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Kyle Trygstad

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Kyle Trygstad, a D.C. native, covers House and Senate campaigns for Roll Call. Kyle came to the newspaper in 2010 after nearly three years at Real Clear Politics, where he covered the 2008 presidential and Congressional campaigns, as well as Capitol Hill. He began his journalism career at National Journal, first as a writer for the Hotline and later as a researcher for the Almanac of American Politics. Kyle also covered the Virginia Legislature as a stringer for newspapers around the state while attending college in Richmond.

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Stories by Kyle Trygstad:

6 Reasons Senate Republicans Should Be Optimistic — and Concerned About Election Day

July 27, 2014

With 100 days to go until Election Day, Senate Republicans have plenty of reasons to be optimistic about winning the majority — but they also have grounds for concern.

Senator Gets Outside Help for Final Days of Hawaii Primary (Video)

July 25, 2014

The League of Conservation Voters is spending $380,000 on a TV ad campaign over the next two weeks to boost Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz in the Aug. 9 Democratic primary.

Alaska Republican Super PAC Launches Another Ad

July 25, 2014

A super PAC supporting Alaska Republican Dan Sullivan is launching a radio ad Friday taking aim at his two leading Senate race opponents.

Number of Potential Senators in the House Dwindles

July 23, 2014

Rep. Jack Kingston’s Tuesday defeat in a Senate primary runoff means no more than nine House members could join the ranks of the Senate in the 114th Congress — and that number could shrink again next month.

Senate Democrats Count on Bulging War Chests for Final Months

July 23, 2014

If Senate Democrats lose the majority, it won’t be for lack of cash-flush campaigns. Facing a daunting map, Democrats turned in solid — sometimes eye-popping — second-quarter fundraising totals for the midterms.

Georgia Runoff Results: David Perdue Wins GOP Nod for Senate (Video)

July 22, 2014

Businessman David Perdue’s outsider narrative and personal wealth propelled him to the Republican nomination Tuesday in the Georgia Senate race, defeating Rep. Jack Kingston.

Super PAC Targets Democrat in Georgia

July 21, 2014

With the Georgia Republican Senate runoff ending Tuesday, an outside group focused on eradicating wasteful government spending launched a TV ad against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn.

DSCC Raised More Than NRSC in June

July 18, 2014

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee announced raising $7.2 million in June — just about a million dollars more than its Republican counterpart.

Kingston Counts on Hill Connections in Senate Runoff

July 17, 2014

Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston’s Senate campaign is benefiting from the help of countless friends on Capitol Hill, eschewing the relentless efforts of David Perdue to paint him as a big-spending insider.

Terri Lynn Land Targeted in Super PAC Ad in Michigan

July 12, 2014

Senate Majority PAC launched a TV ad Saturday aimed at the Republican vying for Michigan’s open Senate seat.

Pryor Starts Reserving Fall Airtime in Pivotal Senate Race

July 11, 2014

Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor has been buying up fall airtime for a race critical to nearly every hypothetical Republican path to the Senate majority.

New Ads Invade Arkansas Airwaves

July 8, 2014

Three new campaign ads hit the Arkansas airwaves Tuesday, with less than four months to go in one of the most competitive Senate races in the country.

Democrats Work to Mitigate VA Scandal as Political Issue

July 1, 2014

Politicians have always touted their support for military veterans back home. The willingness to expend federal dollars to provide the best care possible is popular across the partisan spectrum and is rarely cause for controversy.

Club for Growth Stumbles With Mississippi Senate Loss (Video)

June 25, 2014

The Club for Growth, a perpetual thorn in the side of many Republican operatives, took a hit Tuesday in Mississippi, where Sen. Thad Cochran survived a primary challenge despite a significant investment from the anti-tax group.

Mississippi Runoff Results: Thad Cochran Wins

June 24, 2014

Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran overcame the odds Tuesday to win a contentious Republican runoff and is now favored to win a seventh term.

Travis Childers Awaits Cochran, McDaniel Primary Finale

June 23, 2014

As his two potential Republican opponents duked it out over the past three weeks, former Rep. Travis Childers has been traveling Mississippi and working the phones in preparation for an uphill Senate race.

Senate Majority Might Not Be Decided Until December

June 19, 2014

For all the money spent on the November elections, control of the Senate might not be decided until a Saturday three weeks before Christmas.

Reinforcements Infiltrate Mississippi Senate Race Runoff

June 17, 2014

The Senate Conservatives Fund launched a new TV ad in Mississippi on Tuesday, becoming the latest outside group to spend significant money on the state’s Republican Senate primary runoff.

Thad Cochran Rakes in Campaign Cash for Runoff

June 13, 2014

Supporters in D.C. and Mississippi have opened their wallets for Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., since he came up 1,400 votes behind his GOP primary challenger last week and was forced into a runoff.

Republican Senate Primary Challengers Jump on Eric Cantor Loss

June 10, 2014

The primary challengers to two Senate Republicans quickly jumped on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s primary loss in Virginia, using the stunning news in an effort to excite their base.

Cochran Challenger Airs First TV Ad of Runoff

June 10, 2014

Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel launched his first TV ad of the Republican Senate primary runoff on Tuesday.

Relieved Senate Republicans Look Forward to November

June 10, 2014

The Senate primaries of note are nearly done, and Republicans are close to their best-possible scenario of GOP nominees to make a run at the majority in 2014.

Candidate Interview: Dan Sullivan (R) AK-SEN

June 5, 2014

The former Alaska attorney general who is challenging Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, visited Roll Call on June 4.

Thad Cochran Allies Revamp Message for Runoff (Video)

June 5, 2014

Sen. Thad Cochran’s campaign and supporters have held separate strategy sessions in the state capital and on Capitol Hill to decipher a plan B for the longtime GOP senator, who heads to a runoff against his primary rival, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, in three weeks.

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