By Byron York | 03/10/14 07:21 PM
Some Democrats hope to minimize the importance of Obamacare as a political issue by focusing on other topics in this November's midterm elections. Some hope to win by promising to fix the flawed national health care plan they passed in 2010. And others hope to turn the issue on Republicans by...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/10/14 04:36 PM
A new poll in Arkansas shows that most voters disagree with Sen. Mark Pryor about who's entitled to represent them next year.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/10/14 12:24 PM
Hoping to counter hundreds of thousands of dollars in negative-ad spending in Alaska by the conservative group Americans For Prosperity, Sen. Mark Begich's re-election campaign will air its first television advertisement of the midterm election cycle.
By Michael Barone | 03/10/14 09:00 AM
Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together.
By Brian Hughes | 03/10/14 08:46 AM
President Obama this week will devote his attention to the escalating crisis in Crimea, hosting Ukraine's interim prime minister at the White House in the U.S. government's highest-profile endorsement of the country's nascent leadership.
By Steve Doty | 03/10/14 08:12 AM
With under two weeks to go in the Illinois Republican gubernatorial primary, businessman Bruce Rauner holds a sizable leader over his three closest challengers. Recent polling shows Rauner with 40 percent of the vote.
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:13 PM
Mark Fisher makes no apologies for being a Tea Party member or for his belief in a minimalist government even while running for office in a state where many Republicans prefer to stay closer to the political center.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican National Committee data operatives will build a list of the millions of Americans who have lost insurance policies due to Obamacare in order to help their candidates win over these voters at the ballot box in 2014 and 2016. "Getting that information [on plan cancellations] and...
By David M. Drucker | 03/07/14 03:48 PM
Rep. Dave Camp has heard the word “no” before. As usual, he isn't listening. Nearly 18 years ago, when the Republican House Ways and Means chairman was an obscure third-term congressman serving on the powerful tax-writing committee, House GOP leaders were ready to throw in the towel on...
By Brian Hughes | 03/07/14 03:36 PM
The 2014 midterm campaign began in earnest with President Obama unveiling his fiscal 2015 budget, a progressive wish list designed to boost Democrats in November. With little appetite for a so-called "grand bargain" on Capitol Hill, the White House abandoned previous proposals to slow the...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/07/14 03:34 PM
Democrats have been trumpeting their support for a hefty minimum wage increase in the run-up to November's midterm elections. So why haven’t they taken up legislation in Congress? “"Republicans will again have to choose between standing up for middle-class families and resorting to more...
By Washington Examiner | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
In a move sure to stoke further buzz that the 2012 Republican nominee for vice president has not completely ruled out a bid for the presidency in 2016, Ryan will headline the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on April 11.
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. John Cornyn kicked off the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference with the message that American decline is reversible with just a change in the White House. "We don't have to accept recent history. We just have to change the presidency. It's...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, thinks voters should not conclude, based from the fact that he signed a 2010 letter calling for government to "mak[e] polluters pay a price on greenhouse gas" that he supports a carbon tax. "I didn't agree with every piece of that letter -- people think when you...
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
All politics is local, and the Pentagon's proposal to place the A-10 Warthog fighter jet on the chopping block is making waves on the campaign trail in southeastern Arizona. Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., the successor to Rep. Gabby Giffords, likely faces a rematch with Republican Martha McSally,...
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