More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Anti-Democratic sentiment in Lousiana proves problem for moderate Landrieu

    Sen. Mary Landrieu's best hope for re-election? Change the letter behind her name from a "D" to an "R," says a Louisiana newspaper.

  • Endangered Colo. Republican exploited loophole on taxpayer-funded ads

    Rep. Doug Lamborn sent out a mailing attacking President Obama and boasting of Lamborn's accomplishments just before a tight election.

  • Nunn, Perdue statistically neck-and-neck in Georgia race: Poll

    The hard-fought U.S. Senate race in Georgia between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn is a statistical dead heat, according to a new poll out Sunday.

  • Mark Sanford's sorry saga

    When John McCain went down to defeat in 2008, some placed Mark Sanford, then the governor of South Carolina, in the upper tier of the 2012 presidential field.

  • Is Land sliding in the polls?

    Some Michigan Republicans argue that the Senate contest is a sleeper race and that polls will tighten sharply in the coming weeks.

  • Florida GOP makes final push for Gov. Scott

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Buoyed by a significant cash advantage and polls that show Gov. Rick Scott either tied or leading, optimistic Florida Republicans on Saturday contended they are focused and ready for the November election. The Republican Party of Florida met at one of World Disney World's...

  • Iowa candidates farm for votes

    One of the most important Senate contests in this midterm election cycle -- and one of the tightest, according to recent public polling -- could hinge on winning over the Hawkeye State's agriculture industry.

  • Bill Clinton: Democrats might hold the Senate

    Bill Clinton said the GOP might come close to retaking the Senate in the November elections, but the Democratic Party has a chance of taking three of the five competitive seats it needs to win a majority.

  • NY primary exposes Cuomo's problems with the left

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Incumbent governors with national aspirations, a long list of accomplishments and flush bank accounts typically don't worry about primary challenges, especially one mounted by a little-known professor who moved to the state five years ago. So it was unusual when New York...

  • Poll: Few know California GOP governor candidate

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown has a strong lead over his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, in a new statewide poll released Friday, but 1 in 4 likely voters could not even identify Kashkari, demonstrating the challenge he faces in selling himself to voters...

  • Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a nation weary of war, yet alarmed by the prospect of an emerging threat, President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate. Republicans who have hammered the...

  • Lawmaker apologizes for 'lingerie' remark

    Southerland offered this apology for his remarks: "I regret that my comments are being misused for political gain."

  • Astorino, Hawkins call for debates in NY gov race

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's two main election rivals repeated their call for debates Friday — though they disagree on who should participate. Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins says Friday that he should be included in debates along with Cuomo and the Republican candidate,...

  • Vulnerable Dem took more taxpayer-funded flights

    Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is struggling to hold onto her Senate seat -- and questions regarding her travel activities and taxpayer dollars aren't making things any easier.

  • Will a GOP Senate look beyond K Street when trying to form an agenda?

    Sen. Rob Portman lays out a Republican agenda of good policies, but with little appeal to the public.

From the Weekly Standard