By Rebecca Berg | 02/28/14 12:47 PM
Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie will receive a major fundraising boost next month from former presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who will host dual events on Gillespie's behalf in New York City. Romney will headline a reception March 25 at Essex House, a hotel adjacent to Central...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/28/14 12:41 PM
When Gov. Craig Benson appointed Kelly Ayotte as New Hampshire's attorney general one decade ago, she won the post because she was a hardworking aide in the governor's office and an accomplished prosecutor -- but also, in part, because she was a woman. Then-Attorney General Peter Heed had been...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/27/14 11:01 AM
Eight cities are officially in the running to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the party announced Thursday — including Las Vegas and Dallas, which have been talked about as frontrunners.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 07:16 PM
When Republican Rep. Cory Gardner announced in May that he would not challenge Sen. Mark Udall, a Colorado Democrat running for re-election this year, it appeared as though Udall had dodged an electoral bullet. But Gardner has changed his mind. Reversing his earlier decision, Gardner,...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 11:50 AM
A group of Buckeye state political figures will begin making the case to Democrats this week that Columbus, Ohio, should be the host city for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The push will begin with a cocktail reception Thursday at the Capital Hilton in downtown Washington. Among...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 11:06 AM
If there was any doubt about former President Bill Clinton's pull as a surrogate on the campaign trail, just follow the money.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/25/14 03:35 PM
When former President Bill Clinton traveled to Kentucky Tuesday to vouch for Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, he wasn't shy about admitting that his appearance was, in part, a favor for an old friend.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/24/14 06:37 AM
In a crowded room at the Washington Hilton on Friday night, Rep. John Fleming, R-La., spoke into a microphone to be heard over a throng of black-tie revelers. “This is important, this is serious,” Fleming said, not the least bit seriously. “On this solemn equation, I would like to...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/21/14 11:39 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is seeking a new normal. Six weeks after Christie responded to the “bridgegate” scandal in a two-hour press conference and announced that two of his aides had been fired, questions linger over why access lanes to the George Washington Bridge were closed for...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/20/14 07:37 PM
Midterm elections aren't "sexy," President Obama told a group of Democratic governors Thursday -- but they're to be ignored at the party's peril. At a fundraising event for Democratic governors at a hotel near the White House, Obama warned governors and donors against Democrats losing focus on...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/18/14 11:01 AM
So far unacknowledged by Land is that during her tenure, Michigan became a hotbed of identification fraud, which fell under her office's purview — and that her department did not grasp the scope of the problem until the federal government stepped in.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/17/14 12:45 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will continue to look to raise money from, and foster goodwill among, Republican Party donors and powerbrokers with a stop tomorrow in New York City, where Christie will speak at a National Republican Senatorial Committee event. Fresh off trips to three states on...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/14/14 11:44 AM
The spring leadership meeting of the Republican Jewish Coalition is shaping up as a who's-who of potential Republican presidential contenders.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/12/14 08:55 AM
CHICAGO -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's first travel slate as chairman of the Republican Governors Association was designed as a nationwide victory lap after his re-election as governor. It didn’t work out that way. Instead, still facing blowback from a political retribution scheme...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/12/14 06:32 AM
CHICAGO -- Dogged by a scandal at home and facing public scrutiny on all fronts, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bet on a full travel slate on behalf of the Republican Governors Association to spur a comeback. And, at least for the short term, he has come out on top. Having brought in $1.5...
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