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Steve Peoples joined Roll Call's Politics team in July 2010 after having spent the previous seven years covering state and regional politics (and some occasional mob activity) at the Providence (R.I.) Journal. He edited his college newspaper while earning a bachelors degree in media studies from the University of Southern Maine. He later earned a masters degree in public affairs from Brown Universitys Taubman Center for Public Policy. A New Hampshire native and avid New England sports fan, Steve refuses to believe the Patriots era of dominance is coming to an end.
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He may have already shattered presidential fundraising records, but a question lingers over President Barack Obamas budding 2012 re-election bid: Is there such a thing as too much money?
Look no further than Drew Carey for evidence that Democratic Sen. Sherrod Browns political future is brightening.
Ian Murphy may seek the Green Party candidacy in New York's 26th.
In another sign he is moving toward a run at the presidency, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has hired one of New Hampshires last uncommitted top operatives.
Jane Corwin, the GOP nominee in western New Yorks looming special election, will begin running television advertising Wednesday.
The seat held by Sen. Scott Brown (R) is supposed to be among Democrats best pickup opportunities in 2012. Democrats should be troubled, therefore, by new polling released by the Western New England College Polling Institute.
Republican nominee Jane Corwin appears to be avoiding many of the pitfalls that produced the GOPs last New York special election disaster, but Jack Davis could still make things interesting.
It doesnt matter whether any voters live in Kootenai or Lolo western Montanas national forests are home to a fierce and breathing debate likely to play prominently in the states 2012 Senate contest.
2012 hopeful opens his wallet.
It took a full month, but the finish line has been set in the race to replace former Rep. Chris Lee (R) in New Yorks 26th district.
Vulnerable Senators votes on proposals for spending cuts Wednesday were being closely watched by both parties campaign committees, a host of powerful interest groups and potential challengers.
2012 hopeful to meet with New Hampshire Representative who wrote birther measure.
Jack Davis did not win the Republican or Conservative Party lines for the unscheduled special election to replace Rep. Chris Lee (R-N.Y.). But the wealthy businessman is continuing to court tea party activists in the 26th district to help boost a third-party run.
New PPP poll isnt great for Missouri Democrat.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has to fight off an elephant if he expects to capture the GOP presidential nomination in 2012, former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele said Monday on ABCs Top Line.
Emily Cain wont rule anything out, but the Democrat certainly isnt close to announcing a bid to challenge Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) in 2012.
They are men moving in different directions. Literally.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour are among the top-tier Republican presidential prospects, but the past two weeks offered a sharp contrast in their levels of readiness, messaging and even physical health.
Democrats are stirring in their quest to unseat Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) in 2012.
There is little sign at this point among Democratic leaders in New York or Washington, D.C. that Democrats will make the necessary investments in the 26th district special election to compete against Republican nominee Jane Corwin.
Former Rep. Melissa Hart (R-Pa.) may be running for office again. But if she wins, dont expect to see her on Capitol Hill.
Seven House Republicans stood alone in the fight to protect federal funding for Planned Parenthood. And now each of them faces attacks from the left and right, forced to walk a political tightrope because the new House GOP majority has, intentionally or not, diluted a message of fiscal responsibility with a debate over social issues.
Ready or not, at least one interest group well-funded anti-abortion-rights group Susan B. Anthony List hopes to inject another wedge issue into the 2012 presidential race.
The powerhouse conservative groups recently founded by Karl Rove and Ed Gillespie announced plans this morning to raise $120 million to help shape the presidential and Congressional elections in 2012.
Mike Haridopolos hasnt been a Senate candidate for long. But the Florida Senate president, who hopes to challenge Sen. Bill Nelson (D) in 2012, has already become a favorite target of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.
Just four months after Rep. Jason Altmire (D) narrowly beat back a Republican challenge, a primary battle could be brewing in Pennsylvanias 4th district.