I say it repeatedly: Events matter. And for President Barack Obama, the terror attacks in Paris present a no-win political situation, at least until other, compelling news changes the subject.
As national security becomes a bigger issue in the wake of the attacks in Paris, some Democratic strategists worry the issue could cause troubles for their Senate candidates in 2016 and women candidates in particular.
Two days after endorsing Ted Cruz for president, Iowa Rep. Steve King stepped into the role of active surrogate Wednesday morning in a meeting with conservative House members.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday he is ending his presidential bid, after failing to gain traction in the large GOP primary field.
The National Republican Congressional Committee announced on Wednesday that 32 candidates qualified for the first tier of its Young Guns program, putting them on the radar in its program that provides organizational and fundraising help to its candidates.
Days after the Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal to a lower courts decision tossing out Virginias 3rd Congressional District boundaries, a special master appointed by the lower court released two proposals to remedy the states map Tuesday.
State Sen. Napoleon Harris, a former National Football League linebacker, on Tuesday announced his entry into the crowded Democratic primary to run against Republican Sen. Mark S. Kirk of Illinois.
New York Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney announced Tuesday she will challenge Rep. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y., in the Republican primary next year, setting up a fight between the three-term tea party state legislator against a moderate incumbent.
Republicans see a tangible consequence of President Barack Obamas foreign policy in the terror attacks in Paris and want to tie their likely opponent for the White House to it.
Running a distant third in what polls suggest is a two-person race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin OMalley might have found a foreign policy challenge to his opponents.