It might be easy to scoff at Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah of Pennsylvania for talking about his re-election bid on the same day he faced a 29-count indictment on corruption charges, but the most recent members of the House to be indicted held their own at the ballot box, at least initially. The last two members of the House to be indicted won their next election.
Despite Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattahs indictment on 29 counts of corruption Wednesday, multiple Pennsylvania Democratic consultants say not to expect a flurry of candidates to announce primary challenges to the long-serving Democrat anytime soon.
Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., opted against a bid for the Senate in the Sunshine State on Thursday, winnowing an already crowded GOP field in the highly competitive contest.
Ending months of speculation, House Democratic Caucus Chairman Xavier Becerra announced Thursday he wont run for Senate.
Only a week after a visit to Washington for his first time as a candidate in Illinois open 8th District, state Sen. Tom Cullerton said he has changed his mind and decided to drop his bid.
As House Democrats head back to their districts for the August break, the Democratic Policy and Communications Committees 12-page August Playbook gives a key messaging strategy: Communicate more like Republicans.
TAKOMA PARK, Md. Thousands of house parties gathered throughout the country Wednesday night to collectively #feelthebern.
House Democrats met Wednesday to review an ambitious new plan to target Republicans when lawmakers head home for the August recess.
Seeking to avoid a contentious primary, some national Democrats have been working behind the scenes to force Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider out of a competitive open-seat House contest in Californias 24th District.
While two candidates from the D.C. suburbs are running for the Democratic nomination for Marylands open U.S. Senate seat, no candidate has emerged from Baltimore.
For Democrats anxious to turn the page from a terrible 2014 cycle, the news might get worse before it gets better.
Two weeks before Scott Walker announced his presidential bid, he set up a Snapchat account so followers could get a behind-the-scenes look at the Wisconsin governor grilling brats and singing karaoke. When Hillary Rodham Clinton held her first major campaign rally of the cycle on Roosevelt Island in New York, she live-streamed it on Periscope so supporters could tune in from afar.
Maptitude for Redistricting may not be a household name, but it is dominant in the niche market of redistricting software and is used to literally shape the political landscape.
On first glance, Christies bio and profile should make him a top-tier hopeful for the 2016 Republican nomination. But he isnt at least not right now. In this case, timing is everything.
When former Nevada Secretary of State Ross Miller passed on a bid in the Silver States 3rd District last week, it sent Democrats back to the drawing board again to find a nominee for this Tossup seat in 2016.
Conservative outside groups have made it crystal clear they want John McCain out of the Senate, but a fog remains over whether any will back the Arizona Republicans most prominent opponent so far.