08/08/14 01:15 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Two Texans eyeing possible 2016 presidential runs are addressing the kind of top-tier conservative event necessary to build national support. Texas Gov. Rick Perry and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz are both addressing the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth on Friday. Perry's speech...
By Byron York | 08/07/14 06:54 PM
Not too long ago, Republican insiders were talking about the death of the Iowa caucuses. What a difference an election cycle makes.
By Becket Adams | 08/07/14 05:52 PM
Four days: That's how long it took for an embattled Democratic senator to abandon defiance and embrace defeat.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/07/14 04:54 PM
Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., announced Thursday that he will abandon his bid for a full term in the Senate after a plagiarism scandal sent his campaign into a downward spiral.
By David M. Drucker | 08/07/14 04:30 PM
Sen. Lamar Alexander looks like he'll be the latest Republican incumbent to successfully fend off a Tea Party challenger.
08/07/14 04:15 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Law professor Zephyr Teachout on Thursday defended her campaign to unseat Gov. Andrew Cuomo against claims that she hasn't lived in New York long enough to be on next month's Democratic Primary ballot. Teachout said she has been a New York resident since she took a job at...
08/07/14 03:30 PM
HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) – Heading into the finals months of the election cycle, Republican attorney general candidate Ken Paxton will have hundreds of thousands of dollars at his disposal. While Paxton maintains nearly $386,000 cash on hand, his Democratic counterpart, attorney Sam Houston,...
08/07/14 03:16 PM
LANSING, Mich. (Legal Newsline) – A new voter survey shows Gov. Rick Snyder continues to lead his Democratic challenger, former U.S. Rep. Mark Schauer, in the polls. According to a Wednesday Mitchell Poll, Snyder leads Schauer by a 47-42 percent margin, which is up from a July 25 poll showing...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/07/14 01:31 PM
In a high-stakes midterm election year, with just 18 months until Iowa holds its caucuses to help decide each party's nominee for president, Paul DiNino is "desperate" to find would-be Democratic presidential candidates to visit Iowa.
08/07/14 11:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – By raising minimum wage and pumping more money into education, Charlie Crist, the Democratic candidate for Florida governor, believes he can create more jobs. The former Republican governor, Crist, who will face current Republican Gov. Rick Scott, announced...
08/07/14 05:45 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrats in and around Richmond and Petersburg are set to pick a nominee to replace former state Sen. Henry Marsh. Party members can vote Saturday at several polling locations throughout the 16th Senate District from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Running for the Democratic nomination...
By David M. Drucker | 08/06/14 06:45 PM
While Senate Democrats are typically generous in shifting campaign funds to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Senate Republicans have resisted making donations.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/06/14 07:49 PM
Some of the attack lines Sen. Kay Hagan is hearing this fall may sound familiar. She used them herself against her opponent six years ago.
By Michael Barone | 08/06/14 05:56 PM
The standard thing to say about the various Republican primaries this year is that the Tea Party movement has lost one race after another. That's a defensible conclusion but also an oversimplification.
08/06/14 03:43 PM
TOPEKA, Kan. (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., earned the right to run for a fourth term Tuesday, defeating his tea party challenger. With 99 precincts reporting, Roberts captured 48 percent of the total vote, while Milton Wolf, a radiologist who consistently argued the...
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