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2014-03-31 16:25:37

NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON, DC, ZENGER ROOM WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A National Press Club Newsmaker in a continuing series on the 2014 elections will provide a congressional campaign update, with Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) discussing the Democratic case in the 2014 midterm elections, including the state of play, as well as key campaign issues, messages, and priorities. Israel will give an opening...

2014-03-25 16:24:09

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-NY) will make the Democrats' case for the 2014 midterm elections, discussing key campaign issues, messages and priorities, at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Wednesday, April 2 at 10 a.m. in the Club's Zenger Room. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080917/NPCLOGO Democrats need to win 17 additional seats to regain the House. Israel...

2014-03-20 20:21:27

LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following organizations devoted to reducing gun violence wrote to Alan and Cindy Horn today urging them to cancel a fundraiser they are holding for two Senators tonight. Alan Horn is the Chairman of Walt Disney Studios and his wife Cindy is a progressive donor and activist. As the groups noted, Senators Pryor and Begich, who both face reelection this year, were two of the four Democratic Senators who voted to defeat a...

2014-03-11 04:21:00

Majorities also feel each party is more interested in "beating" the opposition than in what's good for the country NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot tempers and heated words have always been part of the U.S. political scene. In fact, Aaron Burr challenged Alexander Hamilton to a duel in the early days of the United States. But how bad do Americans think it's gotten? A new Harris Poll addresses the issue of incivility in politics and public life, and whether it's seen as getting in...

2014-03-05 08:30:34

- For 2016 presidential race: Clinton, Biden, Cuomo and Warren lead among Democrats PITTSBURGH, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nagging concerns over The Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, appear likely to cost the Democratic Party during the 2014 congressional elections, according to the latest survey by The Robert Morris University Polling Institute Powered by Trib Total Media. The poll surveyed 1,006 American adults, and also found that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and former...

2014-02-13 12:25:46

SAINT LEO, Fla., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Democrat Alex Sink leads Republican David Jolly 46-37 percent ahead of the March 11 special congressional election in the Pinellas, Florida-based 13(th) congressional district, according to a new poll released today by the Saint Leo University Polling Institute. Libertarian Lucas Overby would get 12 percent of the vote if the election were held today. "Ms. Sink's advantage is being driven by solid favorability ratings coupled with issue...

2014-02-11 11:01:39

It’s not necessarily voters who should be blamed for the lack of minorities in state legislatures, but instead the two major political parties for not recruiting enough candidates, indicates new research by a Michigan State University scholar. Eric Gonzalez Juenke analyzed nearly 10,000 statehouse elections in 2000 and 2010 and found Latino candidates were on the ballot just 5 percent of the time. But when Latinos did run for office, they won just as often as their white counterparts –...

2014-02-05 16:25:31

-New research from uSamp shows grave concern across party lines in US- LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- uSamp, a leader in providing targeted audiences for global consumer and business insights, today unveiled a new study regarding Americans' views on data privacy and a new Constitutional Amendment to protect those rights. Overwhelmingly, Americans from every side of the political spectrum, whether they call themselves Liberals or Conservatives, Libertarians or Green-Party, are in...

2014-01-06 08:33:18

Resolution against 'American anti-democracy' calls on citizens to shun GOP SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A California business is seeking funding on website Indiegogo.com to pay for a full-page advertisement in the New York Times that asks United States citizens to "resolve to declare our independence from American anti-democracy." Indiegogo.com page link:...

2013-11-21 12:24:54

Majority Support Exists Regardless of Political Party NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide survey of U.S. voters finds that a solid majority of voters (61%) believe it would be possible to cut the amount of time it takes to do environmental reviews of infrastructure projects without harming the environment. Though Republicans are most likely to say this would be possible, a majority of every partisan group - Democrats (52%), Republicans (72%), and independents...