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Florida Family Legacies Clash in Critical House Race

Florida Family Legacies Clash in Critical House Race
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ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Fla. | Former Florida First Lady Adele Graham does not entertain the word “if” in polite conversation, when discussing the political future of her daughter, Gwen. It’s only “when.”

Pat Roberts Ranks Among Most Vulnerable Senators

Pat Roberts Ranks Among Most Vulnerable Senators

He now ranks fourth on Roll Call’s monthly list of the most vulnerable senators

Republican Cavalry Starts Spending on House Races (Finally)

For months, Republicans feared outside groups would skip over House races this cycle, saving their cash for the battle over Senate control.

Congressional 'Perks' Under Siege in Midterm Ads (Video)

Congressional 'Perks' Under Siege in Midterm Ads (Video)

Flights home from Washington, D.C., a six-figure salary and the House gym: They’re all perks of the congressional gig.

Collin Peterson Campaign Responds to GOP Poll

In response to a poll released last week by Republicans showing a tight race, Minnesota Rep. Collin C. Peterson’s campaign on Monday released a poll of its own from early September that had found the incumbent with a wider lead.

Ad Highlights Mitch McConnell's Role in Resolving Case (Video)

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign is highlighting his efforts to resolve an overseas parental child abduction case, with the child’s mother sharing with Kentucky voters the story she previously told at a Senate hearing.

The Big Issue in the North Carolina Senate Race

The Big Issue in the North Carolina Senate Race

STATESVILLE, N.C. — The biggest issue in the North Carolina Senate race? It’s not health care, Syrian airstrikes or even the economy. It's education.

Democratic Super PAC Enters Maine Race (Video)

House Majority PAC will start airing advertisements Friday targeting an open seat in Maine, suggesting Democrats are concerned the race could become more competitive than initially anticipated.

Democrats Cut Ad Time in Michigan House Race (Updated)

Updated 3:49 p.m. | A Democratic super PAC has cut a television ad reservation for the party’s best offensive opportunity in Michigan, according to two sources who monitor media buys.

Voters, Tigers and Beer — Oh My!

Voters, Tigers and Beer — Oh My!

BATON ROUGE, La. — Six weeks from Election Day, Sen. Mary L. Landrieu gathered the troops on the Louisiana State University campus, where tens of thousands of football fans and prospective voters congregated for hours ahead of the Saturday night game.

New Ad: DSCC Attacks Cory Gardner on Birth Control

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will air a new ad Monday in Colorado attacking GOP Rep. Cory Gardner on birth control.

Poll: Davis Holds Large Lead in Top Illinois Contest

Poll: Davis Holds Large Lead in Top Illinois Contest

Freshman Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Ill., a top Democratic target this cycle, had a 19-point lead over his opponent with six weeks to go until Election Day, according to a poll conducted for his campaign and provided first to CQ Roll Call.

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House Democrats Pummel Republicans in August Fundraising

House Democrats Pummel Republicans in August Fundraising

The House Democratic political arm far outpaced Republicans in August, just as both parties prepared to unleash their war chests for the midterms.

Kansas Ballots Will be Mailed Without Democratic Senate Nominee

Kansas Ballots Will be Mailed Without Democratic Senate Nominee

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has instructed county election officials to mail overseas election ballots without listing a Democratic candidate for Senate, his office confirmed to Roll Call.

Top Campaign Aides Reveal Picks for #RCReadersChoice

If the campaign committees had their way, Roll Call reporters would be heading to disparate locations during the final stretch of the midterms.

The 'Cory Booker of California' Finds Safer Ground

The 'Cory Booker of California' Finds Safer Ground

It’s a story even Hollywood couldn’t concoct.

Meet the Super PAC Woman

Meet the Super PAC Woman

As the political ad wars rage on television sets from New England to Southern California, Democrats think they have their answer to the Koch brothers and Karl Rove: a mother of three sons from suburban Virginia.

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