By Betsy Woodruff | 08/27/14 06:06 PM
How does an incumbent who's been in the Senate since 1997 rack up such abysmal poll numbers? The state's moderate and centrist Republicans think it might have something to do with a fellow Republican, Gov. Sam Brownback.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/27/14 02:49 PM
Democratic elected officials support corporate welfare so much that they exceed even Republican elected officials on that score.
By Washington Examiner | 08/26/14 09:30 PM
Whether John Koskinen was aware or not, judicial proceedings in a Freedom of Information lawsuit against the IRS have revealed that the federal government backs up all of its computer data, including employee email.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/20/14 08:12 AM
Dan Sullivan won Tuesday's Alaska Republican Senate primary pretty much as expected, taking 40 percent of the vote, followed by Tea Party insurgent Joe Miller with 32 percent and Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell at 25 percent.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/19/14 10:10 PM
The Texas governor might be Democrats' Public Enemy No. 1, but the state's Tea Partiers still aren't all ready to make nice.
By Washington Examiner | 08/17/14 02:37 PM
Thanks to U.S. District Judge Emmett Sullivan, Americans may soon learn why a key IRS employee's emails remain beyond the reach of Congress.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/13/14 11:48 AM
Though they roundly reject the conservatives' policy views, some of the state's progressives hope to use similar grassroots tactics to gain clout, oust incumbents and affect the Democratic Party's nominations.
By Ed Sykes | 08/12/14 02:02 PM
It's not 2010 anymore. In the latest WEX BackStory, Political Correspondent Rebecca Berg explains how incumbent Republicans are successfully fighting back against their tea party challengers during the 2014 primaries.
By Star Parker | 08/08/14 02:44 PM
With Republican Sens. Pat Roberts in Kansas and Lamar Alexander in Tennessee winning their respective primaries, Tea Party challengers failed in all attempts in this primary cycle to defeat Senate incumbents.
By David M. Drucker | 08/08/14 03:17 PM
Every Senate Republican running for re-election this year won his primary, denying the GOP nomination to less experienced Tea Party challengers who could have put safe seats in play for the Democrats.
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.
By Steve Doty | 08/06/14 01:20 PM
Despite record low approval ratings for Congress, incumbents across the country are winning their primary battles.
By Steve Doty | 08/06/14 08:12 AM
Tea Party candidates were unable to mount many upsets this election season and Tuesday night may have been one of the final chances for those candidates.
By Niger Innis | 08/03/14 10:27 AM
Through his political pandering and various administrative actions, President Obama has helped lead us to crisis as our Central American neighbors flood the United States with tens of thousands of vulnerable children who think a wide-scale amnesty is imminent.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 06:58 PM
Backing prison reform lets Republicans simultaneously resurrect compassionate conservatism and reach out to voters who wouldn't typically find much to love from the GOP.
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