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Disgraced former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, who served eight years in federal prison for racketeering and extortion, formally launched a bid for Congress on Monday.
Longtime Rep. Collin C. Peterson, D-Minn., will announce Monday that he will seek a 13th term in Minnesotas 7th District, according to the Minnesota Star Tribune, ending months of speculation about his future political plans.
Former Sen. Scott P. Brown, R-Mass., announced Friday he is preparing to run for Senate in New Hampshire, kicking off a nearly unprecedented bid to represent a second state in the Senate.
House Judiciary Chairman Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., is scheduled to hold a high-dollar fundraiser in Silicon Valley next week but frustrated tech donors are already grumbling about the event, disappointed by the lack of progress from House Republicans on one of their top policy priorities: immigration legislation.
Fox News has terminated its contract with former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., ahead of his expected move toward a Senate bid, the network announced Friday.
The Republican primary challenger to longtime Texas Rep. Ralph M. Hall says 4th District voters should not expect a Hall-length tenure from him if elected.
Democrats have cleared the primary field in Virginias 10th District, one of the partys top open-seat targets this cycle.
EMILYS List has endorsed Democratic National Committeewoman Debbie Dingell of Michigan to replace her husband in Congress.
Rep. Mike Simpson, an eight-term Idaho Republican facing a tea-party-backed primary challenger, went up Thursday with his first TV ad of the cycle.
Some Republican House members, pundits and activists raised money this week for two openly gay House candidates running in competitive districts.
The candidate: State Rep. Marilinda Garcia.The member: Garcia is running against former state Sen. Gary Lambert for the Republican nomination to take on freshman Democratic Rep. Ann McLane Kuster.The district: Of New Hampshires two districts, the 2nd is more favorable to Democrats, as President Barack Obama won it in 2012 with 54 percent. The race is rated Leans Democratic by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.
Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff is now the third member of Californias Democratic House delegation to endorse former Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel in the race for the states open 33rd District seat, according to a release shared first with CQ Roll Call.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said he supports legislation passed by a Kentucky Senate committee Wednesday to change the states election law to allow one candidate to run in multiple federal races on the same ballot.
In a state that was expected to play host to multiple competitive contests this year, Democrats are dueling for the nomination and most likely, the seat in northeastern Iowas open 1st District.
The Club for Growths political action arm announced Wednesday that it is supporting Dan Sullivan in the Republican Senate primary in Alaska.