All Posts Tagged With: "democrats"

Governor of Hawaii Loses Primary Election

After close to four decades in an elected office in the state of Hawaii, Governor Neil Abercrombie received a stunning blow, as he was defeated this weekend in his bid for re-election. He became the first incumbent Hawaiian governor in the history of the state to lose his party’s primary. Abercrombie, who is a Democrat, […]

Democrats Blame Stalled Immigration Reform on GOP Racism

A U.S. lawmaker who is the head of a House committee blames the failure of the country to pass legislation on immigration reform on what he calls Republican racism. The comments of Democrat Steve Israel a member of the House of Representative’s go along with those made by Nancy Pelosi, the leader of the Democrats […]

House Races in New York Began to Heat Up

Swing districts and an empty seat loom big as Democrats and Republicans looked to gain seats in the House from New York in the midterm elections this November. With eight months to go prior to the November election, six or more of the 27 seats in the state show signs of being close races. Across […]

White House Hopes Lifted After Budget Deal Reached

Successful deals made on Capitol Hill have altered Washington’s political dynamic raising hopes in the White House that stalled priorities for the second term like immigration reform might still come to fruition. The movement behind the recent success has been inside the House, where both parties overwhelmingly approved a budget of two-years and its Speaker […]