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Once upon a time, on a very different planet and in a very different country, the farm bill was not among the more controversial things that Congress did.
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Rep. Rush D. Holt of New Jersey says hes no Cory Booker in an introductory video to launch his new Senate campaign website.
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Bickering over polls is a time-honored tradition in campaigns. But the latest exchange of surveys in Utahs 4th District is not just an example of partisan pollsters getting very different results. It is also a reminder of the importance of polling methodology.
The Supreme Court is expected to rule next week on Section 5 of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965, which requires certain states with a history of discrimination to get federal approval for any changes to voting laws.
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The GOP primary for Minnesotas 6th District became more crowded this week, when state Sen. John Pederson filed federal paperwork to run for the seat.
Minutes after Gabriel Gomez was declared the winner of his partys special primary on the evening of April 30, I tweeted that Gomezs victory assured that the Massachusetts Senate special election would be interesting. And it has been.
There may be just one thing that stands between Cory Booker and victory in the Garden States special election for a Senate seat: the Jersey Shore.
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., cut a $100,000 check on Tuesday to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, according to a source familiar with his campaign.
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell formally announced Tuesday that he will challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Begich next year.
A political action committee created to encourage Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president received its first congressional endorsement on Tuesday.
When the Supreme Court takes on a key part of a voting rights law later this month, Texas Democrats will be watching more closely than anyone on Capitol Hill.
New Jersey Democrats selected Passaic County Democratic Chairman John Currie as their new state party chairman last week.
Democratic Rep. Tim Walz officially has a Republican opponent in Minnesotas 1st District.
A top House Republican, Rep. Peter Roskam of Illinois, will expand his political operation in the coming weeks by dispatching his longtime top aide to the campaign trail.
Open seats are supposed to be opportunities. Without longtime incumbents on the ballot, these districts should be easier to takeover. But six months into the 2014 cycle, that just isnt the case on the House side.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is one of the most unpopular governors in the country with abhorrent approval ratings in Illinois.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., announced on Friday that he will not run for retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levins seat.
Rep. Michael H. Michaud, D-Maine, announced Thursday that he is officially exploring a run for governor.
Anoka County Commissioner Rhonda Sivarajah announced on Wednesday that she is running for Minnesotas 6th District seat.
Ambitious Illinois Democrats interested in Congress are closely monitoring a trio of longtime members from Chicagoland.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., said the mixture of a trending-purple state and a bloody GOP primary could hinder the partys ability next year to hold the Georgia Senate seat of his retiring colleague.
Republican state Sen. Bill Cole announced on a local radio show this week that he will not run against Rep. Nick J. Rahall II, D-W.Va., in the 3rd District.
Republicans are now on track to avoid a costly, high-profile primary in the South Dakota Senate race next year.
Californias new top-two primary system was supposed to revolutionize the states political process. Instead, its forcing candidates to revert to an antiquated practice: competing for the state partys endorsement.