By Ed Sykes | 07/18/14 04:31 PM
With a number of possible GOP contenders, one political analyst says Jeb Bush could take home the 2016 presidential nomination ... if he wants it.
By Sean Lengell | 07/18/14 12:40 PM
Democrats are hoping to turn the Obama administration's defeat in the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling into big political wins come November.
07/18/14 10:00 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's work to avert a strike on the nation's largest commuter rail system won praise from commuters and political observers alike — while playing nicely into his aggressively cultivated image as a pragmatist skilled at managing chaos. The...
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 11:55 AM
When Dave Brat scored a shocking primary win last month over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the media quickly labeled the upstart a Tea Party hero. The Tea Party's success has prompted Republicans to rethink how they're branded.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/17/14 03:29 PM
After sweeping into 12 Democrat-held governors mansions in 2010, the GOP is now at risk of losing much of that ground in this election cycle.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/18/14 07:55 AM
President Obama's decision to go forward with two fundraisers in New York just hours after a Malaysian airliner was apparently shot down in Ukraine and Israel launched a ground war in Gaza is giving critics new ammunition for attacks on his leadership.
By David M. Drucker | 07/17/14 03:45 PM
Once a month for the last six months, a group of House Republicans from the South has gathered for dinner at RT's Restaurant, an old-school Cajun joint across the river from Washington in Alexandria, Va.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/18/14 07:27 AM
MARION, Iowa -- At 3 p.m. on a Thursday, well after any lunch rush had come and gone, MJ's Restaurant in Marion was teeming with activity. Local Republicans filled seats at nearly bare tables -- a coffee mug here, an iced tea there -- and dozens of reporters loitered, all waiting to see Gov....
By Ashe Schow | 07/17/14 06:17 PM
A Wendy Davis staffer once pleaded guilty to posing as former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele online in order to illegally obtain his credit report.
By Paul Bedard | 07/17/14 05:42 PM
A substantial majority view Hillary Clinton among the nation's richest, and more Americans than not believe she's out of touch when understanding the plight of the middle class.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/17/14 03:45 PM
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has made opposition to the 2009 stimulus part of his campaign for a Republican Senate nomination. But he also served on the board of a company that took stimulus funds.
07/17/14 03:22 PM
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (Legal Newsline) – If Democratic voter turnout is low in the Democratically-leaning 12th Congressional District this November, a long-time Republican lawmaker from southern Illinois has a shot at winning, says a political observer. David Yepsen, director of the Paul Simon...
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/17/14 02:45 PM
Another Republican primary opponent is hoping to use talk show host Laura Ingraham to boost his chances.
07/17/14 01:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic and Republican Senators are pouring significant time and energy into pursuing female voters, a coveted prize in the Nov. 4 elections. Wednesday's Senate vote on contraception legislation is the latest example of Democrats' win-by-losing strategy, which forces...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/17/14 11:43 AM
President Obama may seem like he's at a breakneck fundraising pace, racing to help his party down the ballot ahead of the midterm elections, but he's still far behind Bill Clinton's second-term money round-up. Obama's recent fundraising tour de force -- including three events last week and two...
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