By Rebecca Berg | 10/22/13 01:31 PM
Fresh off of his spotlight-grabbing role in the 16-day government shutdown, Sen. Ted Cruz will return to Iowa this weekend -- an early-primary-state trip sure to stoke further speculation about whether Cruz will seek the Republican nomination for president in 2016.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/21/13 12:35 PM
Just hours after Senator-elect Cory Booker officiated New Jersey's first legal same-sex wedding ceremonies at Newark City Hall, Gov. Chris Christie announced Monday he is dropping his appeal of the court ruling that allowed such unions. Christie, a Republican who's up for re-election this year...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/17/13 12:26 PM
During votes Wednesday night on whether to reopen the federal government and raise the debt ceiling, a host of lawmakers facing competitive political contests in 2014 made decisions they will likely have to answer for throughout the campaign season.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/16/13 05:47 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz dominated the headlines and airwaves during a budget impasse that shut down the government for more than two weeks, and it seemed inevitable that a wave of campaign checks would follow. But bluster isn’t the only path to big bucks, as Sen. Marco Rubio knows. Nearly $2 million...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/15/13 06:39 PM
In a fight with few political winners, one clear beneficiary of the budget impasse on Capitol Hill has been Sen. Ted Cruz, who Tuesday posted a fundraising haul of roughly $1.19 million for the past three months.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/15/13 03:41 PM
Republican Rep. Tom Cotton edged out Sen. Mark Pryor in third-quarter fundraising in the Arkansas Senate race -- but only by a hair. In his first fundraising quarter since entering the race, Cotton, R-Ark., brought in approximately $1.072 million, while Pryor accrued roughly $1.067 million...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/15/13 11:47 AM
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes's Senate campaign brought in more than $2.5 million from the end of July through September, her team announced Tuesday -- besting the intake of her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/14/13 06:45 PM
Although Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell worked privately Monday on a possible deal to end the government shutdown and avert a default on the country's debt, both men publicly expressed hope that a compromise may be in sight. “I share [Reid's] optimism...
By Rebecca Berg | 10/11/13 04:42 AM
The Republican Party is already at war with itself, but its fight is spreading. This time it's not conservatives versus moderates. The new feud, exacerbated by the government shutdown, is between Republicans inside the Beltway and those on the outside.
By Rebecca Berg | 10/10/13 05:34 PM
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sees an opportunity in the ongoing impasse over the federal budget to expand the number House districts in which Democrats can compete in the 2014 midterm elections, Rep. Steve Israel, the committee's chairman, said Thursday. Israel, D-N.Y.,...
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