By Paul Bedard | 10/01/14 02:16 PM
Virginia Del. Barbara Comstock is far in front of Fairfax Democrat John Foust in a new poll that reveals his sexist slap at the Republican has damaged his chances to replace retiring Republican Rep. Frank Wolf.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/30/14 01:18 PM
As Republican candidates this year face intense criticism for past support for giving full constitutional rights to a fetus, activists are divided over whether to continue pushing the idea.
By Lisa Ruhl | 09/30/14 12:13 PM
A new Gallup poll out Tuesday shows Louisiana is leaning left, but that isn't necessarily a good thing for incumbent Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee on Tuesday released new campaign ads targeting North Carolina, Arkansas and Colorado, which are three of the most contested Senate races.
By Paul Bedard | 09/29/14 05:38 PM
Hillary Clinton, expected to launch her campaign for president early next year, is already mapping her path to that decision with a major green energy speech set for December to one of the nation's most influential conservation activist groups.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/28/14 08:47 PM
President Obama predicted that Democrats would be able to hold majority control of the Senate in the critical midterm elections this November and said his record of fixing the economy is better than any other world leader's.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 06:54 PM
Of the $37 million in combined contributions to the two candidates identified by an analysis by the Louisville Courier-Journal, 85 percent is from out of state.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 06:07 PM
The Des Moines Register survey of likely voters shows Ernst leading 44-38 in a race that had long been deadlocked.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 01:50 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu is trailing her Republican challenger among likely voters in a head-to-head contest in one of the tightest races in the nation, and one that could help decide whether Republicans take control of the Senate, according to a new poll.
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 03:07 PM
Chelsea Clinton's new baby will be costly for Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., who is locked in a tight re-election race.
By Mark Flatten | 09/27/14 02:43 PM
A Republican congressional candidate in New Jersey was successful in forcing the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to yank a television that falsely linked him to a lawsuit filed by Arizona firefighters.
By David M. Drucker | 09/26/14 04:15 PM
Experienced political observers say that even in wave years, the public doesn't make up its mind until the last minute and many key races may still be close.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/26/14 06:43 PM
Louisiana's Rob Maness isn't the first candidate she has traveled to rally for, and with a few exceptions, her chosen candidates have faced bruising defeat.
By Brian Hughes | 09/26/14 02:09 PM
The White House on Friday wouldn't reveal the timing of President Obama's nomination to replacing outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder but argued that Republicans should quickly support the nominee, even if it comes before January.
By Betsy Woodruff | 09/25/14 05:55 PM
The ad highlights the Kentucky Democrat's grandparents' struggles to pay medical bills after her grandfather's stroke. One hiccup: During that time period, her politically connected father made some hefty campaign donations and oversaw multimillion-dollar business deals.
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