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  • Women voters not keen on GOP women

    Republican women have a woman problem. A slough of recent polls show that the party's much-touted female recruits still get beaten -- in some cases, badly -- by male Democratic opponents in the competition for women's votes. And it's damaging their general election prospects.

  • Nine polls from this week that have Republicans excited

    The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...

  • Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate promotes video with sexual remark about Sen. Susan Collins

    The Maine GOP is in a tizzy over a video promoted by Rep. Michael Michaud, the Democratic candidate for governor, which included a crude lyric referring to Republican Sen. Susan Collins.

  • Republicans 'still have work to do' with women

    In an election year when the Republican Party hoped to better engage with women voters, a demographic that has eluded the party in recent years, Republican candidates nationwide still haven't closed the gap with Democrats.

  • Clinton boosts Walker's opponent

    Democrat Mary Burke "is offering a choice between more gridlock and progress that will actually make a difference for Wisconsin families: better jobs, better wages, better schools," Hillary Clinton said.

  • Michelle O's Mission Accomplished: Barack delivered change, 'seen it with my own eyes'

    First lady Michelle Obama, stepping onto the campaign stage to help Democrats in the midterms, is arguing that her husband "truly made" the change and hope he promised after former President George W. Bush gave him the keys and he saw "the mess he’d been handed."

  • Kansas judges help Democrats

    The Kansas Supreme Court has taken Democratic Senate nominee Chad Taylor off the general election ballot Thursday, a move that puts the Republican incumbent at greater risk.

  • Christie cleared in bridge scandal

    Evidence thus far shows Christie did not know in advance, nor did he direct the closure of traffic lanes in September 2013, Justice Department officials said.

  • Walden plans to stay as NRCC chair

    National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said Friday that he hopes to continue leading the NRCC again next election cycle.

  • Rupert Murdoch would support Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton in 2016

    The billionaire chairman of News Corp. and 21st Century Fox told Fox Business Network Thursday that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush "would be a very good president."

  • Kansas court rules withdrawn Democratic Senate candidate incapable of serving

    The question of whether Kansas Democratic Senate candidate Chad Taylor can legally withdraw from the race has been decided by the state Supreme Court. And the answer is yes, Taylor can withdraw.

  • GOP heads into midterms without detailed conservative manifesto

    House Speaker John Boehner released a five-point economic plan Thursday that outlined general areas of reform, including cutting spending and reforming taxes. The agenda, however, did not include the detailed legislative proposals that were included in the Pledge to America four years ago.

  • For GOP, importance of Scott Walker race equals any Senate matchup

    The race is important to the national GOP for two reasons. One reason is that Walker may well be a contender for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination — but only if he wins re-election first.

  • House Democrats blast short session

    House lawmakers are expected to wrap up business Thursday and not return until the "lame duck" session after the Nov. 4 election.

  • Scott Walker accused of violating OSHA when he climbs out of pit in ad

    "Gov. Walker's violations send the wrong message to anyone trying follow the rules and come home safe at the end of the day," said local union president Jeff Kaminiski.



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