By Joel Gehrke | 02/18/14 05:45 PM
Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., a 36-year Republican senator facing a primary challenge in 2014, denied that he is out of touch with voters but acknowledged that he "doesn't know a lot about" the Tea Party. "The Tea Party is something I don't really know a lot about," Cochran, who was elected...
By Brian Hughes | 02/18/14 02:16 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney predicted on Tuesday that Democrats would not lose control of the Senate in 2014, even as some progressives express a growing concern that Republicans could win back the upper chamber in November. “The Democratic Party is not going to lose control of...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 12:53 PM
The Democrat who represents central New Jersey's 12th District announced his decision with an email to constituents on Tuesday. His retirement ensures major changes in New Jersey's congressional delegation next year.
By Zack Colman | 02/18/14 12:35 PM
Billionaire former hedge fund manager and climate activist Tom Steyer is planning to drop as much as $100 million to promote environmental positions in the 2014 elections, according to The New York Times. Steyer, a Democrat, has increasingly flexed his political muscle in the past year through...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/18/14 11:01 AM
So far unacknowledged by Land is that during her tenure, Michigan became a hotbed of identification fraud, which fell under her office's purview — and that her department did not grasp the scope of the problem until the federal government stepped in.
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 09:03 AM
Republican Senate challenger Matt Bevin's credibility was damaged by revelations he praised the 2008 federal bank bailout years before turning it into a campaign issue, railing against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell for voting for it, Sen. Rand Paul said Monday.
By Associated Press | 02/17/14 09:58 AM
The days when political campaigns would try to make inroads with demographic groups such as soccer moms or white working-class voters are gone. Now, the operatives are targeting specific individuals. And, in some places, they can reach those individuals directly through their televisions....
By Joel Gehrke | 02/16/14 09:29 PM
Rep. Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., offered a novel defense of President Obama's latest delay of the employer mandate: It's not really a delay, he argued, claiming that Obamacare doesn't specify when the provision should take effect. When Fox News' Chris Wallace noted that the law states that the...
By Ashe Schow | 02/14/14 01:44 PM
Wendy Davis told the Austin American-Statesman newspaper on Wednesday that “Texas is not really a red state, it's just a non-voting state.” Sure Wendy, sure. Well, she is right about Texas being a non-voting state. Texas is one of the worst performers when it comes to voter turnout. In...
By Associated Press | 02/14/14 09:49 AM
Sullivan, in the ad, talks about his love for his wife, the state and the country. But he says he says he hates what "Washington politicians" are doing to Alaska and the country.
By Mark Tapscott | 02/14/14 09:41 AM
Charles and David Koch are the two most evil people in American politics, right? We know that because Jane Mayer proved it with her landmark "Covert Operations" tour de liberal force in 2010. Well, it turns out that Mayer's aim was off just a little, by like 58 slots on the all-time biggest...
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