By Nicholas Riccardi | 02/26/14 09:18 AM
Republicans competing for their party's nomination to challenge Sen. Mark Udall bashed the Democratic senator at a debate Tuesday night but offered few disagreements among themselves.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:16 AM
A recent three-time candidate for statewide office in North Carolina and a retired physician added their names Tuesday to the list of Republican candidates seeking Democrat Kay Hagan's U.S. Senate seat this year.
By Mark Tapscott | 02/26/14 08:52 AM
Remember last fall when Sen. Ted Cruz single-handedly forced the biggest, most powerful government in human history to grind to a halt? That's the conventional wisdom of Washington Republicans, who also claim the GOP suffered a public relations catastrophe because Cruz demanded that their...
By Philip Klein | 02/25/14 06:04 PM
Wisconsin Democrat Mary Burke attacked her Republican opponent Gov. Scott Walker on Monday for having a poor record on campaign ethics -- but Burke hired a political adviser who has prior convictions for using taxpayer resources for political campaigning. "I'm just disappointed our governor...
By Ashe Schow | 02/25/14 04:43 PM
Can we start saying Democrats have launched a “War on Immigrants"? Florida Democratic congressional candidate Alex Sink said during a debate Tuesday that Congress should pass immigration reform -- otherwise, where else would we get maids and landscapers? “We have a lot of employers over...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/25/14 03:35 PM
When former President Bill Clinton traveled to Kentucky Tuesday to vouch for Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, he wasn't shy about admitting that his appearance was, in part, a favor for an old friend.
By Bloomberg News | 02/25/14 02:46 PM
Republicans are trying to avoid becoming their own worst enemy again in a U.S. Senate contest, this time in Georgia. Representative Paul Broun has called evolution and the Big Bang theory “lies straight from the pit of hell” and is holding a drawing for a semi-automatic assault rifle. He's...
02/25/14 10:14 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida Republican congressional hopeful David Jolly said his faith was tested by a 1989 car crash in which he fatally struck a pedestrian. St. Petersburg, Fla., station WTSP-TV reported late Monday on the crash. Jolly is in a tight race with Democrat Alex Sink to...
By Charles Babington | 02/25/14 09:10 AM
Republican senators are attacking GOP challengers earlier and more aggressively than in past elections, including using opposition research to try to knock out upstart rivals before they become serious threats.
By Washington Examiner | 02/24/14 06:02 PM
Leukemia patient Julie Boonstra is the latest American to get caught up in the media fact-checking frenzy. Her offense: Appearing in an anti-Obamacare ad for Americans for Prosperity, in which she said her out-of-pocket costs had become "unaffordable" since her insurance was canceled because of...
02/24/14 06:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton, popular in territory unfriendly to President Barack Obama, is reprising his role as a super-surrogate for Democrats battling to keep their Senate majority and win other races. In the long run, Clinton could pick up political chits for his wife, Hillary Rodham...
By David M. Drucker | 02/24/14 05:43 PM
Salem Communications CEO Edward Atsinger and California insurance executive John Nelson are hosting a March fundraiser for Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. Atsinger's support for McConnell is notable because one of Salem's properties, RedState.com, is home to some of the minority...
By Ashe Schow | 02/24/14 01:45 PM
President Obama told governors during the National Governors Association meeting in Washington on Monday that he would make a final decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline “in a couple of months,” according to White House reporters. Republican Gov. Mary Fallin of Oklahoma told...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/24/14 12:40 PM
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., reminded vulnerable Democrats that they can't "hide" from the Affordable Care Act in the 2014 elections, after a fundraising trip on behalf of one colleague whose allies portrayed her as an Obamacare whistleblower in a recent campaign ad.
By Steve Doty | 02/24/14 11:41 AM
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has opened up an 11-point lead over Democrat Wendy Davis in the race for Texas governor, according to a new poll released Monday. A University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll found that 47 percent of voters back Abbott, while 36 percent say they'd vote for Davis....
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