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McCollum Denies Senate Announcement Imminent

Updated 5:04 p.m.| Former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum denied he would announce his plans to run for Florida’s open Senate seat next week, conflicting with buzz that’s been circulating around the Sunshine State.

Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie Announces Virginia Governor Run

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie confirmed to The Washington Post Friday that he intends to run for governor in Virginia.

'Inevitable Governor' Vitter Not So Inevitable Now

When Sen. David Vitter launched his campaign to become Louisiana’s 56th governor last January, he was viewed by some as “the inevitable governor” — as close to a front-runner as one can be in the state’s “jungle primary.”

Former Gillibrand Aide Joins Race to Challenge John Katko

Colleen Deacon, a New York-based aide for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., until a month ago, has entered the Democratic primary to challenge Republican Rep. John Katko in New York’s competitive 24th District.

DSCC Promotes Sadie Weiner to Communications Director

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will promote Sadie Weiner to communications director next week, putting her in charge of the committee’s communication strategy for the 2016 cycle, according to a release provided first to CQ Roll Call.

GOP's Preferred Candidate Passes on Colorado Senate Run

In a surprise announcement, Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler, the Republican whom Colorado and national party leaders had been counting on to challenge Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, said Wednesday that he will instead run for re-election, according to reports from Colorado’s 9News.

7 Shameless Fundraising Pitches to End the Third Quarter

Four times a year, when campaigns reach their quarterly fundraising reporting deadlines, email inboxes across the country start to flood with pitches that seemingly become more shameless each time.

Two Republicans Launch Campaigns After Whitfield Retirement

Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer on Wednesday announced his candidacy for Congress in the state’s 1st District – a day after U.S. Rep. Edward Whitfield said he would not seek a 12th term.

Democrats Admit GOP Leadership Drama a Tough Sell to Voters

In the wake of Speaker John A. Boehner’s resignation, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it sees an opportunity to push a narrative into 2016 that the House Republican Conference has moved too far to the right for the country.

Mr. Gowdy's Wild Ride

It’s been a wild couple of days for Rep. Trey Gowdy.

Kentucky's Whitfield Won't Seek 12th Term in Congress

Update 3:45 p.m. | Rep. Edward Whitfield, R-Ky., under a cloud of an ethics investigation, announced Tuesday he will not seek a 12th term in Congress.

Virginia Republicans Expect Ed Gillespie to Run for Governor

Virginia Republicans are chattering that former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie, who narrowly lost a 2014 Senate bid to Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, is ready to run for political office again.

Six Female Representatives Endorse Matthews in Maryland

Kathleen Matthews on Monday announced support from a half dozen Democratic congresswomen for her campaign in Maryland’s open 8th District seat.

Pennsylvania Governor Endorses in Crowded Democratic Senate Primary

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf waded into the Keystone State’s crowded Democratic Senate primary Monday, throwing his endorsement behind former gubernatorial opponent and chief of staff Katie McGinty.

4 Things to Watch for in Third-Quarter Fundraising

Rival campaigns and political handicappers are anxiously awaiting third-quarter fundraising numbers — due this week — to assess the competitiveness of candidates and contests.

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