By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 12:29 PM
Steyer raised money for President Obama and donated to Rep. Nancy Pelosi while Pelosi pushed for the federal money that profited Steyer -- and that Steyer's fund, Farallon Capital, lobbied on.
By Steve Doty | 08/18/14 11:38 AM
After a 14-year Congressional run Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va. will officially step down from Congress Monday.
By Alan Suderman | 08/18/14 09:05 AM
The candidates in a special election that will determine which political party controls the state Senate are spending big money and throwing sharp elbows ahead of Tuesday's contest.
By Erika Niedowski | 08/18/14 09:01 AM
At first, Gina Raimondo thought solving Rhode Island's pension problem was just a matter of math: Billions of dollars of unfunded benefits were owed to the state's teachers, police officers, firefighters and others.
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/17/14 05:16 PM
Conservatives who worry about the U.S. Supreme Court shouldn't worry about if and when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg steps down and how the GOP will respond to that vacancy, but rather when Justices Antonin Scalia or Anthony Kennedy hang up their robes and call it quits. Scalia and Kennedy are...
By Michael Barone | 08/15/14 03:03 PM
In 1966, Nixon's campaigning helped Republicans gain five Senate and 47 House seats. Clinton is apparently afraid she can't match that record in this year's midterms.
08/17/14 11:00 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban accountant and retired downstate Marine say their lack of political experience is actually an asset in the races to unseat two Democrats who are among Illinois' longest serving statewide officeholders. The Republicans hope to tap into an anti-incumbent mood as they...
By Paul Bedard | 08/15/14 12:18 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama scored good points with his Iraq policy and efforts to quell violence in Ferguson, Mo., giving him something to brag on in November.
By Ashe Schow | 08/15/14 04:39 PM
Merkley's press secretary said the ad "willfully ignored" Merkley's legislative accomplishments.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/15/14 04:35 PM
As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 03:42 PM
A Republican primary race for a U.S. House seat in Wisconsin looks like it's headed for a recount, with state Sen. Glenn Grothman slightly ahead. And that has some party insiders sweating.
By Steve Doty | 08/15/14 12:57 PM
A major wrench could be thrown into Illinois gubernatorial hopeful Bruce Rauner's campaign messaging if a ballot measure doesn't get sorted out in Illinois courts soon.
By Ed Sykes | 08/15/14 12:53 PM
More voters plan to vote for Democratic candidates this November, despite waning approval for President Obama.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/15/14 11:20 AM
Here's a quick look at Tom Emmer and five other candidates, all in races they can win, who can be the next outspoken libertarian.
By Byron York | 08/31/14
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By Hugh Hewitt | 08/31/14