By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:46 AM
The three lawmakers seeking the Republican nomination for governor still are facing questions about their roles in a five-year-old admissions scandal at the University of Illinois.
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:40 AM
Does a West Point graduate and business owner with little name recognition give them their best shot at beating three-term Sen. Dick Durbin? Or is it a dairy magnate and state senator who has run twice for the office unsuccessfully, and has had past gaffes about immigrants and abortion?
By Associated Press | 03/12/14 09:37 AM
The Republican National Committee is pouring resources into Colorado, adding more than a dozen staffers as a new Senate candidate and sagging poll numbers for Democrats raise GOP hopes of ending the party's decade-long drought on top-of-the-ticket wins in the state.
By Michael Barone | 03/12/14 09:24 AM
Republican David Jolly has defeated Democrat Alex Sink by a 49-percent to 47-percent margin in the special election in Florida's 13th congressional district, according to current returns.
By Noemie Emery | 03/11/14 03:12 PM
As with most things, there are good and bad aspects of the Tea Party movement. And all the bad ones were on display March 6 in a speech by Ted Cruz to the Conservative Political Action Conference that replayed every silly thing ever said by conservatives and added some riffs of his own.
By Cal Thomas | 03/10/14 07:08 PM
OXON HILL, Md. -- The first “people” I recognized on arriving at last week's Conservative Political Action Conference just outside Washington were two “stormtroopers” and a Wookiee from the 1977 film “Star Wars.” Some of the speeches also expressed sentiments from the past, though...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/10/14 03:14 PM
Oklahoma state Rep. T.W. Shannon, a Republican candidate to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, believes that African American voters are increasingly ready to vote for his party, describing that community as "fertile ground" for a conservative message. Shannon, who is black and native American,...
By Michael Barone | 03/09/14 07:29 PM
Colorado is one of the hot states--maybe the hottest state--in the 2014 elections for senator and governor. It was carried twice by Barack Obama, and if you array the states in order of Obama 2012 percentage it was the state that cast the 270th electoral vote for him. So although Obama did just...
By Sean Lengell | 03/09/14 10:18 AM
Sen. Rand Paul says his Republican Party is posed to attract more youth voters, a demographic the GOP has struggled to make inroads with in recent presidential elections. The Kentucky lawmaker told "Fox News Sunday" that while President Obama won the youth vote by a 3-to-1 ratio, young...
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/07/14 06:33 PM
“Whose side are you on?” That's the Democratic mantra for the 2014 elections. It's the same “people versus the powerful” line that Democrats trot out every two years, because it works. But this year Republicans can turn this narrative on its head and make the midterm elections a...
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/07/14 03:44 PM
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum says conservatives should take a cue from Pope Francis and talk more about good news than the negative.
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Former presidential contender Rick Santorum delivered a well-received speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference Friday criticizing the Republican Party's focus on blasting Democrats and President Obama, calling on the party to focus less on job creators and more on the working-class...
By Tim Mak | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. John Cornyn kicked off the second day of the Conservative Political Action Conference with the message that American decline is reversible with just a change in the White House. "We don't have to accept recent history. We just have to change the presidency. It's...
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/07/14 01:47 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee advocates for veterans saying they shouldn't be waiting for health care when they return home from war.
By Lisa Ruhl | 03/07/14 01:44 PM
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says there is a price to be paid for bad policies.
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