More 2014 Elections Articles

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Scott Brown pulls even with Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire

    The latest results from the WMUR Granite State Poll show the Republican has closed the gap with the Democratic incumbent to within the poll's margin of error.

  • Illinois term limit battle could end Friday

    Illinois Republican gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's last chance at getting term limits on the November ballot may come to an end Friday.

  • Sen. Mitch McConnell's office hits back against shutdown claims

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's staff said that Democrats are slamming the Kentucky Republican by taking comments he made earlier this week out of context.



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