| Oct. 7, 2013, 4:37 p.m.
One week out from the definitive special primary in Massachusetts’ 5th District, top Democratic operatives from around the country are consulting for candidates in the crowded field.
| Sept. 30, 2013, 4:04 p.m.
The upcoming Alabama special-election primary runoff will feature a low-turnout match between a well-funded, highly organized campaign and an effort based predominantly on volunteer elbow grease.
| Sept. 23, 2013, 5:16 p.m.
It is not often that Gawker gushes about anything — let alone a political spot. But a campaign ad created by Mark Putnam of Putnam Partners achieved just that last week.
| Sept. 16, 2013, 4:16 p.m.
Arkansas Democrats selected businessman Vincent Insalaco of North Little Rock as their new party leader at the state committee meeting in Springdale on Saturday.
| Sept. 9, 2013, 4:42 p.m.
Attorney David Trott announced his primary challenge to Rep. Kerry Bentivolio, R-Mich., last week, and now he’s assembled a top team to help him oust the vulnerable freshman.
| Aug. 30, 2013, 12:22 p.m.
Washington Republicans elected former TV news anchor Susan Hutchison as their new party leader in August.
| Aug. 19, 2013, 5:44 p.m.
The Washington State Republican Party is the latest state GOP organization suddenly tasked with electing a new party chairman.
| Aug. 5, 2013, 3:45 p.m.
With a flurry of races ahead, Massachusetts Democrats are in the process of electing a new party chairman. But the state party’s unique bylaws mean the lucky new leader might have an extra roadblock on the way.
| July 29, 2013, 4:05 p.m.
Maine Republicans elected Rick Bennett as their new state party chairman last week. The previous chairman, Richard Cebra, abruptly resigned in early July.
| July 22, 2013, 5:08 p.m.
The California Labor Federation has issued a “Do Not Hire” list that includes six consultants who allegedly took part in creating direct mail that slammed two Democratic state lawmakers for supporting unions in their races against Democratic challengers.
| July 15, 2013, 4:07 p.m.
Georgia Democrats are hunting for a new state party chairman who can put behind them the financial and alleged personal legal problems that plagued their former leader, Michael Berlon.
| July 8, 2013, 5:35 p.m.
Maine Republican Party Chairman Richard Cebra resigned last week after six months on the job, surprising Pine Tree State Republicans.
| June 24, 2013, 5:16 p.m.
Indiana GOP Chairman Eric Holcomb announced last week he will leave the state party to serve as state chief of staff for Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind.
| June 17, 2013, 4:59 p.m.
New Jersey Democrats selected Passaic County Democratic Chairman John Currie as their new state party chairman last week.
| June 5, 2013, 4:05 a.m.
Democratic Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg’s death creates a power vacuum that could exacerbate fractures among New Jersey state party leaders looking to bring back their ailing organization.
| May 20, 2013, 4:31 p.m.
A top GOP ad firm’s split took a litigious turn earlier this month, when Rex Elsass, the CEO and founder of The Strategy Group for Media, filed suit against his company’s former president, Nick Everhart.
| May 13, 2013, 4:08 p.m.
The fallout in the consulting world from two obscure local races continues to reverberate in the Golden State political world. At issue is the involvement of Democratic consultants in two 2012 Democrat-vs.-Democrat California Assembly general-election campaigns.
| May 6, 2013, 5:24 p.m.
South Carolina Democrats elected their first black party chairman, Jaime Harrison, over the weekend. Harrison will succeed outgoing Chairman Dick Harpootlian.
| April 29, 2013, 5:37 p.m.
Massachusetts candidates in the Senate special election scouted local talent for their primary campaigns that will end on Tuesday.
| April 22, 2013, 5:25 p.m.
A top Republican media consultant and two associates were suddenly terminated earlier this month from The Strategy Group for Media, a prominent GOP advertising firm.