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Jul 08, 2012

Congressman Dan Lungren: Protecting Insurance Companies Over Middle Class Families

Congressman Lungren may strip away critical consumer protections that stop insurance companies from dropping coverage for people just because they get sick, and benefits that provide preventative breast cancer screenings for women and reduce the costs of prescription drugs for seniors. While Congressman Lungren cuts these benefits from middle class families, he has protected taxpayer-funded health care for Members of Congress.

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Jul 08, 2012

Congressman Bobby Schilling: Protecting Insurance Companies Over Middle Class Families

Congressman Schilling may strip away critical consumer protections that stop insurance companies from dropping coverage for people just because they get sick, and benefits that provide preventative breast cancer screenings for women and reduce the costs of prescription drugs for seniors. While Congressman Schilling cuts these benefits from middle class families, he has protected taxpayer-funded health care for Members of Congress.

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Jul 08, 2012

Congressman Robert Dold: Protecting Insurance Companies Over Middle Class Families

Congressman Robert Dold may strip away critical consumer protections that stop insurance companies from dropping coverage for people just because they get sick, and benefits that provide preventative breast cancer screenings for women and reduce the costs of prescription drugs for seniors. While Congressman Robert Dold cuts these benefits from middle class families, he has protected taxpayer-funded health care for Members of Congress.

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Jul 06, 2012

Congressman Vern Buchanan Named as “Corrupt Republican of the Month”

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) today named NRCC Finance Chairman Vern Buchanan (FL-16) as the “Corrupt Republican of the Month” after a new CNN report found that investigations into Buchanan “could result in Buchanan serving his next term behind bars.” The FBI, the IRS, the House Ethics Committee and a federal Grand Jury continue to investigate Congressman Buchanan for his alleged roles in a scheme to funnel corporate …

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Jul 05, 2012

Must Watch TV: Congressman Joe Walsh’s Meltdown over Backlash to His Attacks on Veterans

Attempting to defend his attacks on veterans and his opponent, Tammy Duckworth's military service, Congressman Joe Walsh only succeeded in having a complete meltdown on CNN. The Tea Party freshman repeatedly refused to admit that he had never served or apologize for his offensive accusations. Part 1 Part 2

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Jul 03, 2012

DCCC Raises $2.3 Million Post-Health Care Ruling and Posts Biggest Online Day in History

Fueled by our grassroots support, Democrats are on offense on health care.  DCCC Chairman Steve Israel announced today that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has raised $2.3 million from nearly 65,000 grassroots donations since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Affordable Care Act. The average contribution was $35, and Saturday was the single biggest grassroots fundraising day in DCCC history. “Our grassroots …

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Jul 02, 2012

Democrats on Offense, DCCC Launches New Campaign About Republicans’ Plan to Put Insurance Companies

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) continued on offense today after the Supreme Court ruling and launched a new campaign to expose House Republicans working for the interests of their insurance company contributors instead of protecting middle class families. The campaign begins today with new automated and live phone calls in 10 targeted districts in the latest phase in the “Drive for 25” campaign, the DCCC's plan to …

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Jun 28, 2012

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel’s Statement on Supreme Court Decision Upholding Health Care Reform

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel released the following statement today after the Supreme Court ruled the Affordable Care Act constitutional: “Today’s ruling isn’t a political victory for Democrats, it’s a victory for America’s middle class and seniors, and now House Republicans need to drop their partisan obstruction and move on.  Insurance companies are not back in control of a patient’s care. Insurance companies can’t again deny coverage to people …

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Jun 27, 2012

State of Play in OK-02

Only one Republican has represented Oklahoma’s 2nd District in Congress over the past 90 years. With Democrats’ registration advantage, it is highly unlikely that another one will win this year. While Republicans will be in a fight to prove who has the more disastrous policies for the middle class, Democratic candidates are showing strength with strong fundraising, earning prized endorsements, and receiving overwhelming grassroots support from voters across Oklahoma. Oklahoma’s 2nd District …

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Jun 27, 2012

State of Play in NY

Tuesday’s primary election results in New York show that Republicans are on the run and Democrats have strong candidates challenging vulnerable freshmen Republicans in six districts across the state, almost all of which were won by President Obama in 2008.  With Republicans running from their indefensible votes to drastically cut Medicare while protecting tax breaks for millionaires and Big Oil, and corporations that ship jobs overseas …

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Jun 25, 2012

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Citizens United

DCCC Chairman Steve Israel released the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Citizens United decision: “I’ve long said that Republicans didn’t beat Democrats in 2010, Karl Rove and Koch brothers did after the Citizens United decision.  “The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today will encourage Republican donors to do more, that’s why it’s critical that Democratic allies and donors should not allow …

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Jun 24, 2012

Polling Update: Democrats Looking Strong Across Generic Congressional Polls

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Jun 21, 2012

Democrats Momentum Continues: Leading Another Generic Congressional Ballot, Outraising Republicans

BREAKING: The fourth consecutive poll was released this afternoon showing Democrats lead Republicans on the generic ballot question. A newly released PEW Research Center poll again confirms Democrats leading the congressional generic ballot - voters support a Democratic candidate for Congress over a Republican candidate by 4 points (47 percent to 43 percent). A Bloomberg News National poll released Wednesday shows voters support a Democratic candidate for Congress over a Republican …

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Jun 20, 2012

DCCC Launches StudentLoanCountdown.com

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching www.StudentLoanCountdown.com today to count down the final 10 days before student loan rates will double for 7 million students and their families because House Republicans failed to act. Just today, House Republicans voted to block a bill that would prevent student loan rates from doubling, paying for it by ending the taxpayer subsidies for Big Oil companies. If House Republicans don’t act in the next …

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Jun 20, 2012

Congressman Sean Duffy, That’s a Clown Question, Bro

Wall Street Darling Congressman Sean Duffy whiffed on his chance to take on J.P. Morgan’s Jamie Dimon at this week’s House Financial Services hearing on the Wall Street bank’s risky investments and staggering losses. CNBC mocked Congressman Duffy’s turn at bat in a post entitled, “Are You Smarter Than a Congressman,” writing, “Would you, dear reader, be more on target than Rep. Sean Duffy of …

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