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  • GOP ads aimed at women draw mixed reviews

    This election cycle has seen a glut of creative Republican efforts not to lose women, and it has resulted in some of the most buzzed-about TV spots. Spoiler: Some of that buzz is not so nice.

  • Obama: Democrats will hold the Senate

    President Obama predicted that Democrats would be able to hold majority control of the Senate in the critical midterm elections this November and said his record of fixing the economy is better than any other world leader's.

  • Big-bucks backers bankroll McConnell-Grimes race

    Of the $37 million in combined contributions to the two candidates identified by an analysis by the Louisville Courier-Journal, 85 percent is from out of state.

  • Ernst opens lead over Braley in Iowa race

    The Des Moines Register survey of likely voters shows Ernst leading 44-38 in a race that had long been deadlocked.

  • Louisiana's Landrieu trails Cassidy in new poll

    Sen. Mary Landrieu is trailing her Republican challenger among likely voters in a head-to-head contest in one of the tightest races in the nation, and one that could help decide whether Republicans take control of the Senate, according to a new poll.

  • Republican Senate hopes on the rise as Gardner surges in Colorado

    Two influential polling analysts are giving the Republican Party a better chance of retaking the Senate in 2014, and the shifting Colorado Senate race is a major factor.

  • How a Wendy Davis loss could help Texas Democrats

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis may well lose the Texas governor's race, but that could still be a win for the Democrats. The state senator from Fort Worth has shattered Texas Democratic fundraising records and breathed new life into a state party mired in the nation's longest political losing...

  • Gov. Cuomo agrees to 2 debates in re-election bid

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that he will participate in two debates ahead of the November election — one in New York City with his GOP opponent and another in Buffalo that would include two third-party candidates, too. Cuomo's campaign said the two debates would be held...

  • Ted Cruz wins Values Voter Summit straw poll

    The Texas Republican senator received 25 percent of votes at the annual conference.

  • Democrats miss out on Bill Clinton's golden fundraising touch after birth of his first grandchild

    Chelsea Clinton's new baby will be costly for Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., who is locked in a tight re-election race.

  • Rand Paul to Americans in poverty: 'Give Republicans another chance'

    Republicans must broaden their appeal to Americans in poverty by touting growth-oriented economic policies such as lower taxes, Kentucky senator and Republican presidential prospect Rand Paul said this week.

  • Mitch McConnell: 'I'm against legalizing marijuana'

    The Senate Republican leader says legalizing marijuana could "completely transform" society in a way "most Kentuckians would not agree with."

  • Hillary Clinton becomes a grandmother

    Hillary and Bill Clinton welcome their first grandchild.

  • Palin hits the road for GOP long-shots

    Louisiana's Rob Maness isn't the first candidate she has traveled to rally for, and with a few exceptions, her chosen candidates have faced bruising defeat.

  • Why Senate races always go down to the wire

    Experienced political observers say that even in wave years, the public doesn't make up its mind until the last minute and many key races may still be close.



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