By Becket Adams | 09/26/14 01:05 PM
This year's battle for the Louisiana Senate seat has been dominated mostly by Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy and Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, but Tea Party candidate Rob Maness' continued presence in a race has strategists preparing for the likelihood of a December runoff election.
By Ashe Schow | 09/26/14 12:07 PM
The Democrats' "war on women" narrative isn't working its old magic in Colorado, and part of that reason is Republican Rep. Cory Gardner's support for over-the-counter birth control.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 08:32 PM
Chuck Todd may have considered Holder "non-political," but Holder himself has said it is part of an attorney general's job to be an activist and "change things."
By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 05:15 PM
The DNC chairwoman was criticized harshly for telling a roundtable of women in Wisconsin in early September that Scott Walker was giving women "the back of his hand."
By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 04:55 PM
West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant's, the state's Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, plan is to keep reminding voters that her opponent Rep. Shelley Moore Capito's top donor in 2012, the law firm Sullivan & Cromwell, also hires lobbyists who work on banking issues.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 04:16 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's, D-Calif., most famous piece of legislation, a ban on so-called "assault weapons," was far less effective than she and the gun control crowd claims it was, according to a report released this week by the nonprofit ProPublica.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/25/14 02:20 PM
Facebook has announced a new initiative that would use unmanned drones to bring wireless Internet access to developing countries.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 02:18 PM
MSNBC host Rev. Al Sharpton said Thursday that he is "engaged in immediate conversations" with the White House to find a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder, who has just announced his resignation.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 02:08 PM
A former South Carolina Highway Patrol trooper was arrested and charged this week with "assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature" after he shot an unarmed motorist during a bizarre and nearly fatal traffic stop.
By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 02:03 PM
To add to the problems she caused herself several months ago by quashing a corruption investigation into fellow Democrats in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office has just gone to court and blamed a woman who was raped in a state prison for what happened to her.
By Michael Barone | 09/25/14 12:41 PM
The shape of the political landscape suggests Republicans will gain House seats from the 234 they won in 2012, and possibly exceed the 242 seats they won in 2010 —" more than the party has won in any election since 1946.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 12:19 PM
We already knew that this Groundhog Day, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio accidentally dropped a woodchuck named "Staten Island Chuck" before a crowd of spectators.
By Becket Adams | 09/25/14 12:00 PM
As U.S. military operations in the Middle East increase in number, President Obama's dovish critics grow increasingly agitated.
By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 11:30 AM
Shaneen Allen, the Philadelphia mother of two facing three years in prison for mistakenly bringing her legally obtained firearm into New Jersey, will instead enter a pre-trial intervention program.
By Ashe Schow | 09/24/14 04:38 PM
By far the best part of the website currently is the map feature for Senate and gubernatorial races. Similar to the map on Real Clear Politics, the Decision Desk adds a rollover feature that allows users to quickly see the polling averages in a given state.
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