More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Fla. Gov. Scott promises new tax cuts for 2nd term

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Friday outlined proposed tax cuts he pledges to make if re-elected and said he will continue to promote them during a two-week campaign tour. Scott said he will try to push through more than $1 billion in tax cuts over the next two years....

  • Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel's challenge of runoff results

    Judge Hollis McGehee sided with Sen. Thad Cochran's legal team. They had asked McGehee to dismiss the case because McDaniel did not file it within the period designated under Mississippi law.

  • VIDEO: Campaigns headed into high gear as Labor Day approaches

    Labor Day has always been seen as the unofficial kick off to campaign season and candidates around the nation will begin to ramp up their efforts in the coming weeks.

  • 'No strategy' a gift-wrapped gaffe that could haunt Obama

    Rather than the average inartful comment that disappears after a few news cycles, the no-strategy line could help cement charges that Obama lacks the competency to handle multiple crises at once.

  • Governor hopefuls rip each other on hiring, taxes

    CHICAGO (AP) — The candidates for Illinois governor sharpened their attacks on each other Thursday, with Gov. Pat Quinn saying Bruce Rauner's plan to tax some services will help wealthy people like Rauner but hurt hardworking families, and the Republican businessman calling Quinn's efforts to...

  • Does Landrieu live in Louisiana?

    Sen. Mary Landrieu does not have a house of her own in Louisiana, the state she represents in the Senate, but instead claims to live at her parents' address in New Orleans, according to reports.

  • VIDEO: Managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball examines the 2014 political landscape

    The Washington Examiner's Steve Doty sits down with Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia Center for Politics, to discuss the 2014 midterm elections.

  • Kansas governor boasts of one-point lead

    Gov. Sam Brownback's campaign released an internal poll on Aug. 26 showing him up over his Democratic challenger, state House Democratic leader Paul Davis, 43 to 42 percent.

  • Top GOP data firms partner ahead of elections

    The Republican data firms i360 and The Data Trust on Thursday announced an agreement to share each other's voter files, providing a possible boost to GOP candidates on the 2014 ballot.

  • GOP: Obama only interested in 'playing pool, drinking beers'

    The GOP is charging that President Obama's photo ops at blue collar bars and pool halls have done little to help the unemployment and weak economy slamming Middle America.

  • Democrat Mark Schauer takes lead over Gov. Rick Snyder in Michigan

    For the first time since April 2013 Democratic candidate for Michigan governor Mark Schauer leads incumbent Gov. Rick Snyder, R-Mich.

  • Poll shows huge lead for Tom Wolf over Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett

    Corbett had gotten closer in recent polls, but Thursday's release shows the Democrat Wolf with 49 percent and the incumbent governor with 24 percent.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 28

    Vice President Joe Biden will be in Pennsylvania Thursday continuing to help Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections.

  • RNC to spend $100m to get out vote

    The Republican National Committee is on track to spend more than $100 million in the midterm campaign, with virtually every dime plowed into the party’s new digital voter-turnout program.

  • Obama's push for climate deal could hurt vulnerable Dems

    Reports that President Obama is pursuing a strategy to strike an international climate accord that wouldn't require Senate ratification could harm a handful of vulnerable Senate Democrats running for seats in November.



From the Weekly Standard