07/31/14 06:30 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would travel the globe on his own dime to promote Illinois products if elected. The Winnetka businessman, who is trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat...
By Byron York | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
In the long run of presidential politics, the economy is still pretty much the only story that really matters, and there are plenty of troubling indications that today's economic unhappiness will dominate our politics for years to come.
By Becket Adams | 07/31/14 02:47 PM
In a hypothetical matchup for U.S. Senate in 2016, Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada would crush Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid by double digits, according to new polling data.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/30/14 04:22 PM
Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.
By Sean Higgins | 07/30/14 05:41 PM
Is Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist having a harder time fundraising than generally understood?
By Kevin Daley | 07/30/14 05:27 PM
Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Kentucky Democrat challenging Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for reelection, told reporters that Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system prevents Hamas militants from tunneling into the Jewish state.
By David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 02:51 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/30/14 02:38 PM
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS.
By Zack Colman | 07/30/14 01:15 PM
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 12:30 PM
Vice President Joe Biden wants supporters to write a check to celebrate President Obama's 53rd birthday.
By Zack Colman | 07/29/14 08:45 PM
With the November midterm elections nearing -- in which Senate Energy Committee Chairwoman Mary Landrieu's seat is up for grabs -- the prospects of striking a deal are looking shaky.
By David M. Drucker | 07/29/14 04:54 PM
As House Speaker John Boehner tries to build support among the Republican caucus for legislation to address the thousands of unaccompanied minors coming to the U.S. from Central America, his Democratic counterpart in the Senate has brought up the toxic issue of immigration reform.
By David M. Drucker | 07/29/14 11:35 AM
House Speaker John Boehner tried to end talk of impeaching President Obama on Tuesday, calling the notion a "scam" driven by Democrats.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 10:35 AM
Four Republican lawmakers will be hit with Spanish-language ads during the Congress's August recess attacking them over their immigration stances, the Service Employees International Union said Tuesday.
By Byron York | 07/28/14 05:20 PM
For anyone who was around, it's hard to compare 1998 -- the year of the Lewinsky scandal, the Starr Report, and Bill Clinton's impeachment -- with any other year. Yet there are reasons both Republicans and Democrats are thinking about 1998 as they head into this fall's elections.
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