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Tricia Miller, an Iowa native, covers Midwestern Congressional campaigns for Roll Call. She came to the newspaper in 2008 and has also covered Capitol Hill life. Prior to joining Roll Call, Tricia worked as a campaign reporter covering former Sen. John Edwards second presidential campaign for NBC and National Journal and as a researcher for the Almanac of American Politics 2008.
Miller no longer works at Roll Call.
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Texas National Committeeman Bill Crocker will serve as the Republican National Committees next general counsel, Chairman Reince Priebus announced Thursday.
Iowa GOP Chairman Matt Strawn fired a warning shot to states that may want to move their presidential nominating contests ahead of the four traditionally early states at a press briefing at the Republican National Committee on Thursday morning.
In Michigan, four Democratic Congressmen who are among the oldest in Congress are preparing for another brutal round of redistricting controlled by Republicans.
Alex Zwerdling, political director for House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), and Kate Chapek, a consultant who worked most recently for the now-defunct firm MSHC Partners, have joined the Democratic direct-mailing firm the Baughman Co. as principals.
Freshman Sen. Rand Paul will offer the keynote address at the Iowa GOPs second Night of the Rising Stars fundraiser on April 2 in Des Moines, the party announced Wednesday. But the Kentucky Republicans office said that unlike a lot of other Republicans parading through the Hawkeye State, the tea party favorite wont be there to campaign.
A poll released Wednesday by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling finds Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) well-positioned to win re-election if he decides to run for a fifth term in 2012.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) announced his next round of donations to Members of Congress, and most of them went to vulnerable freshmen.
Each state will go through redistricting this year, but four of them will tackle the process early thanks to off-year elections. Virginia, New Jersey, Louisiana and Mississippi could not be more different when it comes to drawing new lines for Members and state legislative districts.
Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg on Tuesday morning will announce a run for Senate, setting up a Republican primary as the GOP attempts to unseat Sen. Ben Nelson (D).
Sen. Ben Nelson, the most vulnerable Senator up for re-election in 2012, may get a gift in a divided GOP primary, as top-tier Republicans line up to oppose him.
Republican Tom Leppert, marking his last day as mayor of Dallas, on Friday will add his name to the long list of candidates running to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas).
National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Pete Sessions (Texas) announced the committees political team for the 2012 cycle Thursday morning.
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus continued to fill out his senior staff Thursday, announcing Rick Wiley will be the committees new political director.
Sean Spicer, a veteran of Republican campaigns and Capitol Hill, will be the new communications director at the Republican National Committee, the committee confirmed Thursday.
A pair of former staffers to President Bill Clinton said on Wednesday that a government shutdown in 1995 helped the Democrat win re-election in 1996, something that could be a foreshadowing for President Barack Obama (D) and a potential government shutdown this spring.
Former Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) will be the next mayor of Chicago, winning 55 percent of the vote in Tuesdays election with 97 percent of precincts counted, according to the citys Board of Election Commissioners.
Former Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) is likely to be the next mayor of Chicago. But the question being answered in Tuesdays election will be whether the former White House chief of staff clears the threshold to avoid a runoff.
Rep. Jo Ann Emerson announced on Tuesday that she wont run against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) in 2012.
Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock will kick off his campaign against Sen. Dick Lugar Tuesday, setting up the longtime Republican lawmaker for a potentially competitive primary. Mourdock told Roll Call that he will reveal a list of supporters that includes more than 75 percent of GOP county chairmen in the state.
The Republican National Committee raised $5.7 million in January, and new Chairman Reince Priebus said Sunday that $3.5 million of the total came in after his election Jan. 14.
The Democratic National Committee had $9.1 million in cash on hand at the end of last month, according to its January campaign finance report filed Friday. While the DNC raised more money than it spent, the committee still increased its debt slightly from the year-end report that it filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Former Indiana state Rep. Jackie Walorski (R), who fell just short of defeating Rep. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) in November, said shell make a decision about whether to run again in the next couple of weeks.
The Republican Party of Minnesota will host a forum for GOP presidential candidates in Bloomington in early October, the party announced in a press release.
White House Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton and top White House aide Sean Sweeney are leaving to form their own political consulting firm.