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Mark Warner Still Pushing Grand Bargains on the Stump

FAIRFAX, Va. — How often do you hear a Democrat on the campaign stump tell a largely partisan audience that some of the attendees might be well-advised to vote for a Republican?

Giffords Group Airs Tough Ad Against Martha McSally

In one of the toughest ads yet of the cycle, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ gun control group is up with a new spot connecting a House candidate’s policies to the actions of a murderous stalker.

McCarthy Suggests Post-Election Vote Authorizing Military Force

Emerging from a GOP leadership meeting Monday evening, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy signaled that, after the midterm elections, there’s a decent chance the House holds a new vote authorizing military force in the Middle East.

Wyden Cites Oregon Wine in Effort to Spark Extenders Action

Oregon wine grapes could go unpressed and it’s Congress’ fault, said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden on Monday.

Montana State Society to Spike Mendelsohn: Que Cojones

Montana State Society President Jayne Leffingwell wants hospitality heavy Spike Mendelsohn to man up and get his own thing going.

Tim Ryan Dresses Down Urban Outfitters Over Sweatshirt-gate

Bizarrely stained outer wear that Urban Outfitters rather unbelievably tied to Kent State University has made Rep. Tim Ryan’s blood boil.

Path Forward on CR, Title 10 Authority Starts to Crystalize

After postponing consideration last week of a stop-gap spending measure to fund the government past Sept. 30, House GOP leaders are poised in the days ahead to bring that same piece of legislation to the floor.

Shop Talk: Republican Group Starts Women's Outreach Series

Main Street Advocacy, a group that seeks to promote moderate Republican ideas, will launch a nationwide initiative later this month to bring more women into the political process.

Gingrich, DeLay and Republicans of '94 to Reunite on Capitol Hill

Newt Gingrich and Tom DeLay had a rocky relationship when they served together in House GOP leadership nearly two decades ago.

The Republican Brand's Recovery Tour — Sort Of

There was a time, a little less than a year ago, when Democrats salivated at the thought of running against the GOP brand and demonizing Republican candidates by attacking them and their party for “shutting down the government.”

Rock On, Rockland

ROCKLAND, Maine – It may be a small town, but Rockland’s got a lot going for it.

Democrats Sound the Alarm on Southern California Race

Democrats are sending warning signals on a previously sleepy southern California House race — a tangible sign of an increasingly tough midterm for the party.

Democratic Poll Shows Dead Heat in New Jersey Race

A new Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee poll shows a dead heat in a competitive New Jersey House race.

Reid Moves NRC Nominations as Fight Over Yucca Mountain Continues (Updated)

Updated 6:35 p.m. | It helps to be the majority leader when you’re trying to kill the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository.

Debo Adegbile Nomination Withdrawn, Returns to Private Practice (Updated)

Updated 12:14 p.m. | Having seen his Senate confirmation blocked by members of President Barack Obama’s own party, Debo P. Adegbile has withdrawn from consideration to be an assistant attorney general.

Rand Paul Sets Timeline to Decide Presidential Bid

Sen. Rand Paul will announce whether he’ll run for president by next spring, the Kentucky Republican said Monday.

Kay Hagan Holds Small Lead in New Poll

A new poll showed Sen. Kay Hagan, a Democrat, holding a small lead over Republican Thom Tillis in the contested North Carolina Senate race.

Alison Lundergan Grimes Shoots Skeet in New Ad (Video) (Updated)

Updated 12:57 p.m. | The latest television spot from Alison Lundergan Grimes shows her skeet shooting on a farm as part of the Senate nominee’s attempt to create distance with an unpopular president in the midterms.

You Decide: Where Should Roll Call Travel for the Midterm Elections?

In our unprecedented effort to cover the midterm elections, Roll Call has hit the campaign trail in 14 states so far this year, covering 24 congressional races and writing 36 datelined stories from Adel, Iowa, to Tallulah, Louisiana.

ISIS Puts Spotlight Back on Terror as Benghazi Hearings Kick Off

Updated 12:16 p.m. | After months of behind-the-scenes work that saw the House Benghazi Select Committee virtually disappear from the media landscape, the much-hyped investigatory panel returns to the spotlight this week with its first public hearing.

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