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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.
Sens. Dick Lugar (Ind.) and Orrin Hatch (Utah) are tea party targets in 2012, but the two Republicans couldnt be more different when it comes to approaching the movement.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) might be vulnerable to a challenge from the right in 2012, but who would make a stand strong enough to defeat him is unclear, according to a new poll from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling.
White House Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton and top White House aide Sean Sweeney are leaving to form their own political consulting firm.
President Barack Obama said Tuesday morning that his former chief of staff, Rahm Emanuel, doesnt need any White House help in his bid for mayor of Chicago.
In an ongoing effort to encourage presidential candidates to participate in the Iowa caucus, the state GOP has scheduled another debate for Republican presidential candidates.
Nebraska Sen. Deb Fischer (R) told Roll Call on Monday that shes interested in a race against Sen. Ben Nelson (D).
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour will speak at the Iowa GOPs Chairmans Dinner on March 15 in the Quad Cities.
Although two former Members of Congress are on the ballot, the race for mayor of Chicago hasnt drawn much involvement from Washington lawmakers.
New Chairman Eric Holcomb is filling out his staff at the Indiana Republican Party. In addition to promoting former Gov. Mitch Daniels aide and Deputy Executive Director Justin Garrett to executive director, Holcomb has hired Sarah Potasnik as finance director and Pete Seat as communications director.
Another Republican is taking steps toward running for Republican Rep. Mike Pences seat in eastern Indiana. Henry County Council President Nate LaMar sent a letter to GOP county chairs and vice chairs announcing his intentions to run.
A former Senate candidate is sending a letter Wednesday afternoon to county GOP chairmen in Indiana Rep. Mike Pences district to address rumors that he's preparing to run for the 6th district seat.
At this point in the 2010 election cycle, longtime Wisconsin Sen. Russ Feingold (D) seemed like a lock for re-election, but today a Republican political novice holds his seat. In neighboring Michigan, Republicans are hoping for a similar victory over two-term Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D) in 2012.
Chairwoman Patty Murray (Wash.) and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced three senior staff hires Tuesday morning.
State Sen. Mike Delph has said hes not ready to decide whether hell oppose Sen. Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) in the 2012 primary, but someone else is hoping to influence his decision.
The Federal Election Commission has asked Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) for more information about her fall campaign finance report, the results of which could lead to legal or financial penalties.
Indiana tea party activists say they dont want to repeat their 2010 mistakes, and theyre plotting ways to make sure they pick the most conservative candidate to attempt to unseat Sen. Dick Lugar.
The Illinois Republican Party will hold a nonbinding presidential straw poll Nov. 5, three months before Republicans in Iowa and New Hampshire hold their first-in-the-nation caucus and primary.
Missouri state Rep. Jerry Nolte (R) said he will not challenge Republican Rep. Sam Graves in 2012.
Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning (R) is the strong frontrunner in a Senate primary against three potential rivals, a recent survey from the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling found. The same poll discovered Bruning and another Republican, Treasurer Don Stenberg, led Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson in the general election.
Rep. Sam Graves will not run against Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) in 2012, the Missouri Republican announced Thursday, saying it was an agonizing decision.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington has asked the IRS to investigate a nonprofit it says has been engaging in more political activity than is allowed.
Longtime RNC Committeeman Alec Poitevint from Georgia will lead the RNCs Committee on Arrangements, which oversees the convention.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee sent a memo to House Democrats chiefs of staff detailing the new staff contacts in its political, finance, member services, direct marketing and online services, and research departments.
As Rep. Mike Pence moves away from running for re-election in the House and toward a gubernatorial bid, Hoosier State Republicans are lining up not only for his 6th district seat, but they also are looking at surrounding districts and the Senate race.
The Democratic-leaning firm Public Policy Polling released a survey Tuesday showing Sen. Ben Nelson trailing two Republicans, state Attorney General Jon Bruning and Treasurer Don Stenberg, in another sign that the Nebraska Democrats 2012 re-election campaign is in trouble.