If midterm election years have a reputation for being tepid and boring, a typically alienating cycle where the opposition party stokes its base with a referendum on the sitting President, 2014 is bucking the script.
In a ruling on attorney’s fees related to a redistricting case, a Federal Court Judge dealt Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott two doses of humiliation.
A new poll released Thursday by Suffolk University and the Boston Herald shows that Republican Scott Brown trails Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) by 10 points in his bid to defeat the incumbent.
In a story posted by Daniel Strauss of Talking Points Memo on Tuesday, Thom Tillis, North Carolina’s State House Speaker and Republican nominee for US Senate, did an interview in 2012 where he suggested that Hispanics and blacks are not ‘traditional’ Americans.
In an op-ed piece for Politico published Sunday, former Democratic Governor of Vermont Howard Dean stated that the recent primary loss by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) offers five lessons for Democrats in upcoming elections.
Every time I hear a pundit or a pollster discuss the certainty that Republicans will hold the House or the high probability they will gain control of the Senate I suspect I am having an out-of-body experience.
After a couple of days of recovering from a 15-hour stint as head of a polling place and processing the latest primary results, here’s what I make of the outcomes.
Mitch McConnell is ‘all-in’ for Republican Senator Thad Cochran, who joked that he used to do indecent things to animals as a kid.
Democratic candidate for Congress Michael Eggman is using Eric Cantor to taint his Republican opponent.
After his seismic loss, Eric Cantor’s pollster is blaming Democrats, the liberal media, and the ‘Cooter factor’. No kidding.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost in the Republican primary Tuesday night to Tea Party upstart David Brat. Republicans may think this means they need to oppose immigration reform.
Hypocrisy alert: Pallin’ around with Harry Reid is reason enough to not deserve a seat in the U.S. Senate, according to Mitch McConnell. Except when it’s Rand Paul pallin’ around with Harry Reid. Then it’s okay.
Here is a roundup of Texas press reaction to the GOP party platform — they seem more than a little dismayed by the growing extremism.
Republican lawmakers’ plan to show how well they understand women instead proves how little they understand.
On Friday, National Security Adviser Susan Rice hit back at her Republican critics who have tried to make it appear that she said something misleading on Sunday.
Mitch McConnell is not worried. He’s confident that the rest of the Tea Party will fall in line after he set out to destroy them, and accomplished his goal.
An unrelenting Alison Lundergan Grimes released her first general campaign ad Wednesday morning, in which she destroyed McConnell’s strategy against her.