By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 02:45 PM
In recent attacks, Democrats have criticized Charles and David Koch, billionaire brothers who are also prominent Republican donors, for "fear mongering" and "pouring millions into defeating" Democratic candidates.
By Paul Bedard | 03/06/14 02:00 PM
It's a well-known success story: Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker inherited a troubled state economy in 2011 after he defeated Democrat Tom Barrett. In his three years, unemployment dropped from 7.8 percent to 6.2 percent at the end of 2013 and he claims he turned a huge deficit into a...
By Paul Bedard | 03/06/14 12:50 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has cemented his place as a likely 2016 presidential candidate by signing a deal for a campaign-style book that will assail “government intrusion” under President Obama and spell out his agenda to make America great again. The southerner’s book will be...
By Paul Bedard | 03/06/14 10:51 AM
A new poll gauging the nation's voters interest in America's political dynasties -- the Clintons and the Bushes -- finds a remarkable lack of interest in former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's possible run for president, in part because two Bushes have already served in the White House. Rasmussen...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 07:48 AM
At the conservative CPAC conference Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not take any major risks when he speaks to a segment of the Republican Party that has at times viewed him with skepticism.
03/05/14 08:17 PM
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – No candidate seeking the Republican nomination to become Texas’ next attorney general received 50 percent of the vote last night. Paxton Texas Sen. Ken Paxton came the close, capturing 566,080 votes for 44.44 percent. Texas Rep. Dan Branch came in at...
03/05/14 08:14 PM
Hecht AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – The three Texas Supreme Court justices up for re-election who faced competition from members of their own Republican party were victorious Tuesday. Emerging victorious from the Republican primary were Chief Justice Nathan Hecht, who squared off against...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/05/14 07:32 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee wants you to know Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Senate in Montana and one of the party's most promising recruits in a high-stakes midterm election year. But what do they want you to know? “He’s always outside,” Daines’ mother...
By Michael Barone | 03/05/14 03:29 PM
Yesterday's results suggest that the “paint Texas blue” project has not made much headway.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/05/14 11:34 AM
In a move sure to stoke further buzz that the 2012 Republican candidate for vice president has not ruled out a bid for the presidency in 2016, Ryan will headline the Iowa Republican Party's annual Lincoln Dinner on April 11.
By Byron York | 03/05/14 09:04 AM
The fourth-generation Kansan is Senator Pat Roberts, born in Topeka in 1936, and his fifth-generation opponent is Dr. Milton Wolf, born in Lyons in 1970.
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 06:55 AM
First, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's dreams of higher political office were snatched away by Ted Cruz and the tea party, who defeated him in a bid to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. Now he's fighting just to keep his job.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/04/14 09:18 PM
President Obama on Tuesday warned Democratic donors that the party could not repeat the mistakes of the 2010 midterms, and must focus on turning out voters in November. "Democrats are really good at presidential elections these days, if I do say so myself,” said Obama at a fundraiser for the...
By Rebecca Berg | 03/04/14 10:22 AM
Having fended off a baffling challenge from Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Sen. John Cornyn appears poised to glide to victory in the Republican primary contest Tuesday. In a recent poll, Cornyn held a commanding lead over Stockman among likely voters, with 62 percent to 16 percent.
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/04/14 08:46 AM
Americans for Prosperity is taking a page from the Obama campaign playbook and punching back twice as hard after being accused of airing a "misleading" anti-Obamacare ad in Michigan.
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