Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel on Wednesday announced a field of 57 races that the party wants to target this election cycle well beyond the 25 seats needed to recapture the House.
In 2010, all but one of the NRCC’s first slate of Young Gun candidates won their contests. The single loser, Vaughn Ward in Idaho’s 1st district, lost the primary, but Republicans picked up the seat anyway.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.