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David M. Drucker is a staff writer for Roll Call covering the Senate and broad, national political trends. David helped lead Roll Call’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s drive to pass historic health care reform legislation, after previously working on the newspaper’s Politics team reporting on Congressional campaigns. A Malibu, Calif., native, David came to Roll Call in August 2005 from the Sacramento, Calif., bureau of the Los Angeles Daily News, where he covered the politics and policy of California government, including the historic 2003 gubernatorial recall campaign that saw Arnold Schwarzenegger advance to the governor’s office. David graduated from UCLA in June 2001 with a bachelor's degree in history, and before returning to UCLA in 2000, he spent eight years working in sales and marketing.
Drucker no longer works for Roll Call.
By all accounts, the end of March and the beginning of April have been kind to Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), the leader of Mitt Romney’s effort to secure Member endorsements.
At this time next year, its possible Eric Fehrnstroms telephone number will be among the most valuable commodities in Washington, D.C. The Republican consultant is serving as a senior political adviser to presumptive GOP White House nominee Mitt Romney and Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.).
Sen. Roy Blunt wants to lay the foundation for a Republican Congress that is ready to govern come January 2013. The Missourian is using his position as GOP Conference vice chairman to streamline communications and coordination between House and Senate Republicans.
Sen. Richard Burr (N.C.) has abandoned his bid for Republican Whip today, leaving National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) as the only declared candidate.
Sen. Marco Rubio explained in greater detail today why he waded into the Republican presidential primary to endorse former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
Sen. Marco Rubio said all of the things you’d expect in a TV interview explaining his decision to back Mitt Romney for president.
Skeptical questioning of the individual mandate at the heart of President Barack Obamas health care overhaul by the Supreme Courts conservative bloc, and swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy in particular, raised the hopes of top Republicans on Tuesday that the court will overturn the law.
Senate Democrats today fought back against attacks on President Barack Obama’s health care law, insisting the Supreme Court would uphold the legislation while attempting to tie Republicans to the most controversial element: the mandate to purchase insurance.
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) argued today that the 2010 health care law would be off the table in the fall campaign if Mitt Romney wins the Republican presidential nomination.
Even as Rick Santorum steps up his attacks on Mitt Romney over health care, Senate Republicans are expressing confidence in the GOP presidential frontrunner and his ability to lead their party on this crucial issue come November.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum joined the fray at the Supreme Court today, telling reporters from the front steps that frontrunner Mitt Romney is too compromised to lead Republicans on the most important issue of the 2012 elections.
President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has hired senior staff to aid Vice President Joseph Biden.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) has a message for his Conference: Prepare to take tough floor votes beginning next year if Republicans win control of the chamber this November.
Legislation to roll back President Barack Obamas health care law will be the first order of business next January if Republicans win the Senate this fall, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said this week in an interview with Roll Call.
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) said today that Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney doesnt have to prove his conservative bona fides to him and hinted that it might be time for former Speaker Newt Gingrich (Ga.) and former Sen. Rick Santorum (Pa.) to consider exiting the race.
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) met with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Capitol Hill this morning, an event described by sources as a courtesy call that occurred at the former Massachusetts governor’s request.
Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is expected to emerge from next months state party convention either with the nomination in hand or in a stronger primary position than most imagined just a few weeks ago.
Motivated by President Barack Obamas success with younger voters, George P. Bush and a collection of Bush/Cheney alumni have launched Maverick PAC, a political action committee designed to spur activism among young Republican professionals.
Republican Sens. Kelly Ayotte (N.H.) and John Thune (S.D.) are scheduled to help raise money for presidential candidate Mitt Romney, according to an invitation to a March 27 fundraiser obtained by Roll Call.
Waiting until the late August convention in Tampa to select a GOP presidential nominee would essentially hand a second term to President Barack Obama, prominent Senate Republicans said Tuesday.
The extended Republican presidential primary has left many GOP donors paralyzed unsure of whether to invest in the upcoming battle against President Barack Obama or focus on Congressional races.
Given the protracted battle for the Republican presidential nomination and the regional, ideological and political underpinnings of the four remaining candidates, one might think the GOP is engaged in a pitched battle for the direction, future and soul of the party.
Sen. Jim DeMint is set to become the top Republican on the Commerce Committee a promotion that could cause heartburn among GOP leaders but one they appear unlikely to block.
Several hours removed from the final Super Tuesday contest being called in Alaska for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the long, drawn-out, momentum-less Republican presidential primary campaign appears as protracted as ever.
Imagine Sen. Charles Schumer, only serene and media-averse, and Mike Lynch, the New York Democrats chief of staff, comes into view.