California’s revamped primary system, approved by voters in 2010, allows the top two candidates regardless of political affiliation to advance to the general election. The idea is to fight polarization by making them appeal to a wider pool of voters.
The leader of House Democrats says her rank and file won’t support any year-end budget deal unless it includes plans to extend expiring unemployment benefits for long-term victims of the recession.
President Barack Obama is urging donors to buck up and making a thread-the-needle appeal for bipartisanship with Republicans even as he calls for replacing the House GOP majority and holding his Democratic edge in the Senate.
UC Davis law students will be addressed by Rep. Nancy Pelosi during the commencement address of their May graduation.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says a deal must be reached “in the next couple of days or the very beginning of next week” to avoid the fiscal cliff of automatic tax hikes and spending cuts.
She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says she’ll announce Wednesday whether she’ll continue in her current position or step down after her party failed to gain the 25 seats it needed to win the House majority.
For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.
Being president does not give a person license to disrespect opponents, and the disrespect and intolerance from Obama when a different opinion is expressed has been atrocious.
Forget Romney’s taxes that will simply confirm his wealthy. Let’s see Obama’s college transcripts and find out what is necessary for him to hide.
Does House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi have dark secrets about GOP presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich?