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Democrats Maneuver for Illinois House Seat

Rep. Tammy Duckworth has not officially announced her 2016 intentions, but the behind-the-scenes jockeying to replace the two-term congresswoman in her suburban Chicago House district should she run for Senate has already begun in earnest.

Harry Reid Will Not Run for Re-Election

Longtime Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election, he said Friday. Reid, who sustained face and rib injuries earlier this year in an exercise accident, made the announcement in a video to supporters. "This accident has caused Landra and I to have a little downtime," he said. "I have had time to ponder and to think. We’ve got to be more concerned about the country, the Senate, the state of Nevada than about ourselves. And as a result of that I’m not going to run for re-election."

Reid Plans Senate Exit: Not Running for Re-Election (Video)

Longtime Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid will not seek re-election, he said Friday.

Vulnerable Senators Switch Votes on Paid Sick Leave (Updated)

Updated 9:20 p.m. | Two of the most vulnerable Republican senators, Patrick J. Toomey of Pennsylvania and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, switched their votes Thursday on an amendment that would allow workers to earn up to seven days of paid sick time annually.

Coats' Top Aide Enters Indiana Senate Contest

Updated, 12:35 p.m. | Eric Holcomb, a congressional staffer and former Indiana GOP chairman, announced a bid Thursday to succeed retiring Sen. Dan Coats, becoming the first Republican to enter what could be a crowded primary field.

Vote-a-Rama Presents Political Peril for Vulnerable Incumbents

Senators aren’t making law as they complete work on the budget resolution, but for those facing the voters in 2016, the affair is riddled with political landmines, often set deliberately by the other party.

Coats Retirement Sparks Hoosier State Free-for-All

An open Senate seat in Indiana could lead to a GOP free-for-all in 2016, with nearly every Republican member of the Hoosier State’s congressional delegation showing interest.

Benishek to Seek Fourth Term, Break Term-Limit Pledge (Updated)

Updated 6:20 p.m. | Michigan Rep. Dan Benishek said Tuesday he has decided to break a self-imposed term limit and run for re-election next year.

Coats Not Seeking Re-Election in Indiana

Republican Sen. Dan Coats will not run for re-election in Indiana next year, opening up his Senate seat to a wide group of hopefuls.

Democrats' Florida Senate Hopes Could Cost House Seat

A Senate recruitment victory for Democrats in Florida could, in turn, jeopardize the party’s quest for the House majority.

Patrick Murphy Announces Senate Bid in Florida

Rep. Patrick Murphy will run for Senate in the Sunshine State in 2016, giving national Democrats the candidate they want in a top pickup opportunity for the party this cycle.

Cruz's Liberty Speech: Why It's Happening Monday

LYNCHBURG, Va. — The night before Sen. Ted Cruz is expected to deliver a speech launching his 2016 presidential bid, the Texas Republican’s political operation sent a text message to supporters, telling them to pay attention.

Ted Cruz Plans 'Important Speech' in Virginia

Sen. Ted Cruz’s political operation appears to be strongly encouraging attendance by the media at an event in Lynchburg, Va., Monday for what’s being billed as “an important speech.”

DCCC, NRCC Raise More Than $5 Million in February

Both parties’ House campaign committees raised more than $5 million in February, the two organizations announced Friday.

DSCC Raises More Than NRSC in February

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised slightly more than its Republican counterpart in February, bringing in $4.3 million, according to figures the committee reported Friday.

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