Duckworth, left, and Kelly, right, are considering Senate bids. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Democrats are driving toward a primary collision course in Illinois, where the party could endure a multi-million dollar slugfest in a race essential to capturing Senate control in 2016.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee will name Sens. Dean Heller, Joni Ernst and Tom Cotton as its vice chairmen for the 2016 cycle, according to a news release provided first to CQ Roll Call.
In the wake of President Barack Obamas State of the Union speech, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray LujŠn declared the House majority would be up for grabs in 2016.
Staffers for Mitt Romney have reached out to a Nevada congressman about the 2012 presidential nominees potential third bid for national office.
More than a half-dozen House Democrats are considering a bid for Californias first open Senate seat in more than two decades and unlike in most other states, none would start as a front-runner.
Democrats have a better chance of winning control of the House next year than they did at any time in 2014. Thats true even though they now need to gain 30 seats, almost twice what they needed last year.
Democrats have a tough decision to make on Staten Island: How much of a play do they make in the special election for a seat they are likely to lose?
Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., will not run for governor in the Show-Me State in 2016 an open-seat race to replace term-limited Gov. Jay Nixon.
For nearly two decades, The Rothenberg Political Report didnt break down Senate races into nine detailed ratings categories 22 months out from the next election. That was an era when there was something called an off-year and those days are gone.
The National Republican Congressional Committee will announce Friday its senior staff for the 2016 cycle and the return of several top aides, according to information shared first with CQ Roll Call.
The cycles first race for a competitive House contest began in earnest Thursday, when Democratic state Rep. Steve Santarsiero filed paperwork to run in southeastern Pennsylvanias 8th District.
House Democrats will formally start recruitment efforts for 2016 this week, kicking off with the cycles first meeting of new committee leadership and a weekend trip to Illinois to find prospective candidates.
Rep. Tim Huelskamp, R-Kan., does not plan to run for Senate, he told CQ Roll Call Wednesday.