Sept. 17, 2014


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House Democrats, DNC Pledge Millions for Midterms

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee picked up $1.7 million in member pledges at its quarterly caucus dinner Tuesday night.

Vote Now: Where Should Roll Call Travel to Cover the Midterms?

Will it be Omaha or San Diego? Raleigh or Topeka? Lexington or Denver?

Cotton's Softer Side Displayed in Senate Race (Video)

Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton’s campaign kicked off the final sprint to November with advertising designed to soften the image of one of the GOP’s most-touted Senate recruits.

Report: Congressional Candidate Fundraising Down in Midterms

Residents of states with competitive House and Senate races may not believe it, but congressional candidate spending has decreased in 2014, according to a review by the Federal Election Commission released Tuesday.

NRCC Makes $1 Million Ad Buy to Defend GOP Incumbent

The National Republican Congressional Committee on Tuesday reserved $1 million in television airtime to defend Michigan Rep. Dan Benishek, according to a source tracking buys in the district.

Mitch McConnell Rapid Response Ad Features Obama

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s re-election campaign has taken rapid response to the airwaves.

NRSC Ad Hits Bruce Braley on Congressional Attendance (Video)

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching a TV ad in Iowa Tuesday that criticizes Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley for his attendance record on the House floor and a committee he served.

Scott Brown's Path Back to D.C. Widens

Former Sen. Scott P. Brown’s path to victory in the New Hampshire Senate race has widened.

DSCC Topped NRSC in August Fundraising

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced Tuesday it raised $7.7 million in August, topping its Republican counterpart and bringing its total raised for the cycle to more than $111 million.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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