More 2014 Elections Articles

  • Democrats use 2010 Colorado win as model for Senate campaigns

    Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., eked out a narrow victory over his Republican opponent, Ken Buck, in the 2010 midterm elections. Today, Bennet is chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which this year must stave off another potential Republican wave if Democrats are to keep a...

  • Iowa Democrat Bruce Braley apologizes for insulting Chuck Grassley, farmers

    Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Iowa, was forced to apologize to Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley and the state's farmers after he was caught on video disparaging the veteran lawmaker.

  • Senate Democrats hope economic agenda can save majority

    Senate Democrats, fearful of losing their majority in November, rolled out an ambitious, populist "Fair Shot for Everyone" agenda that aims to rally their base and divert voter attention from Obamacare.

  • Democrats sweat over slumping support from single women, younger voters

    With voters depressed over the economy, upset with Obamacare and greatly disapproving of President Obama, Democrats are in a sweat over lackluster voter turnout in November when control of the Senate will be up for grabs. New polling shows that Republicans are super-charged at getting a chance...

  • Ted Cruz's dynamic new 'Yes We Can' video will make you ready for 2014

    Sen. Ted Cruz has released a dynamic new video featuring highlights of the senator's biggest moments. Cruz encourages Republicans to stand for the rights enshrined in the Constitution, and to stand on principle. "We can either choose to keep our head down, and not rock the boat, to not stand...

  • New 'God Made A Trial Lawyer' video mocks Bruce Braley

    America Rising doesn't want anyone to forget that Iowa Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley mocked home-state GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley for being a farmer.

  • Editorial cartoon: More delays

    Cartoon by Nate Beeler/Cagle Cartoons.

  • NRSC demands Louisiana stations pull ad trying to link Bill Cassidy to Koch brothers

    The National Republican Senatorial Committee will send a letter to 34 Louisiana network affiliates Thursday requesting that an attack ad produced by the pro-Democratic Senate Majority PAC be pulled from television, and threatening legal action if it isn't. The letter, penned by NRSC general...

  • Tea Party icon Rand Paul turns to establishment Republicans for 2016 help

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is courting establishment Republicans in his bid to take the Tea Party into the White House. In the midst of a so-called "civil war" within the party, Paul is hoping his conciliatory moves won't alienate his own base, while potential rivals such as Sen. Ted Cruz,...

  • Obamacare is a fitting noose around Democrats' necks

    Pollster Celinda Lake's advice to fellow Democrats to take a midway position in the 2014 congressional campaigns is flawed because it can't be sold as honest. Reacting to results from her bipartisan Battleground Poll that show Obamacare to be a political loser, Lake said: "Don't defend it. Say...

  • Republicans ramp up planning to replace Obamacare as Senate prospects rise

    The Republican Party's rising Senate prospects are forcing House Republicans to craft a health care agenda that could function as a feasible legislative blueprint for overhauling Obamacare in January 2015.

  • Republican civil war goes to Oklahoma Senate race

    Former Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon received the endorsement of the Senate Conservatives Fund, raising the likelihood that his campaign with Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn will turn into a new battleground between Republican leadership and outside...

  • Iowa Democratic Senate candidate takes on Iowa icon

    Yet another way that Rep. Bruce Braley's comment to Texas trial lawyers is boneheaded.

  • EMILY's List mum on Mary Landrieu

    While Republicans amp up their ground game in the Louisiana Senate race, one top Democratic group is notably absent: EMILY's List, a national organization that supports pro-choice Democratic women. Incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu is an interesting lacuna in the organization's roster of...

  • Iowa Senate candidate's true loyalty is to his fellow trial lawyers

    No politician from Iowa wants to be caught on tape rubbishing his state as a backwater and savaging its most popular politician. But this is Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley's nightmare week, which could conceivably derail his campaign for Iowa's open Senate seat.

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