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  • Jeb Bush stumps in Michigan

    Former Republican Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will stump for the Republican governor of Michigan next month, fueling speculation that he may consider a run for the White House.

  • GOP group in Kansas backs Democrat

    Traditional Republicans for Common Sense, a group of former lawmakers and state leaders, announced that it is endorsing the Democratic challenger to incumbent Rep. Tim Huelskamp.

  • District attorney's wife drove case against Wisconsin's Walker, insider says

    The future of the Wisconsin’s governor’s race could hang on a federal appeals court in Chicago hearing a potentially explosive case Tuesday. Depending on how the three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decides, the ruling will have major impact on the scope of...

  • Grimes touts narrow lead in own poll

    On the heels of a few public polls that have shown her trailing Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, Alison Lundergan Grimes's Senate campaign is touting a new internal poll showing her with a one-point lead.

  • Christie stumps for Illinois candidate

    The New Jersey governor is heading back into the home state of President Obama to stump for Bruce Rauner, who faces incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in November.

  • Va. Senate poll: Warner over Gillespie 53%-31%, called 'envy of Senate'

    Virginia Senate poll has incumbent Mark Warner beating Republican challenger Ed Gillespie 53 percent to 31 percent.

  • Democratic representative loses primary

    Rep. John Tierney lost a Democratic primary in Massachusetts to Marine veteran Seth Moulton Tuesday, a reminder that both parties face risks from primary challengers.

  • Andrew Cuomo beats back challenger

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dispatched with a Democratic primary challenge Tuesday from Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who was viewed as a protest candidate from the progressive wing of the party. When the Associated Press called the race for Cuomo, he was receiving nearly...

  • GOP ad targets immigration bill

    A new ad from a national Republican group attacks Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn over the bipartisan Senate immigration bill passed last year, a sign the politics of the issue could be shifting dramatically.

  • Scott Brown wins over New Hampshire Republicans

    Brown will now face Democrat Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in the general election. Shaheen has led Brown by a few points on average in recent public polls.

  • Is the generic vote for the House moving toward Republicans?

    Over the last 20 years Republicans have tended to run a bit better in actual elections than they do in the generic vote question, but this tendency may have been reduced in recent cycles. In addition, Republicans have an advantage in House elections due to demographics and, to a lesser extent,...

  • Rauner, Quinn go personal in televised appearance

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois governor's race got personal Tuesday as Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner took pointed jabs at each other's character and honesty over issues such as hiring, taxes and finances while sitting side-by-side during a televised editorial session. The nearly...

  • Candidate likens Senate to a 'plantation'

    Rep. Bill Cassidy said that under Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, the Senate is not a great deliberative body, but his personal "'It goes if I say it does, if not it stops,'" he said.

  • Veteran prognosticator foresees Republican Senate 'wave'

    In his 30-plus years of handicapping House, Senate and governor races, Stuart Rothenberg has generally been pretty cautious.

  • John Kasich hints at White House run

    He told a gathering of College Republicans at the Ohio State University that he'd like to have a "clarion call" to make a run for the presidency.



From the Weekly Standard

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