By Steve Doty | 03/13/14 04:15 PM
In an email obtained by the Washington Examiner, friends of Conlon & Dunn Public Strategies, a public affairs firm based in Chicago, are invited to an event March 20 to donate to Grimes' campaign.
By Ashe Schow | 03/13/14 03:55 PM
Rep. Alan Grayson turned 56 on Thursday, and his opponent, Republican Jorge Bonilla, commemorated the occasion with an “Angry Birds” cake and call for debate.
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/13/14 03:52 PM
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced on Wednesday she won't be seeking a third term. That leaves the field wide open for new gubernatorial candidates.
By Sean Lengell | 03/13/14 01:23 PM
House Speaker John Boehner suggested the Republican Party's long-standing opposition to President Obama's health care law will again be a central campaign strategy during the fall's congressional elections.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/13/14 01:16 PM
Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., may face increasing headwinds from Obamacare as he tries to fend off a challenge from Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., given that low enrollments in his state are likely to drive up insurance premiums for his constituents, many of whom lost their previous plans because of...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/13/14 11:42 AM
MSNBC's Chris Matthews, never one for nuanced political commentary, has proclaimed that Democrats are doomed to lose the Senate in 2014. “It’s going to be very hard to hold the Senate — I think the Senate goes,” Matthews said on "Morning Joe" on Thursday. Matthews pointed out that...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/13/14 11:17 AM
Former Rep. Bob Beauprez, R-Colo., easily jumped into the Colorado Republican primary race for governor, moving quickly to fight his way to the top of the ticket. After announcing his bid for governor, he Finished second in the caucus straw poll a day later. Since then he has announced big...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/13/14 09:50 AM
Democrats did not lose a congressional seat Tuesday in a high-wattage special election in Florida, but the party's somber steps Wednesday toward regrouping seemed to belie that reality. Just months ago, many predicted that Alex Sink, a Democrat, would trounce her Republican opponent, David...
By Associated Press | 03/13/14 09:29 AM
The campaign manager for a Republican state lawmaker running for California governor announced that she had quit the campaign just days before the state Republican convention, although Assemblyman Tim Donnelly characterized the split as "a mutual thing," saying he was merely caught off guard by...
By Michael Barone | 03/12/14 07:23 PM
In her unsuccessful campaign for representative in the Florida's 13th Congressional District special election Tuesday, Democrat Alex Sink charged that her Republican opponent would cut Social Security and Medicare. This is a time-tested Democratic line of attack, and in Pinellas County, where 22...
By David Freddoso | 03/12/14 06:11 PM
“What happened last night in Florida was really scary,” the Democratic National Committee wrote its online donors Wednesday afternoon. The fundraising pitch was referring to the role millions in outside spending had played in their Saint Petersburg-area special election loss Tuesday night....
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/12/14 02:01 PM
Florida's 13th Congressional District held a special election to replace the late Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla. Republican Dave Jolly narrowly edged out Democrat Alex Sink.
By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 12:38 PM
Her first ad against Gov. Scott Walker was dubbed “pants on fire” by PolitiFact Wisconsin, but Democratic challenger Mary Burke has caught up to the Republican in a new statewide poll. Rasmussen Reports found that each holds 45 percent support, though Walker has an edge in his favorable...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/12/14 12:36 PM
Each of the three men running to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., refused to commit to supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to continue leading the Republican conference.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:49 AM
Martha Dean, an attorney who helped gun rights advocates challenge the constitutionality of Connecticut's recent gun control law, plans to announce her intentions to run for governor. A news release posted Tuesday on the Connecticut Citizens Defense League's blog said the two-time Republican...
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