By Rebecca Berg | 11/08/13 02:06 PM
Lest there was any confusion regarding Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes' stance on guns, on Friday she cheekily invited her Republican Senate opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, to join her at a shooting range.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/08/13 12:03 PM
Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, is leading his party's charge against the Senate Conservatives Fund, an outside group that's targeting McConnell and other incumbent Republicans the group considers insufficiently conservative. In an interview published Friday by the Wall Street...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 11:34 AM
President Obama traveled to Dallas on Wednesday to raise money for Democratic Senate candidates, telling would-be contributors that they need to open their wallets if the party is to prevent Republicans from taking over a second chamber of Congress -- a dynamic, he said, that would perpetuate...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/07/13 06:20 AM
In the immediate aftermath of the 2013 elections, which Tuesday night saw New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie handily re-elected and Virginia Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe swept to a narrow victory, Democrats and Republicans alike are beginning to look for lessons to apply to the next, higher-stakes...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/06/13 01:46 PM
In the wake of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's commanding re-election victory Tuesday, which drew support from more than 60 percent of voters for the Republican candidate in a traditionally blue state, Democrats dismissed the outcome as a one-time phenomenon for Republicans.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/06/13 07:56 AM
TYSONS CORNER, Va. -- Democrat Terry McAuliffe narrowly bested Republican Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli to become the next governor of Virginia on Tuesday, underperforming the polls that have shown him for weeks to be a strong frontrunner.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/05/13 06:11 PM
When Hillary Clinton returned to the campaign trail recently on behalf of her friend and fund raiser Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor in Virginia, she was a political novice only in jest. “I’ve been out of politics for a few years now,” Clinton said, to laughter,...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/05/13 12:41 PM
A year out from Election Day 2014, national Republicans say they are prepared to take any steps necessary to retake a majority in the Senate -- whether that's fighting back conservative outside groups, spending money in Republican primary races or committing resources to more orthodox campaign...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/04/13 02:19 PM
WARRENTON, Va. — On the eve of Virginia's gubernatorial election, Republicans are insisting the race's outcome will be a "referendum" on Obamacare — even though the Republican candidate and Obamacare foe, Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, trails Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the polls.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/03/13 05:00 PM
When President Obama hit the campaign trail Sunday for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, he was buoyant, grinning, and grateful to be back in friendly territory on the stump. "Over the last few weeks, I've heard about all of these people coming out and campaigning for Terry,...
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