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September 2012


Nancy Pelosi Speculates on Who Might Be on Her Leadership Team

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CHARLOTTE, N.C.--House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gave a pre-season preview of the Democratic staring lineup in the event her team takes back the House come November.

[Democrats Will Need Clinton's Zeal]

Pundits agree Pelosi's likely to step back into her role as Speaker, but she'll need a strong ...

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Cory Booker Fires Up Democrats in Charlotte

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The 2012 Democratic platform is a mind-numbing 70 pages of policy proposals, but Cory Booker made it exciting. In an energetic speech at the Democratic National Convention, the Newark mayor fired up the crowd in a fiery address announcing the party's platform.

[PHOTOS: Protesters March Outside the ...

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Goolsbee: More Aggressive Action Needed on Foreclosures

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A former top Obama Administration official Tuesday suggested a more sweeping approach to solving the nation's housing crisis.

"I think there's a lot wrong in the housing market," says Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. He says that helping people to refinance their ...

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Van Hollen Reveals How Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton Can Sell Swing Voters on President's Second Term

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 If Ann Romney's job during the Republican National Convention was to humanize her husband, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, former Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman, Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, says first lady Michelle Obama's task will be to clearly illustrate that she ...

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