By Steve Doty | 08/18/14 11:38 AM
After a 14-year Congressional run Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va. will officially step down from Congress Monday.
By Alan Suderman | 08/18/14 09:05 AM
The candidates in a special election that will determine which political party controls the state Senate are spending big money and throwing sharp elbows ahead of Tuesday's contest.
By Erika Niedowski | 08/18/14 09:01 AM
At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others.
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/17/14 05:16 PM
Conservatives who worry about the U.S. Supreme Court shouldn't worry about if and when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steps down and how the GOP will respond to that vacancy, but rather when Justices Antonin Scalia or Anthony Kennedy hang up their robes and call it quits. Scalia and Kennedy are...
By Michael Barone | 08/15/14 03:03 PM
In 1966, Nixon's campaigning helped Republicans gain five Senate and 47 House seats. Clinton is apparently afraid she can't match that record in this year's midterms.
08/17/14 11:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban accountant and retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually an asset in the races to unseat two Democrats who are among Illinois' longest serving statewide officeholders. The Republicans hope to tap into an anti-incumbent mood as they...
By Paul Bedard | 08/15/14 12:18 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama scored good points with his Iraq policy and efforts to quell violence in Ferguson, Mo., giving him something to brag on in November.
By Ashe Schow | 08/15/14 04:39 PM
Merkley's press secretary said the ad "willfully ignored" Merkley's legislative accomplishments.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/15/14 04:35 PM
As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 03:42 PM
A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.
By Steve Doty | 08/15/14 12:57 PM
A major wrench could be thrown into Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's campaign messaging if a ballot measure doesn't get sorted out in Illinois courts soon.
By Ed Sykes | 08/15/14 12:53 PM
More voters plan to vote for Democratic candidates this November, despite waning approval for President Obama.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 11:20 AM
Here's a quick look at Tom Emmer and five other candidates, all in races they can win, who can be the next outspoken libertarian.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/15/14 08:52 AM
What does it mean when nearly half of the American people fear that terrorists could shoot down a commercial airliner in the U.S. as Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky over Ukraine?
08/14/14 05:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Zephyr Teachout's long-shot bid to oust Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, while the state's powerful teachers' union announced it will sit out this year's governor's race. The Public Employees Federation represents...
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