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Matthew Lowe covers political campaigns and elections for Roll Call. He was born in New York, but now spends most of his time in Massachusetts, where he is a member of the class of 2014 at Harvard College and studies political theory. He has written for the Harvard International Review and The Crimson, the daily student newspaper.
Washington, D.C., is a drinking town. Those new to the Beltway learn quickly that hours logged after work can be as important as any. For the benefit of all interns spending their first summers here, this Roll Call intern has been conducting research on how some of Capitol Hill’s favorite bars cater to the fresh-faced and unpaid at happy hour.
Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., raised $158,000 in the second quarter — a relatively small haul for anyone thinking about running for Senate.
Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she raised about $770,000 in the second quarter for her Senate campaign.
Up-and-coming politicos looking at higher office in the Sunflower State may have to be patient — at least for a few election cycles.
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced Tuesday that she raised $1.7 million for her re-election campaign during the second quarter.
Rep. Gary Peters has raised more than $1 million as a Senate candidate in Michigan, according to his campaign.
Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds raised more than $600,000 for his Senate campaign in the second quarter of this year, confirmed a spokesman for the Republican’s campaign.
Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is a critical target on the GOP’s road map to capture the Senate in 2014, but Republicans’ first major hurdle in North Carolina could come from within their own ranks.
Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has pushed back her timeline to make a decision about the Senate race for another couple weeks.
Former Rep. Ben Quayle, R-Ariz., is not running for public office anytime soon — especially next year.
The office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., is undergoing several transitions this month. On Monday, the senator announced that Chris Thompson, her longtime chief of staff, will be returning to California. He will be replaced by Jennifer Duck.
Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., leads by 10 points in a new poll released one day before the Bay State special election for Senate.
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., announced Friday that he will not run for retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levin’s seat.
Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is one of the most unpopular governors in the country, with abhorrent approval ratings in Illinois.
After decades of GOP dominance, the ambitions of Idaho pols rest on the unlikely chance that Republican Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter will retire next year.