By Susan Crabtree | 04/10/14 05:23 AM
President Obama's election-year push to draw attention to women's wages backfired amid scrutiny of the White House's own gender-pay gap, but a close analysis of the salaries of his senior aides shows a far more complex picture.
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/09/14 05:51 PM
A new poll shows Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., handily leading his Republican challenger, with a little over a month left before the GOP primary. The automated poll, which was commissioned by Terry’s opponent, Dan Frei, and conducted by JMC Analytics and Polling, shows 40 percent of respondents...
By David M. Drucker | 04/09/14 05:03 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Paul Ryan are collaborating on an Obamacare alternative and could announce the proposal as early as this month, according to Republican sources. Both Republicans have been regularly engaged in pushing legislation on major issues — and both have made it a habit to...
04/09/14 04:15 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Warner has nearly $9 million to spend on his re-election campaign, which has yet to begin in earnest, the Democratic senator and former governor's campaign announced Wednesday. Warner raised nearly $2.7 million during the first three months of this year,...
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/09/14 04:00 PM
Kentucky Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell is going after Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes on women's issues. At issue is Tuesday's controversial Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission vote. Louisville's WFPL News reported that the commission came one vote short of reprimanding...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/09/14 09:13 AM
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee had its best fundraising month of the midterm election cycle so far in March, bringing in $8.1 million and outpacing Republicans, who raised short of $6.4 million for Senate races during the same period.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/09/14 05:11 AM
Senate Republicans are poised to defeat a pay equity measure on Wednesday. The “Paycheck Fairness Act” is a key part of a new Democratic agenda that is focused on contrasting the Democratic Party with the GOP ahead of November elections.
By Michael Barone | 04/08/14 05:08 PM
Do I believe that former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown is leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire by a 49-percent to 44-percent margin? I'm dubious.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/08/14 03:41 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee has posted its best fundraising month of the midterm election cycle so far, the committee confirmed Tuesday. Sen. Rob Portman, the NRSC vice chair for finance, announced at a weekly lunch among Republican senators that the committee raised nearly...
04/08/14 01:52 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – On Monday morning, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, a Republican from Michigan who recently announced his retirement, endorsed Mike Bishop, the former state Senate majority leader, to fill his spot in Congress. In the race for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District,...
By David M. Drucker | 04/08/14 12:58 PM
During the weekly House GOP leadership news conference, Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia and two senior female Republicans criticized congressional Democrats' push for more federal regulations that they argue would guarantee that women receive "equal pay" for doing the same work as men.
By Justin Green | 04/08/14 11:06 AM
Thomas Ravenel, who resigned his office as state treasurer of South Carolina in 2007 after a felony cocaine charge, announced Monday that he intends to challenge Graham if the incumbent Republican wins his primary election in June.
By David M. Drucker | 04/08/14 10:14 AM
Rep. Steve Scalise played a crucial role in whipping votes for a flood insurance bill that split congressional conservatives, drawing notice on Capitol Hill at a time when ambitious House Republicans are jockeying for leadership positions in 2015.
By Thomas Sowell | 04/08/14 09:39 AM
The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the Left. That is what often happens whenever the high court rules that the First Amendment means what it says -- free speech for...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/07/14 07:11 PM
The contentious battle for the Republican nomination in Mississippi's Senate race is now playing out in earnest on television, with three new ads released Monday hitting both incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and his opponent, Chris McDaniel. In a year that has produced remarkably few serious...
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