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Baldacci Complicates Cain's Challenge to Poliquin in Maine

Baldacci Complicates Cain's Challenge to Poliquin in Maine

New England’s only Tossup election got a little more complicated last week, when Maine’s Joe Baldacci, the brother of former Gov. John Baldacci, filed to run as a Democrat in the 2nd District for Rep. Bruce Poliquin's seat.

Former Republican Running as Democrat to Replace Kirkpatrick

In Arizona’s 1st District, Democrats may turn to a former Republican as they try to hold on to outgoing Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick’s seat.

One Last Hurrah for Joe Biden?

The news that Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is giving serious consideration to running for president spread like wildfire over the weekend. That is understandable.

Fill the Hours on GOP Debate Night

A number of organizations will be tuning in all over #ThisTown to gauge whether their favorite horse has actual legs or will quickly be turned to rhetorical dog meat.

Cruz, Rubio and Paul Make New Hampshire Forum — Sort Of

For three of the 14 presidential candidates participating in Monday’s Voters First Forum, the timing was less than ideal.

Cruz Ready for Next Debt Limit Debate

Remember what happened the last time Congress acted to raise the debt limit?

Democrats Vote to Filibuster Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill

Planned Parenthood funding will continue despite outrage — mostly from Republicans — over videos showing officials discussing the sale of aborted body parts.

In Senate Race, Alan Grayson Could Be Own Worst Enemy

In his bid for Senate in Florida, the biggest thing standing in Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson’s way is . . . Alan Grayson.

Onetime DCCC Prospect Greitens Running as Republican in Missouri

Depending on how things shake out, Missouri voters could face a bizarro world next fall: A former Democrat running as the Republican nominee for governor against a Democrat who used to be a Republican.

Democrats Hope Baron Hill Can Follow Donnelly's Path to the Senate

Former Indiana Rep. Baron P. Hill’s road to the Senate won’t be any easy one, but Democrats think they have a roadmap to get him there.

Illinois Democrat Abruptly Drops Congressional Bid

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.

Jeff Miller Won't Run for Florida Senate Seat

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.

A Brief Electoral History of Recently Indicted Congressmen

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.

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