07/20/14 12:00 PM
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican rival Bruce Rauner have both sought to use the state's jobs situation as a political weapon. But their claims and the numbers behind them demonstrate that the picture isn't nearly as clear as either Quinn or Rauner suggests. Many of...
By Rebecca Berg | 07/19/14 08:32 PM
Progressive Dems are freshly encouraged that Warren's gravitational pull will move other Democrats, such as Hillary Clinton, to fight for and campaign on the same issues.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/19/14 12:29 PM
The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/18/14 05:11 PM
Rep. Justin Amash appears to be leading his primary by double digits, but that didn't keep the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from endorsing his challenger.
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 Democratic...
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.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
By Associated Press | 07/31/14
By Noemie Emery | 07/29/14