By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 08:20 AM
Rep. Eric Cantor, who stepped down from his position as House majority leader this week, will leave office Aug. 18 rather than complete his term.
By Paul Bedard | 08/01/14 07:01 AM
The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making theÂ National Draft Ben Carson for President CommitteeÂ as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."
By Ashe Schow | 07/31/14 06:15 PM
Ken Cuccinelli, the former Virginia attorney general who's now president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, said his organization isn't backing down over the Mississippi runoff election results from June.
07/31/14 09:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari reported Thursday that he spent $4.4 million on his primary race to defeat a tea party candidate for second place, but he said he started the fall campaign with less than $200,000 in his campaign account. That's less than...
07/31/14 08:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Republican candidate for California governor said Thursday he spent a week living as a homeless person in Fresno to highlight the disparity between the governor's claim that the state is making an economic comeback and the reality faced by the working poor in the...
07/31/14 06:30 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he would work to reduce taxes and regulatory burdens on farmers and would travel the globe on his own dime to promote Illinois products if elected. The Winnetka businessman, who is trying to unseat Democratic Gov. Pat...
By Byron York | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
In the long run of presidential politics, the economy is still pretty much the only story that really matters, and there are plenty of troubling indications that today's economic unhappiness will dominate our politics for years to come.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/30/14 04:22 PM
Rep. Gary Peters' role in securing an earmark and a tax credit for a now-bankrupt solar panel company could become a point of contention in Michigan's hard-fought Senate race.
07/30/14 11:45 PM
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday criticized an American "policy of calculated ambivalence" toward Israel, a nod toward conservative voters as he considers a second run for president. The retiring Republican governor spoke at a pro-Israel rally outside Dallas' city hall. Perry...
By David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 02:51 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/30/14 02:38 PM
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS.
By Zack Colman | 07/30/14 01:15 PM
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 12:30 PM
Vice President Joe Biden wants supporters to write a check to celebrate President Obama's 53rd birthday.
By Paul Bedard | 07/29/14 12:44 PM
Potential Democratic 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton refused to put an exact number on her worth in an new interview, calling it "within a range."
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 10:35 AM
Four Republican lawmakers will be hit with Spanish-language ads during the Congress's August recess attacking them over their immigration stances, the Service Employees International Union said Tuesday.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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