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  • Nine polls from this week that have Republicans excited

    The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...

  • Democratic men declare war on Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., has become a liability to her own party due to a string of gaffes, including one recently in Wisconsin that caused Democrats such a headache that she may no longer be welcome to campaign for the gubernatorial race in the...

  • GOP favorability rating rebounds

    After hitting a low of 28 percent favorability during fall 2013, the GOP's positive rating among Americans has risen to 40 percent, according to a new Gallup survey.

  • Which is the weaker party? Your call

    An assessment of their strength going forward depends on how well they are succeeding in maximizing their vote in line with their historic character.

  • Sabato's 'Crystal Ball': North Carolina Senate race favors Democrats

    Part of the reason Hagan is so strong, writes Crystal Ball Managing Editor Kyle Kondik, is because her Republican opponent Thom Tillis is underperforming.

  • Harry Reid: Democrats doing 'just fine' in push to keep control of Senate

    If the November elections were held today, "we'd be just fine," Reid said.

  • Dems set to spend record amounts in Florida governor's race

    The Democratic Governors Association gave Charlie Crist $1.5 million Monday, bringing its total investment to about $5.6 million, according to the Miami Herald.

  • Sanders gets warm reception in Iowa

    Sen. Bernie Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, spoke Sunday evening at an event not far from Hillary Clinton's visit to the state.

  • Anti-Democratic sentiment in Lousiana proves problem for moderate Landrieu

    Sen. Mary Landrieu's best hope for re-election? Change the letter behind her name from a "D" to an "R," says a Louisiana newspaper.

  • Vermont's Sanders, a socialist, eyeing 2016 for presidential bid as Democrat

    The Vermont independent, who self-identifies as a socialist and caucuses with Democrats, says President Obama "should have understood from Day One that the Republicans" were not willing to negotiate.

  • Bill Clinton: Democrats might hold the Senate

    Bill Clinton said the GOP might come close to retaking the Senate in the November elections, but the Democratic Party has a chance of taking three of the five competitive seats it needs to win a majority.

  • Joe Biden will visit Iowa next week

    Biden will headline an event Wednesday for the Nuns on the Bus "We the People, We the Voters" bus tour, a trip that is sure to stoke further speculation that he plans to run for president in 2016.

  • Michelle Obama will campaign for Bruce Braley

    As President Obama faces career-low approval ratings, Michelle Obama remains quite popular -- and she is in high demand by Democratic campaigns, even in Republican-leaning states.

  • How the GOP got this way

    Today's Republicans are largely united in opposition to the policies of the Obama administration, but they disagree on tactics.

  • Democratic support for immigration reform slips

    Overall, among Democrats, support for a policy that includes some form of legalization for immigrants dropped from 84 percent last year to 78 percent today.



From the Weekly Standard

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    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Go Big or Go Home

    Big ideas sometimes play a role in political campaigns, but not in this year’s midterm elections. Republican candidates concentrate on linking their opponents to President Obama and his policies....

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