Obamacare and cut taxes.

11/06/2014

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Exit Poll: Party Leaders A Drag On Both Sides

More than a third of those who voted for a Republican House candidate were dissatisfied or angry with GOP leaders in Congress; a quarter of Democratic voters upset with President Obama.

11/04/2014

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