By David M. Drucker | 02/28/14 05:22 AM
Seniors disapprove of Obamacare at higher rates than other influential voting blocs and their opinion of the law could sway which political party they support in the midterm elections, according to a Republican poll shared with the Washington Examiner. The national survey of seniors, conducted...
By Byron York | 02/27/14 06:22 PM
Most Americans think the economy is still bad and that President Obama is doing a poor job handling it. With unemployment at 6.6 percent, and only that low because millions of frustrated, jobless workers have left the labor force entirely, issues that consume media attention -- like whether a...
By Associated Press | 02/27/14 02:25 PM
The 75-year-old Democrat said on his campaign website Thursday he's excited to tackle the challenges facing the nation's most populous state.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/27/14 02:10 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday sidestepped questions about a potential clash between Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton, saying that the 2016 Democratic race was not on President Obama's mind.
By Rebecca Berg | 02/27/14 11:01 AM
Eight cities are officially in the running to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the party announced Thursday — including Las Vegas and Dallas, which have been talked about as frontrunners.
02/26/14 09:02 PM
Hecht HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – A new poll, devised to highlight one of Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht’s more controversial rulings, shows voters are less likely to vote him after learning about the 22-year-old ruling. On Feb. 25 Texans for Justice, a group with the aim of...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 07:16 PM
When Republican Rep. Cory Gardner announced in May that he would not challenge Sen. Mark Udall, a Colorado Democrat running for re-election this year, it appeared as though Udall had dodged an electoral bullet. But Gardner has changed his mind. Reversing his earlier decision, Gardner,...
By Michael Barone | 02/26/14 05:26 PM
Pundits love to lament gridlock and seek solutions. I’m not so sure gridlock is so bad, and the solutions I have seen strike me as worse. One reason is put forward with typical cogency by Stanford and Hoover Institution political scientist Morris Fiorina in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage...
By Paul Bedard | 02/26/14 02:40 PM
When Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., wakes up in his home in Miami, all he has to do is look out the window to see the impact of the long-suffering economy on his neighborhood, where the median household income is $37,556. What he sees is driving the development of a new agenda to expand job...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/26/14 12:41 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., thinks Democrats should be embarrassed to be seen with former President Clinton because of his history of mistreating women. "It's really an issue about whether or not you want him as a role model or you want him as a leader in your party," Paul said on Fox News on...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 11:50 AM
A group of Buckeye state political figures will begin making the case to Democrats this week that Columbus, Ohio, should be the host city for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The push will begin with a cocktail reception Thursday at the Capital Hilton in downtown Washington. Among...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 11:06 AM
If there was any doubt about former President Bill Clinton's pull as a surrogate on the campaign trail, just follow the money.
By Steve Doty | 02/26/14 10:45 AM
Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf's major TV ad buy across the state has given him a boost in the polls, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll released Wednesday. The F&M poll shows Wolf with 36 percent of the vote among likely Democratic primary...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/26/14 09:36 AM
During an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hinted that Americans were ready to "turn the page" in the search for the next president, rather than turn to 20th-century politicians like Hillary Clinton.
By Associated Press | 02/26/14 09:35 AM
A candidate for the Alabama Legislature isn't just shooting his mouth off when it comes to the right to bear arms. He's giving away a shotgun. People from some Birmingham suburbs who visit the campaign website of former state Sen. Steve French of Mountain Brook can sign up for a drawing for a...
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