| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:17 PM
Climate change is causing glaciers to melt, heat waves to become more intense, species to become extinct and low-lying island nations like Tuvalu to disappear altogether. To this list of calamities, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee has added another: Climate...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., will be a guest on ‘Meet the Press.' Photo credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images UPDATE: THE REVISED GUEST LIST IS AT THE BOTTOM: The fiscal cliff, Susan Rice and Benghazi will be topics on the Sunday morning...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The guest list will be more star-studded than usual this Sunday morning. It should be especially fascinating to hear the discussion about whether the White House is threatening reporters. Bob Woodward of The Washington Post has said he was made...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Congressional hopefuls Julia Brownley, Alan Lowenthal and Scott Peters have been tapped for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue" program. The program helps promising Democrats running in Republican-held districts....
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Controversial tea party-backed freshman Rep. Joe Walsh, in a tough race for re-election against Democrat Tammy Duckworth, said Thursday he would skip a visit to the Republican National Convention in Tampa at the end of next month.
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Nancy Pelosi, the once – and she hopes future – speaker of the House is giving a boost to Democratic congressional candidate Lois Frankel just eight days before the Aug. 14 Democratic primary.
Pelosi appears Monday with Frankel in Boca Raton,...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 3:32 PM
Mitt Romney on Saturday announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate for the White House-- a bold and risky move that energized both conservatives and their opponents.
Ryan is a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:03 PM
President Barack Obama is back in Chicago tonight for a pair of fundraisers as Democrats try to capture the House and defend the Senate next year. During his 15-minute remarks at the Hilton, Obama said he's willing to work with Republicans, but said he...
| May 30, 2013
| 5:19 AM
President Barack Obama came home to Chicago on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic congressional candidates as part of his party's push to take back control of the House and preserve Democrats' majority in the Senate next year.
While potentially a...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| May 24, 2013
| 4:01 PM
The White House this afternoon confirmed that President Barack Obama will fly to Chicago for Democratic fundraisers Wednesday.
The Tribune reported this month that the president and two other Democratic leaders will visit Chicago to attend two...
| May 1, 2013
— President Barack Obama and two other Democratic leaders will visit Chicago on May 29 to attend two fundraisers for House Democrats.
Obama will be accompanied by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., who...