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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.
Eric Holcomb, a longtime aide to Gov. Mitch Daniels, was unanimously elected chairman of the Indiana Republican Party on Monday.
The Illinois Republican Party hopes to host an all-star lineup of potential GOP presidential contenders at a dinner celebrating President Ronald Reagans 100th birthday next month.
Recognizing that Republican primary battles in 2010 ended with some critical general election losses, the candidates who want to lead the national party through the next cycle said Monday they would again stay out of primaries and stressed the GOP must remain a big tent party.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) sparred Sunday with Rep.-elect Mike Kelly (Pa.), telling the incoming freshman Republican that his critique of Congress actions is going to get old really fast since Kelly is now part of the institution.
Candidate had sharply criticized Michael Steele, but he won't stay in the race to lead the Republican National Committee.
Rep. Steve Israel, the new chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said Sunday morning that he is optimistic about House Democrats chances at gaining seats in 2012.
Incoming Energy and Commerce Chairman Fred Upton said he will pursue repeal of health care reform and expects the process to begin with a repeal vote in the House early this year.
Tim Kaine, the former governor of Virginia, expects to stay on as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, he said on CNNs State of the Union on Sunday morning, according to the Associated Press.
Incoming Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa said Sunday that during the 112th Congress he will use his position to try to identify about $200 billion in wasteful spending.
The new Congressional map being created following the latest census could give some defeated Democrats their best chance at a comeback in 2012.
Dont expect the Republican National Committees two black members to support Chairman Michael Steele in his re-election bid in January.
Senate Budget Chairman Kent Conrad may be in for a wild ride next year. Though the North Dakota Democrat hasnt announced whether hell run for re-election, at least half a dozen Republicans have been mentioned as Conrad opponents and it seems someone is already polling voters about potential candidates.
Fox is teaming up with the state party, and its likely Florida will do a straw poll for 2012ers.
Every candidate for chairman of the Republican National Committee in an increasingly crowded field is arguing he or she can raise large amounts of money. But its Maria Cino who has given her own money to a number of Congressional candidates over the past two election cycles, more than any of her rivals for the RNC spot.
The Republican primary debate will be hosted by the Tea Party Express and CNN.
Incoming Budget chairman and GOP Young Gun is favorite of his state's GOP to run for Senate.
The Republican Party of Iowa announced Thursday that its presidential straw poll will be held Aug. 13, 2011, in Ames. The announcement came on the heels of news that Florida Republicans are hoping to schedule their own early nonbinding straw poll.
Democratic consultant Doug Hattaway told Roll Call he is moving his firm, Hattaway Communications, to Washington, D.C. The firm is moving from Boston into its new office Monday.
Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele has turned the race to lead the party upside down with a defiant announcement that hell seek a second term.
Sen. Herb Kohl would easily win re-election in 2012, a new survey from Public Policy Polling found.
Rep. Michele Bachmann would fare best in a Republican primary for the Minnesota Senate seat, a new poll finds.
Every 10 years, the Census Bureau takes a count of Americans, and like clockwork, good-government groups and politicians across the country try to reshape the redistricting process in their states before the bureau announces how their delegations may shrink or grow.
The nine Democratic members of the class of 2010 should take heart: The 10 Republicans who took office in January 2007 are doing just fine. Though they spent their first two terms in the minority, theyre well-positioned to be influential now that Republicans are in charge.
Rep.-elect Bobby Schilling has yet to take office, and already a second Democrat is thinking about opposing him in 2012. Outgoing state Rep. Mike Boland said he likes Schillings pizza but will wait until next fall to decide whether to run against the Illinois Republican.
A new poll suggests the former Republican governor could win his partys nomination.