Rep. Steve Israel, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, says Dems have moved within striking distance for winning control of the US House in Election 2012.
The top officials at the US Chamber of Commerce scold Congress over stalled transportation bill. But they defend tea partyers as 'people who believe in conservative economic policies.'
But the bill, which would provide several protections for women in the workplace, is unlikely to overcome a filibuster by Senate Republicans.
Reports of altercations between Ron Paul supporters and police at the Louisiana state GOP convention don't do Ron Paul any good as he seeks a voice at the national convention in August.
For an incumbent president, negative ads always carry risks. But attacking Mitt Romney over his record on job creation while governor of Massachusetts may be Obama's only play right now.