Hagan. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
As the Senate chamber erupted in applause after the swearing-in of Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, Majority Leader Harry Reid eventually looked up and directed his appreciation toward the newest senators attorneys.
When the myriad Republican presidential contenders start campaigning for 2016, their journeys might not look much different from this cycle.
Rep. Timothy H. Bishops re-election has once again surged to the top of the cycles list of most competitive House races, and Republicans are more optimistic than ever they can defeat the battle-tested New York Democrat.
With just days to go before Election Day, were changing the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call rating in some key Senate contests.
Updated 3:30 p.m. | The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is spending precious eleventh-hour funds on two more incumbents, Reps. Steven Horsford of Nevada and Lois Capps of California, in the final days of the midterms.
Democrats have lost ground with millennials compared to past election cycles a development that suggests the countrys youngest voters are open to both parties, according to a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll.
While most Republicans are focused on Tuesdays midterms, some members are already eyeing another race: The battle to be the next chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Less than two weeks to go before Election Day, a new poll shows Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., trails his Democratic opponent by a 5-point margin.
Rowdy auditoriums, petty exchanges, testy comebacks. Sounds like high school, right?
House Democrats have two things on their minds heading into next month: How many seats the party will lose on Nov. 4, and who will be the next chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee?
Virginia Senate candidate Ed Gillespie said in an ad airing during Monday Night Football that he would oppose legislation forcing the Washington Redskins to change the team name.
Wielding a bible and an AR-15 rifle, the patriarch of the Duck Dynasty clan has once again waded into political waters.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had limited options over the past two cycles as he recruited a chairman to lead the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. But 2016 is likely to be different.
The 2014 battle for the Senate has featured a few candidate bumbles and some colorful characters.
If Louisiana State Universitys two conference losses earlier this year had briefly quieted anxious chatter in Bayou State political circles, the schools Oct. 25 victory over Ole Miss has both college football fans and Senate campaigns in the state keeping a close eye on the rest of the season.
Independent Maine Sen. Angus King, a member of the Democratic caucus, is backing a senior Senate Republican in his bid for re-election.
A new Democratic poll shows the partys nominee in an open House contest in Hawaii with a 7-point lead over the Republican.
Less than two weeks before Election Day, the parties dont agree on much except these House races will be decided by the slimmest of margins.
In the first two weeks of October, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee edged the National Republican Senatorial Committee in fundraising, taking in $6.5 million to the NRSCs $6.1 million.
The Florida Supreme Court voted Thursday to hear a case challenging Floridas congressional map, setting oral arguments for March.
TUBA CITY, Ariz. | Arizonas 1st District is so vast and diverse that running for political office involves time travel.
In the midst of wall-to-wall political coverage before Election Day, these handful of House races have managed to mostly fly under the radar.
Earlier this cycle, Republicans viewed the Michigan Senate race as a potential pick-up opportunity, much like the seat in Iowa. But it didnt turn out that way not even close.