No politician wants to be accused of jeopardizing jobs in his or her state. Thats the corner GOP Rep. Bruce Poliquin found himself in this fall, when Democrats attacked him for being out of touch with his district on reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank.
In a handful of competitive races around the country, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and its Democratic recruits intend to make an issue of the Export-Import Bank charters lapse, especially now that large American corporations are blaming Congress for lost contracts and American jobs.
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Florida Democrat Alan Grayson filed an ethics complaint Wednesday against House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., alleging they violated federal law and House rules by using official funds appropriated to the Benghazi Committee to pay political or campaign-related expenses.
Sharon Day rose through the ranks of GOP politics, starting as a precinct captain in her native Florida and eventually co-chairing the Republican National Committee.
Two years after an unsuccessful campaign for her partys nomination for governor of Arizona, Republican Christine Jones is looking at giving electoral politics another try.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., said Tuesday he is looking to engage with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on trade and financial issues at the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate.
Two retired comedians will take the stage in New York later this month at a fundraiser to benefit Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth, the leading Democrat running to challenge Republican Sen. Mark S. Kirk next fall.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk is in a dispute with Illinois Democrats one of whom is running to replace him over who has done more to prevent incidents such as the September 2014 fire at an air traffic control facility near Chicago.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, trailed his likely Democratic opponent, former Gov. Ted Strickland, by 3 points in a poll conducted for a Democratic super PAC and provided first to CQ Roll Call.
Last month, national polls by CNN/ORC, Fox News and NBC News/Wall Street Journal got plenty of attention, and they certainly helped readers and viewers understand what is going on in the Republican and Democratic presidential contests.
With New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassans entrance into the Granite State Senate contest, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has secured nearly every top-tier recruit it sought for 2016 when Democrats will attempt to net the five seats necessary to regain control of the Senate.
Draft Biden PAC is gaining steam and staff in its unaffiliated effort to encourage Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to get into the presidential race, but it recently dismissed one of the groups initial organizers after his past legal problems came to light.