SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The national political tide isnt looking good for Democrats, but in Illinois this November, down-ballot candidates have an even bigger problem: the drag of Gov. Pat Quinn.
Alaskas newly minted Republican Senate nominee will awake the morning after his primary victory to a negative TV ad from a Democratic super PAC.
State Rep. Pat Murphy, the Democratic nominee in the open-seat House contest to replace Iowa Democratic Senate nominee Bruce Braley, had an 11 point lead over his Republican opponent, according to a poll obtained by CQ Roll Call.
Minnesota Democrats think Rep. Collin C. Peterson is nearly unbeatable in the 7th District. For the first time in more than a decade, that theory is about to be put to the test.
Its a bad sign for Democrats when they have more Mid-Atlantic congressional opportunities in West Virginia than in Pennsylvania.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee is launching a coordinated TV ad buy next month with North Carolina Senate hopeful Thom Tillis.
DERRY, N.H. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has returned to New Hampshire to campaign but this time, its for former Sen. Scott P. Brown.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., is going up with a new ad Tuesday focusing on his efforts to prevent companies from outsourcing jobs.
DNR Dan. Afghan Dan. The Other Dan. No matter how voters refer to Senate candidate Dan Sullivan to distinguish him from the Anchorage mayor of the same name, he just hopes they choose him Tuesday in the GOP primary.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee raked in $11.5 million in July, bringing the committees total cash on hand to $56.7 million in the final stretch of the cycle, according to numbers released by the committee Monday.
TUCSON, Ariz. Operatives couldnt make up a better candidate resume if they tried: retired Air Force Colonel, first in her class at the U.S. Air War College, the first female fighter pilot in combat who flies the very plane an A-10 Warthog thats economically essential to the 2nd District.
The Montana Democratic Party nominated state Rep. Amanda Curtis Saturday to replace retiring Sen. John Walsh on the ballot in November.
Nearly a week after most of the state voted, Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz has now defeated Rep. Colleen Hanabusa in the Democratic primary.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will hold a retreat in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, this weekend with donors to boost two Democratic Senate campaigns: Rep. Gary Peters bid in Michigan and Sen. Al Frankens re-election in Minnesota.
House Republicans rolled out another round of Young Guns, the partys designation for top-tier candidates in open and Democratic-held seats.
DES MOINES, Iowa At the Iowa State Fair, the walk from the William C. Knapp Varied Industries Building to the swine barn should take about five minutes. But with Sen. Charles E. Grassley, it takes 45.
The Associated Press has rescinded its call in Wisconsins 6th district GOP primary after announcing that State Sen. Glenn Grothman won the GOP race last night.
The flood gates opened Tuesday when the House campaign committees began the barrage of fall television advertisements.
PHOENIX Once known for her progressive politics, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has coasted to the center in her first re-election.
The Florida Legislature approved a new congressional map Monday evening and sent it to the governors desk, although its still unclear whether the new House district boundaries will past muster or take effect for the 2014 elections.
Its easy to see former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., misses Congress.
TALLULAH, La. Vance McAllisters political career flatlined earlier this year, a victim of self-inflicted wounds from an embarrassing infidelity scandal.
Tennessee Rep. Scott DesJarlais held a 35-vote lead over his GOP primary challenger, state Sen. Jim Tracy, as of Friday afternoon, nearly 24 hours after polls closed in the 4th District.
Montana Sen. John Walsh said Thursday he wont be coming back to the Senate next year, confirming what was already the most likely conclusion to his campaign.
Tennessee Republicans head to the polls Thursday to decide the fate of Sen. Lamar Alexander, marking the last chance for tea-party-aligned conservatives to oust an incumbent senator in a primary.
In the face of a challenging midterm environment, Democrats are relying on money and an expanding get-out-the-vote effort to avoid losing any more ground in the House. But what does that souped-up ground game look like?