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  • 'Ground Zero': Heroin at center of Kentucky Senate race

    Kentucky's Democratic Senate candidate is attacking Mitch McConnell for not taking a stand on state heroin legislation.

  • National gun association buys ads against Malloy

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The gun industry's national trade association is purchasing political advertising aimed at defeating Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the Democratic incumbent who signed wide-ranging gun control legislation last year in the wake of the Newtown school shootings. The...

  • Obamacare is back: Chamber of Commerce attacks Shaheen over 2009 vote

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce will begin airing a campaign ad Saturday highlighting Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's vote in favor of Obamacare.

  • RNC outraises DNC in August

    The Republican National Committee announces it raised nearly $3 million more than the Democratic National Committee in August.

  • Cory Gardner: Obama's 'inaction' to blame for Keystone XL delays

    President Obama's "inaction" is to blame for the stalled Keystone XL pipeline project, the Colorado Republican Senate candidate said Saturday.

  • Women voters not keen on GOP women

    Republican women have a woman problem. A slough of recent polls show that the party's much-touted female recruits still get beaten -- in some cases, badly -- by male Democratic opponents in the competition for women's votes. And it's damaging their general election prospects.

  • Poll: Immigration concern doubles among Hispanics

    The numbers mean that President Obama's decision to delay executive action on deportations of illegal immigrants could have an impact on the November election, according to Gallup.

  • Obama dusts off 'hope' message

    President Obama in a speech to fire up the troops at a Democratic National Convention event Friday was all about "hope and change."

  • Nine polls from this week that have Republicans excited

    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...

  • Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate promotes video with sexual remark about Sen. Susan Collins

    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.

  • Republicans 'still have work to do' with women

    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.

  • Clinton boosts Walker's opponent

    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.

  • Michelle O's Mission Accomplished: Barack delivered change, 'seen it with my own eyes'

    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."

  • Kansas judges help Democrats

    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.

  • Election forecast models are the horse race coverage of 2014

    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...



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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