Thursday - March 23, 2017
Politics - Parties, Candidates

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from politicians, candidates and interested parties - covering the U.S. political arena including state and national political parties.

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DSCC: New Ad: DSCC Launches #FightWealthcare as Grassroots Across Country
WASHINGTON, March 22 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following news release:

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is launching #FightWealthcare, a new television and digital campaign building on the grassroots movement against the Republican plan that would force Americans across the country to pay more for their health care and leave a staggering 24 million without insurance - all to give taxpayer funded handouts to insurance companies and the richest few. The campaign features the DSCC's first television advertisement of the 2018 cycle, "The Price," ... Show Full Article

Wisconsin Dems Issues Statement on FBI's Investigation on Russia
MADISON, Wis., March 21 -- The Wisconsin Democratic Party issued the following statement by Chair Martha Laning after House Intelligence Committee hearing, in which Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey clearly stated that the FBI is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, and has been doing so since July of 2016:

"The confirmation by FBI Director Comey that the FBI is looking into whether the Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election is proof positive that we need an investigation unimpeded by politics.

"After ... Show Full Article

RNC Rolls Out Paid Digital Ad Campaign Supporting Republican Agenda
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- The Republican National Committee issued the following news release:

Today the Republican National Committee (RNC) announced a six-figure campaign for a package of ads supporting important Republican agenda items shaping the first 100 days of President Trump's administration. The ad buy includes a package of ads that will air in 2018 battleground states. The ads call on vulnerable Democrats to support an up or down vote on Judge Gorsuch in the full Senate and support the efforts to repeal Obamacare and replace it with the American Health Care Act.

"Americans across ... Show Full Article

RNC Issues Statement on Confirmation Hearing of Judge Gorsuch
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- The Republican National Committee issued the following statement by Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch:

"Today, Judge Neil Gorsuch showed America why President Donald Trump nominated him to replace Justice Antonin Scalia. Judge Gorsuch brilliantly handled each and every question from Democrat Senators who tried to score political points," said Chairwoman McDaniel.

"During his hearing, Judge Gorsuch cemented his deep commitment to judicial independence and displayed the intellect and character that has earned him a tremendous ... Show Full Article

Indiana Dems: As FBI Confirms Russia Investigation, Will Congressmen Messer, Rokita Keep Their Party First?
INDIANAPOLIS, March 21 -- The Indiana Democratic Party issued the following news release:

Congressmen Luke Messer and Todd Rokita have repeatedly refused to support an independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election. After yesterday's House Intelligence Committee hearing, in which FBI Director Comey clearly stated that the FBI is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere with the 2016 presidential election, John Zody, Chairman of the Indiana Democratic Party, released the following statement.

"Yesterday's confirmation by FBI Director Comey ... Show Full Article

Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Issues Statement on 'Wealthcare' Plan
WASHINGTON, March 21 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following statement by Communications Director Lauren Passalacqua on the Republican's attempt to revise its "wealthcare" plan:

"These tweaks will do nothing to help the Americans the GOP plan would hurt and are simply a last-ditch effort to save Republicans from the political fallout of forcing older people to pay as much as five times more for care and raising costs on working people - all while insurance companies get a handout.

"Here's what else hasn't changed: every Republican Senate candidate from Nevada ... Show Full Article

Arizona Dems: McSally Falls in Line Behind Trump, Will Vote to Take Away Health Coverage From Constituents
PHOENIX, March 21 -- The Arizona Democratic Party issued the following news release:

Heartless news coming out of Washington D.C. as Rep. Martha McSally has decided recent changes made to the disastrous Trumpcare sufficed her need to take away health coverage from at least 58,000 of her constituents, and ultimately hundreds of thousands of Arizonans.

McSally's decision comes after Donald Trump threatened Republicans to support his legislation or else feel his wrath in 2018.

"It's a shame Martha McSally has opted to save her political career, instead of actually saving the lives of her ... Show Full Article