Democrats Clinch Critical Votes for Iran Nuclear DealPressing their advantage, the White House and insistent Senate Democrats locked up the votes Tuesday to frustrate attempts by outraged Republicans to pass a legislative rebuke to the Iran nuclear accord.
Dem Rep: There Is Chance Private Email Account 'Could Upend' Hillary Clinton's CampaignHillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among congressional Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.
Potential Dem Rivals To Hillary Clinton Plug Away In IowaThe Hillary Rodham Clinton juggernaut is coming to Iowa. Martin O'Malley already has beaten her to the early-voting state.
Some Democrats Eyeing GOP's 'Never Compromise' MottoRepublicans from sharply conservative House districts have won recent elections by promising to "never compromise," and now some Democrats are eyeing the same motto for their primaries.
Webb Quietly Meeting Dems Looking For Clinton AlternativeFormer Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says his decision whether to challenge Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination will rest on whether he can raise enough money to be viable in running against the heavy favorite.
Pelosi, Democrats Furious Over Netanyahu 'Condescension'House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi politely stood and clapped when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered the House chamber for his long-awaited, and highly controversial, speech to Congress. The longer he spoke, the less enthusiastic she got.
Republicans And Democrats Announce January Fundraising FiguresOn Friday, the House Democratic and Republican campaign organizations announced their fundraising figures for January as each starts amassing cash for next year's congressional elections.
Two Top Dems To Skip Netanyahu Speech: 'An Affront To The President'Two prominent House Democrats said Thursday they will skip Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress next month, saying they disapprove of House Speaker John Boehner's decision to invite the Israeli leader without consulting the White House.
Second Defeat For GOP On Homeland, Immigration BillSenate Republicans put Democrats on record for a second time Wednesday against legislation combining Homeland Security funding with rollbacks of President Barack Obama's immigration policies.
Reid: Republicans 'Posturing For The Right Wing Of Their Party'To hear congressional Republicans tell it, Democrats are so eager to grant work permits to immigrants in the U.S. illegally that they'd risk funding for the Homeland Security Department to do it. Democrats counter that it's Republicans who are jeopardizing the Homeland Security budget in their zeal to deport immigrants brought here illegally as children.
Obama Trying To Cheer Up House DemocratsPresident Barack Obama is trying to cheer up House Democrats, urging them to keep battling for middle-class families even as they trumpet brighter news about jobs, energy production and other economic milestones.
Senate Averts Shutdown Fears; Fights Over NomineesTheir power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's nominees, and several Republicans blamed tea party-backed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for creating an opening for the outgoing majority party to exploit.