California Billionaire May Be Democrats’ Savior

California Billionaire May Be Democrats’ Savior

By Christopher Cadelago, McClatchy Washington Bureau SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- He's about $98 billion short of the competition. But Tom Steyer is the angel the Democrats have been loo ...

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5 Ways Republicans Could Still Lose The House

5 Ways Republicans Could Still Lose The House

This should be the Republicans' year. Democrats need to defend 20 U.S. Senate seats, seven of which are in states Mitt Romney won, even as he lost to President Obama by nearly 5 m ...

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The Hillary Difference

The Hillary Difference

WASHINGTON -- There are two majorities in the country right now. One disapproves of President Obama. The other is still inclined to vote Democratic. The key question for the 2014 ...

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WATCH: Quinn Welcomes Rauner To General Election With Minimum Wage Attack Ad

WATCH: Quinn Welcomes Rauner To General Election With Minimum Wage Attack Ad

Just hours after billionaire venture capitalist Bruce Rauner won the Republican nomination for governor in Illinois, incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn welcomed him to the general elect ...

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A Farewell To Crazy: What Went Wrong For Steve Stockman

A Farewell To Crazy: What Went Wrong For Steve Stockman

Photo: Gage Skidmore via Flickr One of the strangest, least effective campaigns in recent memory came to an ignominious end on Tuesday night, when U.S. Representative Steve Stockm ...

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WATCH: Why The Minimum Wage Should Be At Least $18 An Hour

WATCH: Why The Minimum Wage Should Be At Least $18 An Hour

Democrats are still pushing to raise the minimum wage, even after a report from the Congressional Budget Office helped Republicans make the hollow argument against raising the low ...

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The 2014 Factor No One Is Talking About — Seniors Are Turning On The GOP

The 2014 Factor No One Is Talking About — Seniors Are Turning On The GOP

Congressional Republicans have passed a budget, raised the debt limit and punted on immigration reform with one goal in mind. They want to make the 2014 midterm elections about Ob ...

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5 Reasons The GOP Caved On The Debt Limit

5 Reasons The GOP Caved On The Debt Limit

RIP, debt ceiling crises. It's obvious that Republicans have lost their old passion for holding the global economy hostage. Their final demands would have required Democrats to ag ...

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GOP Strategists: If Republicans Focus On White Voters, They’re Doomed In 2016… And Beyond

GOP Strategists: If Republicans Focus On White Voters, They’re Doomed In 2016… And Beyond

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) has given us a preview of what his alibi will be if he can't lead his caucus through the complicated dance it will take to pass substantive immigration ...

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