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The 10 Most Vulnerable House Members

The 10 Most Vulnerable House Members
Kirkpatrick (CQ Roll Call File Photo)

With a month to go until Election Day, House Republicans are poised to add at least a handful of seats to their majority in the midterms.

Bill Clinton Appears in Kentucky Senate Race Ad

Former President Bill Clinton stars in a new ad for Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes’ bid to unseat Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.

New Kansas Senate Race Poll Shows Roberts Trailing

New Kansas Senate Race Poll Shows Roberts Trailing

Independent businessman Greg Orman led Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., by 5 points in a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday.

Democratic Super PAC Cuts More Ad Time in House Races

House Majority PAC, a super PAC that aids House Democrats, has recently canceled around $1 million in ad reservations in races throughout the Midwest and Northeast.

Florida Family Legacies Clash in Critical House Race

Florida Family Legacies Clash in Critical House Race

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. | Former Florida First Lady Adele Graham does not entertain the word “if” in polite conversation, when discussing the political future of her daughter, Gwen. It’s only “when.”

Republican Cavalry Starts Spending on House Races (Finally)

For months, Republicans feared outside groups would skip over House races this cycle, saving their cash for the battle over Senate control.

Congressional 'Perks' Under Siege in Midterm Ads (Video)

Congressional 'Perks' Under Siege in Midterm Ads (Video)

Flights home from Washington, D.C., a six-figure salary and the House gym: They’re all perks of the congressional gig.

Collin Peterson Campaign Responds to GOP Poll

In response to a poll released last week by Republicans showing a tight race, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson’s campaign on Monday released a poll of its own from early September that had found the incumbent with a wider lead.

The Big Issue in the North Carolina Senate Race

The Big Issue in the North Carolina Senate Race

STATESVILLE, N.C. — The biggest issue in the North Carolina Senate race? It’s not health care, Syrian airstrikes or even the economy. It's education.

Democratic Super PAC Enters Maine Race (Video)

House Majority PAC will start airing advertisements Friday targeting an open seat in Maine, suggesting Democrats are concerned the race could become more competitive than initially anticipated.

Democrats Cut Ad Time in Michigan House Race (Updated)

Updated 3:49 p.m. | A Democratic super PAC has cut a television ad reservation for the party’s best offensive opportunity in Michigan, according to two sources who monitor media buys.

Voters, Tigers and Beer — Oh My!

Voters, Tigers and Beer — Oh My!

BATON ROUGE, La. — Six weeks from Election Day, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu gathered the troops on the Louisiana State University campus, where tens of thousands of football fans and prospective voters congregated for hours ahead of the Saturday night game.

New Ad: DSCC Attacks Cory Gardner on Birth Control

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will air a new ad Monday in Colorado attacking GOP Rep. Cory Gardner on birth control.

Poll: Davis Holds Large Lead in Top Illinois Contest

Poll: Davis Holds Large Lead in Top Illinois Contest

Freshman Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., a top Democratic target this cycle, had a 19-point lead over his opponent with six weeks to go until Election Day, according to a poll conducted for his campaign and provided first to CQ Roll Call.

The Best TV Shows for Political Advertisements

Think of it as must-book TV.

House Democrats Pummel Republicans in August Fundraising

House Democrats Pummel Republicans in August Fundraising

The House Democratic political arm far outpaced Republicans in August, just as both parties prepared to unleash their war chests for the midterms.

Kansas Ballots Will be Mailed Without Democratic Senate Nominee

Kansas Ballots Will be Mailed Without Democratic Senate Nominee

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has instructed county election officials to mail overseas election ballots without listing a Democratic candidate for Senate, his office confirmed to Roll Call.

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