More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Voters guide for the Florida primary election

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida's primary election for governor, Congress, the Legislature and other offices is Tuesday. Here are five things voters should know: GOVERNOR'S RACE: Most attention is being focused at the top of the ballot where Democrats and Republicans will chose their nominee...

  • Chris Christie helps GOP fundraising for governors buck the trend

    While Democratic campaign committees and super PACs have held a firm advantage over their Republican counterparts in the fight for donations this year, the Republican Governors Association reported $70.3 million in cash on hand at the end of June.

  • Inhale: Marijuana initiatives should keep Senate Democratic

    Having pro-marijuana initiatives on the fall ballot will draw younger, passionate Democrats to the polls and help Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid keep his job, according to a Brookings expert.

  • Job No. 1 for the next Pennsylvania governor? A huge budget gap

    Job No. 1 for whoever wins this fall's election for Pennsylvania governor likely will be trying to solve the state government's messy fiscal situation.

  • Top Democratic data firm innovates as Republicans play catch-up

    The leading progressive data firm is unveiling a host of digital innovations as the Democratic Party seeks to maintain its edge over Republicans in the competitive arena of targeting and turning out voters.

  • Five questions President Obama faces as his vacation ends

    The first day back to work after his "vacation from hell" will be tough -- if the president doesn't effectively answer these five questions, he's in for one serious vacation hangover.

  • Democrat fortunes go down as Obamacare drives premiums up: Examiner Editorial

    Obamacare isn't causing quite as much chaos right now in people's lives as it did last October and November during the incompetent launch of Healthcare.gov. The absence of an immediate crisis has prompted smug suggestions from the usual suspects in government, on campus and in the news media to...

  • Republicans need to be ready for Democratic election lawfare

    Could Mike McFadden, the GOP nominee for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat, best Democratic incumbent Al Franken on Election Day, Nov. 4, and lose the race in overtime?

  • Is the Louisiana Senate race at a turning point?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., who has repeatedly found a way to win in a predominantly red state, is stuck at the lowest point of her 2014 campaign.

  • This Republican data firm talks to 200,000 voters -- every single month

    The conservative political data firm i360 is polling more than 200,000 registered voters every month in an effort to offer Republicans unparalleled voter turnout capabilities in the midterm elections and beyond. The Democrats have been at the forefront of collecting data on prospective voters...

  • Rick Perry had a good week, but legal troubles remain

    Considering that he was indicted, Rick Perry has had a pretty good week, but it may not last.

  • Florida's 2 political parties raise millions

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Millions of dollars, much of it coming from the corporations that rely on Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Legislature, have flowed into the coffers of the state's two political parties this election year. New campaign finance reports filed Friday show that the...

  • Joe Miller's odd non-concession concession

    The U.S. Senate election in Alaska was three days ago, but second-place finisher Joe Miller still hasn't conceded to the winner, former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan.

  • Rudy Giuliani will raise money for Minnesota Senate candidate Mike McFadden

    The former New York mayor, who has not been an outsized presence on the campaign trail this year, will co-host the fundraiser for Al Franken's Republican challenger. Tickets are $2,600 per person.

  • Democrats reframe debate on health care

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's unpopular health care law is losing some of its political punch as vulnerable Democrats see it as less of an election-year minus and Republicans increasingly talk about fixing it instead of repealing. Two-term Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor, who is locked in...



From the Weekly Standard

  • ‘We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet’

    "Rooting out a cancer like ISIL won’t be easy and it won’t be quick,” President Obama told the American Legion’s annual convention in Charlotte on Tuesday, August 26. He repeated the thought in...

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  • Small Ball in Wisconsin

    West Allis, Wis. --  Scott Walker looked relaxed. Dressed in light blue Levi’s jeans, a navy polo shirt, and white and gray Nike sneakers, the Wisconsin governor had just finished speaking at a...

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  • Democrats Take the Low Road

    Conway, Ark. "Tom Cotton voted against preparing America for pandemics like Ebola,” a TV ad in Arkansas declared last week. The ad came from Democrat Mark Pryor, who is running for reelection to...

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