By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 12:38 PM
Her first ad against Gov. Scott Walker was dubbed “pants on fire” by PolitiFact Wisconsin, but Democratic challenger Mary Burke has caught up to the Republican in a new statewide poll. Rasmussen Reports found that each holds 45 percent support, though Walker has an edge in his favorable...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/12/14 12:36 PM
Each of the three men running to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., refused to commit to supporting Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to continue leading the Republican conference.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:49 AM
Martha Dean, an attorney who helped gun rights advocates challenge the constitutionality of Connecticut's recent gun control law, plans to announce her intentions to run for governor. A news release posted Tuesday on the Connecticut Citizens Defense League's blog said the two-time Republican...
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:40 AM
Does a West Point graduate and business owner with little name recognition give them their best shot at beating three-term Sen. Dick Durbin? Or is it a dairy magnate and state senator who has run twice for the office unsuccessfully, and has had past gaffes about immigrants and abortion?
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:37 AM
The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staffers as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP hopes of ending the party's decade-long drought on top-of-the-ticket wins in the state.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:29 AM
After months of railing against President Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans have scored a key victory in a hard-fought congressional race that has been closely watched as a bellwether of midterm elections in November.
By Michael Barone | 03/12/14 09:24 AM
Republican David Jolly has defeated Democrat Alex Sink by a 49-percent to 47-percent margin in the special election in Florida's 13th congressional district, according to current returns.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/12/14 09:11 AM
Remember this ad from the 2012 campaign? The one in which Mitt Romney's former venture capital firm, Bain Capital, was called a "vampire"?
By Byron York | 03/12/14 09:06 AM
The widely respected Florida political analyst Adam Smith sees big problems for Democrats in the loss of Alex Sink to Republican David Jolly in the special election to fill the House seat from Florida's 13th Congressional District.
By David M. Drucker | 03/12/14 05:21 AM
Sen. Jerry Moran is in a unique position. The Kansas Republican won his Senate seat in 2010, perhaps benefiting from the National Republican Senatorial Committee’s decision to stay out of what was a vigorously contested GOP primary against a fellow incumbent congressman. But as the current...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/11/14 09:03 PM
The Senate Conservatives Fund is no longer focusing solely on reshaping the Senate. Now, the polarizing conservative outside group will also turn its attention and money to some House races, announcing Tuesday its endorsement in four safe Republican districts and one other district likely to...
By David M. Drucker | 03/11/14 11:59 AM
Colorado Rep. Cory Gardner is using all of the politically correct buzzwords and phrases to explain why he decided to reverse course and challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in November. In an interview with the Washington Examiner, the second-term Republican congressman talked about providing...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/11/14 11:06 AM
Floridians in the state's 13th congressional district head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a special election, as national Democrats and Republicans eagerly watch for new voting trends in this high-stakes midterm election year. The contest is between Democrat Alex Sink and David Jolly, a...
By Paul Bedard | 03/11/14 10:47 AM
Former Arkansas governor and 2008 Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said that donors are rushing him with offers of big-dollar support, clearing away his highest hurdle to entering the 2016 GOP primaries. The biggest difference between 2008 and this year, he said, is that...
By Zack Colman | 03/11/14 05:30 AM
Democrats held the Senate floor to talk climate change into the morning hours Tuesday, though they're not holding their breath on comprehensive legislation clearing Congress soon. Instead, organizer Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, described the event as an "opening salvo," as the more than two dozen...
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