Democrats facing a tough midterm election need someone to fire up the base. Joe Biden, on Twitter and on the trail, can be good at that. But there's a bigger social media powerhouse out there.
Until now, backers of reform have focused primarily on economic arguments: A reformed tax code would increase growth or create more jobs. But they may do better on tying tax reform to moral issues, such as fairness.
Fundraising alone won't be enough for the congressional midterm elections, says the House's No. 3 Democrat. Obama's help turning out the vote will be key for the party, Rep. Jim Clyburn suggests.