Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Eight Reasons Why Congress Offers the Worst Job in America

    Imagine, in a moment of suspended belief, that your job pays 174 grand a year. And comes with a $1.3 million expense account. And a staff of eighteen Ivy League yes-men whose sole duty is to bray loud and wide about the miracle that is you -- when they're not babysitting your kids or fetching your d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2011

    Nancy Pelosi, Other Top Democrats Call For Anthony Weiner's Resignation (Update)

    ​Though she's heretofore stopped short of calling for Anthony Weiner to resign, Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi is changing her tune in light of allegations that Weiner corresponded with a teenage girl online. She and other top Democrats -- Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2011

    Paul Ryan's Medicare Plan Scaring Voters? Rightblogger Solution: Paul Ryan for President!

    Last Tuesday a Democrat came from behind to win a special election in New York's overwhelmingly Republican 26th Congressional District. Kathy Hochul's surge coincided with heavy, issue-specific campaign advertising, reminding NY-26 voters that Republicans in Congress supported a plan to turn Medicar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    A Presidential Menu; a Caveman's Kitchen Tool

    This week in food blogs ... Grub Street found out what President Barack Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi ate at the $15,000-a-plate Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee dinner at the St. Regis. Eater learned firsthand just how hard it is to get into Provocateur without a reservation ... even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2010

    Ripert, Chang, Colicchio & Dufresne on Treme; Marcus Samuelsson Demoted to Shareholder at Aquavit

    ​Josh Moulton, who was the executive chef at West in Los Angeles, will take over the kitchen at Monkey Bar, which recently lost consulting chef Larry Forgione to P.J. Clarke's. [NY Times] Aquavit is no longer referring to Marcus Samuelsson as its chef-owner. The Top Chef Masters contender is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Club for Growth Says Hoffman Leads in NY-23

    Last week a Research 2000 poll showed Democrat Bill Owens leading in that contentious NY-23 Congressional race, holding 35 points with Republican Dede Scozzafava at 30 and insurgent Conservative Party candidate Bill Hoffman, backed by Sarah Palin and other prominent rightwingers, at 23 percent. Tod ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2009

    Report: Tedisco Concedes, Murphy Wins NY-20 House Seat

    The Albany Project reports that Jim Tedisco has finally conceded the NY-20 Congressional race. The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee just sent out his congrats to winner Scott Murphy. It's been looking that way for a day or two, with Murphy up 401 votes in the post-electora ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2006

    Question 17: Do You Like Good or Evil?

    "Do you support Congressional Democrats using filibusters and other tactics to block the most extreme Republican legislation or the worst of President Bush's judicial nominees?" So asks the 2006 New Directions Survey sent by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to targeted Democratic vote ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2006

    Time for the NFL Payoffs!

    Some folks say that sports and politics don't mix. That must be why no one remembers that U.S.-U.S.S.R. hockey game in 1980. Duh! They mix all the time. And so, with Division Playoff weekend looming, it's time to ask that eternal question: Of the NFL teams still pursuing the Lombardi Trophy, which ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2004

    The Best Votes Money Can Buy

    Facts and figures of the most expensive election campaign in U.S. history

  • Music

    August 17, 2004

    Pay to Play

    Getting bucks from different heads of the music-biz hydra

  • News

    August 14, 2001

    Veep Freeze

    A Web Site Urges Cheney to Name Names

  • News

    April 4, 2000
  • News

    July 6, 1999

    The Body Impolitic

    Jesse goes To The Mat

  • News

    February 2, 1999

    Impeachment, Stupid

    Republicans Reeling From Backlash