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N.C. Is Lukewarm on Burr, But Lukewarm Might be Enough

N.C. Is Lukewarm on Burr, But Lukewarm Might be Enough

Sen. Richard M. Burr’s low-key, no-frills approach to politicking won him two Senate elections in North Carolina. Whether that carries him to a third term is up in the air.

Maggie Hassan Will Run for Senate in New Hampshire

Senate Democrats got the candidate they wanted in New Hampshire.

McCollum Denies Senate Announcement Imminent

Former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum denied he would announce his plans to run for Florida’s open Senate seat next week, conflicting with buzz that’s been circulating around the Sunshine State.

'Inevitable Governor' Vitter Not So Inevitable Now

When Sen. David Vitter launched his campaign to become Louisiana’s 56th governor last January, he was viewed by some as “the inevitable governor” — as close to a front-runner as one can be in the state’s “jungle primary.”

Democrats Could Sink Lower in Statehouses in 2016

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.

Former RNC Chairman Ed Gillespie Announces Virginia Governor Run

Former Republican National Committee chairman Ed Gillespie confirmed to The Washington Post Friday that he intends to run for governor in Virginia.

7 Shameless Fundraising Pitches to End the Third Quarter

7 Shameless Fundraising Pitches to End the Third Quarter

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.

McCarthy Gets Earful From Both Sides for Benghazi Remarks

When Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told Fox News Tuesday night the House Select Committee on Benghazi’s major accomplishment so far was discrediting 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, he might have expected moans and groans from Democrats.

GOP's Preferred Candidate Passes on Colorado Senate Run

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 Colorado’s 9News.

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