By Charles Hoskinson | 03/12/14 09:11 AM
Remember this ad from the 2012 campaign? The one in which Mitt Romney's former venture capital firm, Bain Capital, was called a "vampire"?
By Byron York | 03/12/14 09:06 AM
The widely respected Florida political analyst Adam Smith sees big problems for Democrats in the loss of Alex Sink to Republican David Jolly in the special election to fill the House seat from Florida's 13th Congressional District.
By David M. Drucker | 03/12/14 05:21 AM
Sen. Jerry Moran is in a unique position. The Kansas Republican won his Senate seat in 2010, perhaps benefiting from the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s decision to stay out of what was a vigorously contested GOP primary against a fellow incumbent congressman. But as the current...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/11/14 09:03 PM
The Senate Conservatives Fund is no longer focusing solely on reshaping the Senate. Now, the polarizing conservative outside group will also turn its attention and money to some House races, announcing Tuesday its endorsement in four safe Republican districts and one other district likely to...
By David M. Drucker | 03/11/14 11:59 AM
Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner is using all of the politically correct buzzwords and phrases to explain why he decided to reverse course and challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in November. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, the second-term Republican congressman talked about providing...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/11/14 11:06 AM
Floridians in the state's 13th congressional district head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a special election, as national Democrats and Republicans eagerly watch for new voting trends in this high-stakes midterm election year. The contest is between Democrat Alex Sink and David Jolly, a...
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 10:47 AM
Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries. The biggest difference between 2008 and this year, he said, is that...
By Zack Colman | 03/11/14 05:30 AM
Democrats held the Senate floor to talk climate change into the morning hours Tuesday, though they're not holding their breath on comprehensive legislation clearing Congress soon. Instead, organizer Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, described the event as an "opening salvo," as the more than two dozen...
By Byron York | 03/10/14 07:21 PM
Some Democrats hope to minimize the importance of Obamacare as a political issue by focusing on other topics in this November's midterm elections. Some hope to win by promising to fix the flawed national health care plan they passed in 2010. And others hope to turn the issue on Republicans by...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/10/14 04:36 PM
A new poll in Arkansas shows that most voters disagree with Sen. Mark Pryor about who's entitled to represent them next year.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/10/14 12:24 PM
Hoping to counter hundreds of thousands of dollars in negative-ad spending in Alaska by the conservative group Americans For Prosperity, Sen. Mark Begich's re-election campaign will air its first television advertisement of the midterm election cycle.
By Michael Barone | 03/10/14 09:00 AM
Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together.
By Brian Hughes | 03/10/14 08:46 AM
President Obama this week will devote his attention to the escalating crisis in Crimea, hosting Ukraine's interim prime minister at the White House in the U.S. government's highest-profile endorsement of the country's nascent leadership.
By Steve Doty | 03/10/14 08:12 AM
With under two weeks to go in the Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary, businessman Bruce Rauner holds a sizable leader over his three closest challengers. Recent polling shows Rauner with 40 percent of the vote.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:13 PM
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a Tea Party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
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