By Rebecca Berg | 04/03/14 02:37 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Iowa, has been the target of relentless Republican attacks since a video from a fundraiser revealed Braley dismissing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley as a "farmer from Iowa" to a crowd of trial lawyers.
By Lisa Ruhl | 04/03/14 02:31 PM
The Supreme Court decided Wednesday 5-4 to strike down the overall limits any donor can make to a political campaign.
04/03/14 11:45 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans call the Supreme Court's latest ruling on campaign donations a victory for free speech. Democrats say it's more like a win for the wealthy. Either way, it's likely to benefit the two major political parties and their candidates for Congress, who are now able to...
By Rebecca Berg | 04/03/14 10:18 AM
In her first ad of the election cycle, unveiled Thursday, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn introduces herself to Georgians as an "optimist" and touts her work with former President George H.W. Bush to boost her centrist credentials.
By Susan Ferrechio | 04/03/14 07:00 AM
As President Obama pitched a federal minimum wage increase in Michigan on Wednesday, Senate Democrats were divided over it, pushing off for a third time a planned vote on legislation that would have increased the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over three years.
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.
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