They havent even been sworn in yet, but these members start off the cycle as underdogs in their quests for re-election in 2016.
As House Democrats fell across the country, Kirkpatrick didnt just win re-election. She expanded her margin from 2012. She proved the naysayers wrong due to one one, simple political maxim: To win, a candidate has to be better than his or her opponent.
Updated 4:47 p.m. | In a shock to her caucus, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi selected Rep. Ben Ray Lujan of New Mexico as chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for the 2016 cycle.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk, R-Ill., has a message for anyone who doubts his will or appetite for a second term.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has met with five possible contenders to run the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2016, according to her office, though she has not decided whom she will ultimately select.
Theres no rest for the weary at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Fresh off a historic House majority, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden said he is already pivoting to focus on protecting the incoming GOP members elected last week.
Retired Col. Martha E. McSally, a Republican, retained a small lead over Rep. Ron Barber, D-Ariz., Wednesday, as initial ballot-counting ended in the 2nd District.
The Club for Growth endorsed six Republican senators up for re-election in 2016 including three top Democratic targets.
The Associated Press called the Alaska Senate race early Wednesday for Republican Dan Sullivan, challenger to Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.
After suffering heavy losses in the House and the Senate in the recent midterm elections, some congressional Democrats may breathe a sigh of relief now that President Barack Obama is entering his final two years in office.
As a national Republican wave crested on Election Day, there were several campaigns in both parties that stood out as outstanding operations.
Johnny Isakson will seek a third term in the Senate and will soon launch his campaign.
Nearly a week after Election Day, six races remain too close to call as local officials continue to count mail-in and provisional ballots.
This is the first in a five-part series examining the campaigns behind the cycles most fascinating races.
A month ago, I wrote about 6 Races Both Parties View Completely Differently. These were a half-dozen contests where strategists generally disagreed on the shape and trajectory of the race.
Rep. Scott Peters, D-Calif., officially defeated Republican Carl DeMaio Friday, after a new bunch of ballots gave the freshman Democrat an insurmountable lead in Californias 52nd District.
On the heels of winning at least 13 seats for House Republicans, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden officially launched his bid Thursday to serve as chairman for a second term.
The executive directors of the Democratic and Republican Senate campaign arms broke down the results of Tuesdays midterm elections Thursday at an Election Impact conference hosted by CQ Roll Call. t
After securing control of the Senate Tuesday, Republicans are already staring down a daunting map for 2016.