The Democratic Party’s national committees outraised their Republican counterparts last year and are entering the 2014 U.S. elections with more money in the bank and President Barack Obama in his sixth year in office.
Representative Tim Bishop of New York, among the most vulnerable House Democrats seeking re- election this year, said he’s embracing Obamacare even though Republicans want to use the health care law against him.
U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor plans to step aside from his leadership post following his primary election loss, as competing Republicans line up to seek his No. 2 position in a caucus vote set for June 19.
Republican David Jolly won a special election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District, upsetting a Democratic rival in a race that drew at least $8.8 million in spending by outside groups as both parties cast it as a test for Obamacare and November’s midterm elections.
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