08/21/14 01:15 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former Sen. Nan Rich is hoping a solid lifetime record as a Democrat, 28 months of campaigning and outreach to the hardcore grassroots of her party are enough to overcome the name recognition and millions of dollars raised by Republican-turned-independent-turned-Democrat...
By Zack Colman | 08/21/14 09:23 AM
Billionaire ex-hedge fund manager Tom Steyer's climate super PAC brought in a bit more than $500,000 from outside donors in July, underscoring the struggles the San Francisco activist has had attracting contributions.
By Steve Doty | 08/21/14 09:04 AM
The Virginia Republican candidate for Senate hits on all the major GOP talking points, like growing the middle class and hammering Washington policies that he believes are stunting economic growth.
By Ed Sykes | 08/21/14 08:43 AM
The race has begun in Iowa, and we're not talking midterms. In this latest installment of WEX BackStory, Senior Congressional Correspondent David M. Drucker explains how 2016 GOP presidential contenders are already laying claim to the battleground state, and why that might not be such a good thing.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/20/14 05:29 PM
Some wonder whether the Northern Virginia Republican's absence from the trail in the weeks before the general election could be a downside for her campaign.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/20/14 06:04 PM
He's black. He's Jewish. He's a veteran. He's a Republican. And he's running for Jim Moran's House seat. "Anything can happen," Micah Edmond says.
By David M. Drucker | 08/20/14 05:23 PM
Presidential jockeying in Iowa has started early, with GOP hopefuls using Ernst's upstart Senate bid to lay a political foundation for the 2016 caucuses.
By Philip Klein | 08/20/14 06:16 PM
Crossroads GPS, an arm of the Karl Rove-founded political action committee American Crossroads, has dipped its toes into the key Arkansas U.S. Senate race with an ad attacking Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., on Medicare and Social Security.
08/20/14 05:30 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — The candidates for Illinois governor agreed to three traditional debates ahead of November, but Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner bickered Wednesday about the number and what constituted a debate. What was clear was that both candidates locked into one of the nation's...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/20/14 05:17 PM
In the ad, Sen. Mark Pryor and his father, former Sen. David Pryor, recount Mark Pryor's own bout with cancer and his struggle finding health insurance that would cover it.
08/20/14 02:58 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – Although he continues to trail in money raised, state Rep. Thom Tillis, the Republican challenger looking to unseat U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, is only trailing the Democratic incumbent by four points, the latest poll shows. North Carolina voters favor Hagan to Tillis...
By Ken Cuccinelli and Mark Fitzgibbons | 08/20/14 02:37 PM
Federal impeachment under Article II of the Constitution is not reserved just for presidents or other high officials, but "all civil officers of the United States" as well. Aside from members of the military, any official in the executive branch is subject to impeachment.
08/20/14 01:48 PM
JUNEAU, Alaska (Legal Newsline) – The former attorney general of Alaska secured the Republican U.S. Senate nomination Tuesday evening, earning the right to face the incumbent Democrat. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, Dan Sullivan collected 40 percent of the vote. His Republican rivals,...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/20/14 01:35 PM
Democrats' aim was not to boost Tea Party favorite Joe Miller to victory, but to define Dan Sullivan, their likely general election foe, as an Alaska transplant with fragile roots in the state.
By Zack Colman | 08/20/14 11:52 AM
After catching heat on the campaign trail for avoiding questions about his stance on climate change, Republican Florida Gov. Rick Scott met with climate scientists to learn why the planet is warming.
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