With the tumultuous race for the White House and the Senate majority up for grabs, races for governor have been barely a sideshow this election cycle.
Four times a year, when campaigns reach their quarterly fundraising reporting deadlines, email inboxes across the country start to flood with pitches that seemingly become more shameless each time.
When Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Fox News Tuesday night the House Select Committee on Benghazis major accomplishment so far was discrediting 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, he might have expected moans and groans from Democrats.
In a surprise announcement, Arapahoe County District Attorney George Brauchler, the Republican whom Colorado and national party leaders had been counting on to challenge Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, said Wednesday that he would instead run for re-election, according to reports from Colorados 9News.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will promote Sadie Weiner to communications director next week, putting her in charge of the committees communication strategy for the 2016 cycle, according to a release provided first to CQ Roll Call.
In the wake of Speaker John A. Boehners resignation, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee says it sees an opportunity to push a narrative into 2016 that the House Republican Conference has moved too far to the right for the country.
Its been a wild couple of days for Rep. Trey Gowdy.
Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer on Wednesday announced his candidacy for Congress in the states 1st District a day after U.S. Rep. Edward Whitfield said he would not seek a 12th term.
Ward Baker has a tough act to follow: his own. As the National Republican Senatorial Committees political director during the last election cycle, the former Marine helped orchestrate a stunning nine-seat GOP gain, seizing Senate control for the first time since 2006.
Mired in a 30-seat minority, its hard to find any Democrats who will say publicly or privately that their party has a shot at winning the House majority.
Update 3:45 p.m. | Rep. Edward Whitfield, R-Ky., under a cloud of an ethics investigation, announced Tuesday he will not seek a 12th term in Congress.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy is one of the strongest campaign fundraisers in his conference, but he still can't hold a candle to outgoing Speaker John A. Boehner, say Republicans mulling McCarthy as Boehner's successor.