John Podesta, a former chief of staff to President Bill Clinton and a trusted Democratic operative, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, two persons familiar with the move said late Monday. Podesta will take his ... Sify, 49 minutes ago
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. ROME, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- The new secretary of Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD) Matteo Renzi on Monday unveiled the members of his leadership team during a press conference held in Rome. "They will be five ...Namibia Press Agency, 6 hours ago Italy's new leader of left vows to back government BusinessWeek, 8 hours ago Italys premier and new leader of centre-left biggest coalition partner vow to work together Big News Network, 7 hours ago Italys new leader of left vows to back government Big News Network, 8 hours ago
By Caren Bohan and Aruna Viswanatha, Reuters WASHINGTON--A senior Democrat said on Sunday he hoped an emerging deal on the U.S. budget would include an extension of unemployment benefits but added that his party would not necessarily walk away from ...China Post, 11 hours ago Democrats wouldn't reject U.S. budget deal over jobless aid -senator Yahoo! Finance, 1 day ago 'President Under Attack' - New Democrat - a Response AllAfrica.com, 19 hours ago Democrats cry foul over bad press The Democratic Party (PD) has lashed out at the media for the constant bombardment of bad press about the ruling party ahead of the 2014 general election. Jakarta Post, 3 days ago
Democrats elevated three first-term governors into national leadership roles Monday and reelected Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin to helm the Democratic Governors Association, party strategists told POLITICO. At the DGAs annual meeting in Washington, the ...Politico, 8 hours ago Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin reelected as DGA chairman Washington Post, 8 hours ago
First Read: Republicans and Democrats have a different focus for the midterm elections but a growing economy could change the playing field.
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Democrats and Republicans may be on the verge of a budget deal, but at what cost to the unemployed? Jonathan Capehart, Robert Gibbs, Kate NoceraMSNBC, 10 hours ago Budget Deal: A Dangerous Precedent Cato Institute, 11 hours ago Deal or no deal Once again congressional Republicans and Democrats try to bridge budget differences Big News Network, 1 day ago Pelosi nixes budget deal without jobless benefits Sify, 4 days ago
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The nation's top military leader pleaded with Congress on Monday to complete the defense bill before year's end as Democrats and Republicans on the Armed Services committees reached agreement on compromise legislation to pay for warfighters, ships and ...Sify, 10 hours ago Dems, GOP craft backup for stalled defense bill Sify, 3 days ago Republicans, Democrats work on backup defense policy bill Capitol Hill Blue, 3 days ago
The leadership of the Democratic Party says it will not punish outspoken party member Ruhut Sitompul for allegedly making a racist comment about political analyst Boni Hargens. No, it won't be necessary, executive chairman of the Democratic Party ...Jakarta Post, 11 hours ago Democrat Steve Rattner: My Party's 'Progressive Wing' Scares Me National Review, 14 hours ago DA sacks MP for starting a new party - the Real Democratic Party Times Live South Africa, 4 days ago Is this the rise of a new kind of politics in India? Rediff.com, 1 day ago
Some congressional Democrats insisted Monday they will continue to press to make additional benefits part of the measure, but it is unclear how strongly the White House will support them. Without legislation, benefits for 1.3 million workers ...Denver Post, 6 hours ago GOP opposes Democratic drive to renew jobless aid Sify, 6 days ago
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The Democratic leader in the Alabama House is calling for the Legislature to use its election-year session to approve a state lottery. House Minority Leader Craig Ford of Gadsden says a lottery could create as much as $250 ...Miami Herald, 7 hours ago
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