By Betsy Woodruff | 08/19/14 02:56 PM
Perry supporters, including members of the Travis County Republican Party and staffers for statewide Republican campaigns, are planning to greet the governor when he arrives to be booked.
By Ed Sykes | 08/19/14 02:48 PM
Months ahead of election day, Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst is already having an impact on the debate over military sexual assault. Washington Examiner Political Writer Betsy Woodruff explains in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
By Steve Doty | 08/19/14 02:17 PM
A special election in Virginia's 38th Senate district could determine the majority of the chamber.
By David M. Drucker | 08/19/14 02:12 PM
The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a 501(c)4 advocacy group that is backing McConnell's re-election, will spend $660,000 on a new 30-second ad attacking Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democratic candidate. It will also spend $870,000 to air a positive ad that it has run...
08/19/14 01:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Supporters of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo returned to court Tuesday to continue their effort to knock law professor Zephyr Teachout off next month's Democratic Primary. The challenge to Teachout's campaign is based on allegations that she doesn't meet the state Constitution's...
By Steve Doty | 08/19/14 01:11 PM
A Public Policy Polling poll released Tuesday shows Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., leading Republican challenger Thom Tillis in the race for Senate.
08/19/14 12:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the states where it will be advertising this fall, booking more than $6 million in television time and taking its post-Labor Day media budget to more than $26 million. The Karl Rove-backed...
By David M. Drucker | 08/19/14 12:30 PM
The National Federation of Independent Business plans to spend up to $2 million on favored candidates in the November elections, mostly on paid advertising.
08/19/14 11:35 AM
WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley, a Democrat, began airing a new television ad Monday touting his support for the Iowa National Guard. During the 30-second spot, veteran Todd Prichard, 133rd Infantry Regiment, details his unit’s extended deployment...
08/19/14 10:03 AM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An independent candidate from Oklahoma running for U.S. Senate has been granted permission to purchase copies of her own book with campaign funds. On July 14, Joan Farr submitted a request for an advisory opinion with the Federal Election Commission, seeking to use...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 06:53 PM
It's not much of a campaign issue, although political observers say it was a smart move that allowed the Iowa Republican to look like a bridge-builder.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 07:24 PM
Republicans there will decide who will face Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Begich in a showdown that could determine which party will control the Senate.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/18/14 06:18 PM
Fifty-two Democrats and 26 Republicans have served more than 10 terms in Congress, a Washington Examiner analysis of legislative data shows. The rate with which politicians from both parties are turning Congress into a career has risen dramatically over time.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 06:28 PM
In a statement aimed at Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley's Republican opponent, pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby, a staffer criticized Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.
08/18/14 04:22 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An Internet service company offering users the opportunity to browse an array of candidates and donate on site, instead of going to a candidate’s individual website to donate, has had its request approved by the Federal Election Commission. As previously reported,...
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