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Joshua Miller covers House and Senate campaigns and elections for Roll Call, focusing on races in the southeastern states, New York and Massachusetts. He came to the newspaper after two years at ABC News, where he was a producer at the Sunday public-affairs program "This Week." He began his career in Washington, D.C., as an intern at the Atlantic. A native New Englander, Joshua grew up in Massachusetts and received his B.A. from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine.
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John Barrow is a relic.
Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Ga., said Monday he will not be a candidate in the Peach State’s Senate race next year.
South Carolina Republican state Sen. Lee Bright is “leaning toward” taking on Sen. Lindsey Graham in a primary.
Time is short for Massachusetts Republicans, and the list of potential GOP candidates to run in the upcoming Senate special election is increasingly small.
Updated 1:40 p.m. | Former Sen. Scott P. Brown, the Massachusetts Republican unseated by Democrat Elizabeth Warren in 2012, announced Friday he will not run in the Senate special election to fill the seat held by Sen. John Kerry.
Former state Sen. Richard Tisei and state Rep. Dan Winslow, both Republicans, floated the possibility that they might run for Senate in Massachusetts on the heels of former Sen. Scott P. Brown’s announcement that he will not run in the special election to succeed Secretary of State John Kerry.
As expected, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch on Thursday launched a bid for Senate, releasing a YouTube video and barnstorming around the state. The official announcement is scheduled for Thursday afternoon at a hall at Ironworkers Local 7 in South Boston, Lynch’s home turf.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the National Republican Congressional Committee released their final tallies of fundraising for the 2012 cycle, which saw the Democrats pick up seats but Republicans maintain the majority.
GOP Rep. Paul Broun is informing donors that he will enter Georgia’s open-seat Senate race, with an official announcement expected shortly.
Stevie from Southie or Eddie from Malden?
UPDATED 11:45 a.m. | Massachusetts Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick announced Wednesday that his former chief of staff, William “Mo” Cowan, will serve as the state’s interim senator until a new senator is chosen in a June 25 special election.
Liesl Hickey has been through the fire. And here is what she learned: Take nothing for granted, make a plan, stay on offense and win early.
Political ambition has never been in short supply in Miami. So it’s no surprise that there’s already talk in GOP circles of who might be eyeing the seat held by freshman Democratic Rep. Joe Garcia.
In 2010, Republican Ann Marie Buerkle unseated then-freshman Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei. In 2012, Maffei unseated then-freshmen Rep. Buerkle. And on Sunday, Buerkle floated the possibility of a comeback bid, telling a meeting of the Conservative Party that another run for Congress is “on the table,” according to the Empire State political blog Capital Tonight.
Georgia GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ decision to retire at the end of the 113th Congress has already set off furious speculation about how many congressmen will throw their hats into the ring to replace him in the Senate.
Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Stephen F. Lynch will announce his decision on a Senate run next week, but has been setting the groundwork for a bid — from fundraising to political maneuvering — should he decide to get in.
Conservative Democratic Blue Dog Rep. John Barrow said Friday he has “no plans” as yet to run for the newly open Senate seat in Georgia in 2014.
Updated 12:05 p.m. | Georgia Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss, 69, announced Friday that he will not seek a third term in 2014.
Republican Elizabeth Moffly, one of a number of candidates running for the open seat in South Carolina’s 1st District, loaned her campaign $200,000 Wednesday, a source close to the campaign told CQ Roll Call.
The 2014 playing field of competitive House races could be the smallest in a decade.
Former Democratic Rep. Michael E. McMahon is considering a comeback bid in New York’s Staten Island-based 11th District.
Teddy Turner, a Republican running for South Carolina’s open 1st District, began airing ads on television and radio over the weekend, getting an early start in introducing himself to the primary electorate.
Two Democrats are tossing their hats into the special election race in South Carolina’s 1st District — including the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert. While the chances that a Democrat could flip the heavily-Republican coastal seat are slim, each candidate has the ability to make the race interesting.
“Wow,” influential conservative blogger Erick Erickson tweeted earlier this week. “Was able to get a hotel room in DC for this coming weekend really easily. Surprised.”