By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 03:09 PM
The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 02:06 PM
The Maine GOP is in a tizzy over a video promoted by Rep. Michael Michaud, the Democratic candidate for governor, which included a crude lyric referring to Republican Sen. Susan Collins.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/19/14 02:05 PM
In an election year when the Republican Party hoped to better engage with women voters, a demographic that has eluded the party in recent years, Republican candidates nationwide still haven't closed the gap with Democrats.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/19/14 01:48 PM
Democrat Mary Burke "is offering a choice between more gridlock and progress that will actually make a difference for Wisconsin families: better jobs, better wages, better schools," Hillary Clinton said.
By Paul Bedard | 09/19/14 01:27 PM
First lady Michelle Obama, stepping onto the campaign stage to help Democrats in the midterms, is arguing that her husband "truly made" the change and hope he promised after former President George W. Bush gave him the keys and he saw "the mess he’d been handed."
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/19/14 11:44 AM
The Kansas Supreme Court has taken Democratic Senate nominee Chad Taylor off the general election ballot Thursday, a move that puts the Republican incumbent at greater risk.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14 11:02 AM
The past year has seen the rise of data-driven journalism websites that were intended to replace the type of horse race coverage that typically dominates political news. But in an ironic twist, election forecast models have become the horse race coverage of 2014. Nate Silver was a web pioneer...
By Rebecca Berg | 09/19/14 10:43 AM
National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said Friday that he hopes to continue leading the NRCC again next election cycle.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 08:32 PM
Top Senate lawmakers think they have found a way to allow states and local governments to tax Internet purchases: Link online sales taxes to separate legislation prohibiting Internet access taxes, then pass it in the post-election "lame duck" session of Congress.
By Byron York | 09/18/14 05:40 PM
The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.
By David M. Drucker | 09/18/14 05:18 PM
Republican leaders are promising a complete makeover of the Senate chamber that goes beyond changes in legislative priorities, according to knowledgeable GOP sources.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/18/14 04:12 PM
House lawmakers are expected to wrap up business Thursday and not return until the "lame duck" session after the Nov. 4 election.
By Sean Higgins | 09/18/14 02:32 PM
"Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.
09/16/14 09:30 PM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted Michigan's successful Medicaid expansion as part of his re-election bid, saying 63,000 more low-income adults have signed up than projected this year, with 3½ months left. The Republican governor said about 385,000 enrolled between April,...
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