Democrats Aiming to Take Back House

The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is recruiting candidates to help overtake the Republican-controlled House in 2012. Two years ago, the GOP thumped Democrats with the help of the Tea Party and took 63 seats to win the majority. But Congressman Steve Israel, D-Ny., who heads the DCCC, believes Democrats can capture 25 […]

NRCC Blames Credit Downgrade on Chandler “Spending Spree”

Highlighting the importance of the state’s 6th congressional district in the 2012 election, the National Republican Congressional Committee has launched a series of robo-calls against U.S. Rep. Ben Chandler, D-Ky., telling voters the congressman should get serious about reining in reckless spending. The 30-second calls being sent across central Kentucky blame “Chandler and his fellow […]

DCCC Targets Barr for “Accountability August” Campaign

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee continued to underscore Republican congressional candidate Andy Barr’s support for the Ryan budget plan in a new radio ad that began airing Monday. Barr is challenging Congressman Ben Chandler, D-Ky., in a rematch from 2010, where he came within less than 700 votes of unseating the incumbent last fall. In […]