April 28, 2015


Collapse All | Expand All
Collapse All | Expand All

Latest Election Stories

'Mistake' to Oust Hussein, Paul Says in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul told a group of Jewish community leaders here Monday he thinks the United States made an error ousting Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Laura Capps Won't Seek Mother's Seat in California

Laura Capps announced Monday she will not seek the California seat being vacated by her mother, Democratic Rep. Lois Capps.

Republican Wins Money Race in New York Special

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan walloped his Democratic opponent in fundraising for the special election to replace disgraced former Rep. Michael G. Grimm, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday.

Freshman's Campaign Issue Gets D.C. Attention

Arizona Rep. Martha McSally’s top local campaign issue will get legislative play on Capitol Hill, just a few months into the vulnerable Republican’s first term in Congress.

Potential Democratic Challenger Emerges in California

A possible Democratic challenger is emerging in California’s Simi Valley to take on freshman Republican Rep. Steve Knight.

Special-Election Candidate Gets Unlikely Donation

One of the candidates running for the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee’s Mississippi seat got some help from beyond the grave last month.

Ex-NFL Linebacker Considering Illinois Senate Bid

Illinois state Sen. Napoleon Harris, a Chicago-area Democrat and former National Football League linebacker, is mulling a bid for Senate, according to multiple sources in the state.

Democrats Bank on Peterson Sticking Around

“Everyone’s happy.”

Candidates Look to Make Family Legacies in Congress

Updated 11 a.m. | When nine-term Democratic Rep. Lois Capps announced her retirement, all eyes turned to a potential successor: her daughter.

DSCC Topped $5 Million in March

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee raised nearly $5.3 million in March, slightly edging its Republican counterpart.

NRSC Raised $4.9 Million in March

The National Republican Senatorial Committee announced Monday it raised $4.9 million in March and ended the month with $5.3 million on hand.

NRCC Outraises DCCC in March, Is Now Debt-Free

The National Republican Congressional Committee raised more than its Democratic counterpart in March, bringing in $10.3 million, according to an NRCC aide.

Manchin Is Staying in the Senate

Sen. Joe Manchin III will not be taking any country roads home to West Virginia any time soon.

Democrat Announces Senate Bid in Pennsylvania

Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced a bid for Senate in Pennsylvania on Friday, setting up a Democratic primary in a must-win Senate contest for a party looking to win back the majority in 2016.

Pelosi: Iraq Vote Should Not Disqualify Clinton

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Thursday simultaneously slammed the Iraq War while defending Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 2002 vote authorizing military action in Iraq, saying the former senator and secretary of State’s vote should not disqualify her from becoming president. “I mean [the Iraq War] was wrong all around,” Pelosi said at her weekly news conference. “Having said it, that was then, this is now, we go forward. And I do not think that the vote that Hillary Clinton took on that, nor did I think the vote that John Kerry took on it, disqualified him from being a candidate for president.” Pelosi’s remarks come on the heels of comments last week by Lincoln Chafee, a possible Democratic presidential candidate, who said nobody “should be president of the United States that made that mistake.”

More Election Stories