By moving up all its primaries from May to March 15, North Carolina thought it would be playing a more pivotal role in this years presidential election. But a recent federal court ruling invalidating two of the states congressional districts threatens to delay this years earlier-than-normal primary and upend elections in which early voting is already under way.
Donald Trump and Sen. Bernard Sanders scored big wins in New Hampshire but the campaign for each partys nomination turns south and west, where the real race begins, according to political analysts and strategists Roll Call asked to analyze the Tuesdays results.
Donald Trump and Sen. Bernard Sanders lodged a solid complaint against both parties establishments with their victories in New Hampshires first in the nation primary on Tuesday.
Youve been following the New Hampshire primary for the 2016 presidential election pretty closely. But have you been following closely enough?
One of the most vulnerable members of the House is lurking in the shadows outside of New Hampshires presidential spotlight.
In their last two presidential primaries, Republicans left New Hampshire with a much clearer view of who would become their partys White House pick thanks to victories from eventual nominees John McCain and Mitt Romney.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says Tuesdays New Hampshire primary is his last stand, and the pivotal election of his career comes, coincidentally, on Budget Day, when proposed federal spending levels are released. The budget is an issue to which Kasich traces his biggest accomplishments, and he has embraced those in his run for the presidency.
The conservative Club for Growths political action committee will begin running new ads Tuesday aiming to help candidates in the North Carolina and Ohio Republican primaries.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., implied that politicians like incumbent Republican Sen. Mark Kirk may be responsible for radicalization of young Muslims. Kirks campaign called Duckworths comments dangerously foolish.
The threat of domestic Islamic terrorism is a political issue wielded by political candidates and debated hotly in Congress. But how serious is the threat?
Three days after Indianas filing deadline, Eric Holcomb, former chief of staff to Sen. Dan Coats, withdrew from the race to replace his former boss in the Senate.
For Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, maybe the necessities of a modern presidential campaign were just a bit too much.
Sen. Bernard Sanders surprisingly strong candidacy for president has laid bare a sharp division within the Democratic coalition, pitting its activist base against the moderate-minded establishment.
Democratic leaders are urging their voting base to fill the partys campaign coffers as part of an election-year battle against a tide of tea party extremism.