The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee collected $22.6 million in the first quarter from dues and fundraising by U.S. House members, officials said.
Democrats hope to cut into, if not outright overcome, the 241 U.S. House seats now occupied by Republicans.
Members of Congress have introduced 1,297 bills this year that allow major companies to dodge import taxes, which is more than twice the number of 2010.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Democratic congressional leaders discussed their legislative agenda and jobs Wednesday, a White House official said.
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives said they will hold a fundraiser next week honoring the "coming out" of Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank.
Republicans are using the power of redistricting to shore up support for current members of Congress, rather than make inroads in new areas, observers say.
The White House Tuesday slammed a budget plan proposed by U.S. House Republicans, saying it would "end Medicare as we know it."
U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan is in the spotlight for his conservative budget priorities, including tax cuts for the rich and major changes to Medicare, observers say.
A homeless New York teen who is a semifinalist in a prestigious science contest has been invited to watch President Obama give the State of the Union address.
Democratic representatives have an edge on Republicans in fundraising despite a minority presence in the U.S. House, campaign finance reports indicate.