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Joe Heck to Run for Nevada Senate

Joe Heck to Run for Nevada Senate

Rep Joe Heck announced Monday he’ll run for Senate in Nevada, giving Republicans a top pick in a crucial contest that could determine Senate control.

GOP Women's Recruitment Effort Adapts for 2016

The Republican women’s recruitment effort is experiencing some growing pains.

Edwards Releases Senate Fundraising Totals

Rep. Donna Edwards’ Senate campaign said Friday the Democrat raised $590,000 in the second quarter — ending the first half of the year with less than $1 million in the bank for her primary race for the open Maryland Senate seat.

From Higher Ed to Higher Office

When sociology professor John Trammell ran for Congress in 2014, he was “amazed” by how well prepared he was to be a politician.

Republicans Aiming to Register Voters at NASCAR

Reince Priebus won’t be behind the wheel of a stock car, but the the Republican National Committee is going to Daytona International Speedway.

Retired Army Colonel to Challenge Stefanik

Democrat Mike Derrick, a retired Army colonel, said Wednesday he will run for Congress in New York’s 21st District, challenging freshman Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik in a district President Barack Obama won twice.


Murphy to Announce He'll Seek Rematch With Blum

Former state Rep. Pat Murphy, D-Iowa, will announce a bid for the Iowa House seat he lost in 2014, according to a source with knowledge of Murphy’s plans.

When the Second Time Isn’t the Charm

I feel bad for Rick Santorum, Mike Huckabee and Rick Perry. They are presidential retreads at a moment when anything that is more than an hour or two old is passé.

State Senator Considering Run for Arizona Open House Seat

Arizona State Sen. Barbara McGuire, a Democrat, said Monday she is considering a run for the Democratic nomination in the state’s 1st Congressional District.

Voting-Rights Advocates Get Win at Supreme Court

Monday’s big election law news came from the Supreme Court’s penultimate decision of the term upholding Arizona’s congressional districts.

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Congressional Map

Supreme Court Upholds Arizona's Congressional Map

The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona’s congressional map, declaring in a 5-4 ruling the use of an independent redistricting commission that drew House district lines in the 2012 cycle did not violate the Constitution.

Cruz Says McConnell Misled on Funding Incumbents

Sen. Ted Cruz is suggesting current Majority Leader Mitch McConnell misled him about the objectives of the National Republican Senatorial Committee last cycle.

Rick Renzi Appeal Denied, Limiting Congress' 'Speech or Debate' Immunity

When the Supreme Court declined to hear former Rep. Rick Renzi’s latest appeal Monday, it was the latest blow to Congress’ ability to shield its work from prosecutors under the Constitution’s Speech or Debate Clause.

Mike Lee's Missed 'Fast-Track' Vote Causes Discord, Confusion

Sen. Mike Lee had said he supported a stand-alone measure to revive Trade Promotion Authority, but when the vote was called, the Republican was still in Utah.

Gay Marriage Supporters Turn Focus to ENDA

Having achieved marriage equality in Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision, supporters of gay rights are making clear there’s still much work to do, including on employment discrimination.

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