Strickland is running to challenge Portman, above. (CQ Roll Call File Photo)
Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat who is expected to announce a bid against Republican Sen. Rob Portman Wednesday, may get a clear shot at the nomination.
Updated 4:45 p.m. | A special election in Mississippis 1st District will take place on May 12, according to The Associated Press. The winner will succeed the late Rep. Alan Nunnelee, a Republican who died on Feb. 6 after a battle with brain cancer.
Former Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., hinted at a possible comeback bid in his final speech as an U.S. envoy to Africa for the State Department.
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will not run for Californias open Senate seat, he announced in a Tuesday Facebook post.
Rep. Walter B. Jones, R-N.C., has no plans to retire in 2016, when Republicans are likely plotting another primary to oust the GOP gadfly.
Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, a Democrat, announced Thursday he will challenge GOP Sen. Roy Blunt in 2016.
Updated 2:00 p.m. | U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnsons resignation could mean Democrats have found a potential candidate to challenge Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., in 2016.
California state Sen. Isadore Hall announced Wednesday he will run for the freshly open 44th District, and the Democrat is kicking off his campaign with a major congressional endorsement.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., is looking for some fundraising help.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee will announce Thursday the first 14 members who will join its Frontline program for the partys most vulnerable incumbents, according to an early copy of a news release obtained by CQ Roll Call.
The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday its 2016 convention will be held in Philadelphia.
Nevada Republicans worry their efforts to oust Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid in 2016 could be thwarted again by a crowded GOP primary.