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...
By Timothy P. Carney | 04/07/14 01:23 PM
Sen. Harry Reid wants the 2014 elections to be about libertarian billionaires Charles and David Koch. But the Democrats might not have the populist cudgel to themselves. Sen. Mike Lee suggests he wants 2014 to be about the corporate welfare that forms the backbone of Obamanomics. Lee writes at...
By Byron York | 04/07/14 09:08 AM
Even though a lot of reporting on the Louisiana Senate race has focused on the head-to-head Landrieu-Cassidy matchup, there will be more GOP candidates than just Cassidy on the ballot this November.
By Bill Barrow | 04/07/14 08:47 AM
Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/07/14 08:39 AM
Will Obama finally approve or reject the Keystone XL pipeline project "in a few months," as Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin recently claimed he vowed? Don't count on it, at least according to The Hill's Laura Barron-Lopez, writing on the E2 wire. After so much back and forth on the issue since 2009,...
By Brian Hughes | 04/07/14 05:53 AM
Rep. Bill Cassidy, R-La., raised more than $1.2 million in the first quarter of 2014, marking the strongest fundraising haul yet for the conservative frontrunner in the race against vulnerable Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu. The Washington Examiner obtained the fundraising figures in advance of...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/04/14 11:58 AM
An advertisement attacking GOP mega-donors Charles and David Koch and Rep. Bill Cassidy, a Republican candidate for Senate, is staying on the air in Louisiana despite the threat of legal action from the National Republican Senatorial Committee, after television stations deemed the ad accurate.
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:51 AM
PHOENIX — The Grand Canyon State is ahead of the curve. From gay rights, to border security and immigration, to the rise of Latino-American politicians, to absorbing military cuts, Arizona has been busy adjudicating the issues that states across the nation will soon be facing, debating and...
By Tim Mak | 04/04/14 11:42 AM
Does Rep. Ron Barber have the sheer force of will to win re-election? “I want it as bad as I’ve wanted anything in my life,” said the Arizona Democrat, who was first sworn into office in June 2012.
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 04/04/14 11:38 AM
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel vowed to make Rep. Paul Ryan's budget proposal "the defining issue in the midterm elections." Israel panned the House Budget Committee chairman's plan, which would cut federal spending by $5.1 trillion over 10 years in part by...
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