By Rebecca Berg | 04/03/14 05:29 AM
Democrats who have been expecting a tough slog to defend the implementation of Obamacare in this important midterm election year weren't just pleased this week with news that 7.1 million people had enrolled in health insurance through federal or state exchanges. They were jubilant, and more...
By David M. Drucker | 04/03/14 05:27 AM
In rolling out his fourth spending proposal as House Budget Committee chairman, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan returned to a familiar Republican theme -- one that underscores a political vulnerability and reveals a lingering frustration. Particularly on the issue of health care, but also on jobs,...
04/03/14 12:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donors have given $33 million to the Republican Governors Association since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the helm late last year. The committee to elect GOP governors on Thursday announced it raised $23.5 million during the first three months of the year. That sum...
By Byron York | 04/02/14 08:52 PM
MANDEVILLE, La. -- The conventional wisdom is that the Senate race between three-term Democrat Mary Landrieu and Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy will be about Obamacare. Will Landrieu's vote for the president's national health care scheme -- the decisive vote, as Republicans often point out --...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/02/14 04:30 PM
On the heels of a new federal budget plan unveiled Tuesday by Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Steve Israel is predicting the proposal "will be the defining issue in the midterm elections."
By Sean Lengell | 04/02/14 02:57 PM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the overall limits that wealthy donors can contribute to political campaigns, a victory for anti-regulation conservatives who saw the caps as a serious restriction on free speech rights. The justices, in a 5-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. the Federation...
04/02/14 02:32 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – From self-professed geniuses to golf course operators, and even a notable political activist named Cindy Sheehan, the field of gubernatorial candidates encompasses an array of Californians this election year. Brown On March 27, Secretary of State Debra...
By Thomas Beaumont | 04/02/14 01:32 PM
Compared with the acrimonious primary campaigns elsewhere, the race for the GOP Senate nomination in Nebraska sounds like two nice guys running for local Rotary Club president.
By Alan Suderman | 04/02/14 01:29 PM
Possible Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz said Wednesday that religious Americans have a duty to take a stand against policies, such as President Obama's health care law, that could threaten their liberties.
By Associated Press | 04/02/14 09:13 AM
The Supreme Court has struck down limits in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.
By Alan Suderman | 04/02/14 08:28 AM
Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation's largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical voting bloc for any Republican with White House ambitions.
By Charles Babington | 04/02/14 08:27 AM
Republican senators are entrenching themselves in small states that elected Democrats a few years ago, brightening the GOP's future if Americans continue their trend of voting for the same party in Senate and presidential races.
By David M. Drucker | 04/02/14 05:21 AM
Sen. Chuck Grassley knows a thing or two about winning Iowa Senate races. The conservative Hawkeye State Republican has been re-elected five times since he first won in 1980, most recently in 2010, and never with less than 64 percent of the vote. That might not be worth mentioning if Grassley...
04/02/14 05:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren't nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership. D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser defeated Gray...
By Tim Mak | 04/01/14 03:43 PM
Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho has decided against a congressional run in Arizona, ending speculation about whether he would jump into a crowded Democratic primary in the state's 7th Congressional District. "I've been planning and looking at what I would have to do to build an...
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