The White House is criticizing Senate Democrats for their decision to distance themselves from Obama and not use the president more during the election.
President Obama wasted no time in turning up the heat on Republicans. During his post-election press conference, the president said that he was willing to work with Republicans, but he made it clear that it will be put up or shut up time for Boehner, McConnell and congressional Republicans.
New polls of Alaska and Iowa reveal that the Democratic candidates in each state are in a position to win two critical Senate races tomorrow.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus admitted that if Democrats keep the Senate it will be another failed election for the Republican Party.
A new Loras College Poll of Iowa’s Senate race reveals a very tight election with Democrat Bruce Braley leading Republican Joni Ernst 45%-44%.
Insiders are warning that if neither party wins control of the Senate on election night, Republican driven chaos and gridlock could grip the Senate and cause a government shutdown in December.
A new CNN/ORC Poll is the latest in a long line of polls to show Democrat Michelle Nunn leading David Perdue in the Georgia Senate race. More importantly, the CNN poll shows that Nunn would win a runoff between the two candidates.
While shooting down rumors that he might stop caucusing with Senate Democrats if Republicans take over the Senate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) also made a great argument for why no one who isn’t a millionaire or billionaire should vote Republican.
While the eyes of the nation are on Kentucky, there is an upset brewing in the Georgia Senate contest. A new poll released today, became the third in a row that shows Democrat Michelle Nunn leading David Perdue.
Two new polls of the Senate races in Kansas and North Carolina reveal that a Republican wave remains media wishful thinking, as Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan leads in North Carolina, and Independent Greg Orman is tied with Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas.
Republicans are getting a taste of their own medicine as a liberal group is running an ad in key Senate races blaming Republican budget cuts for Ebola deaths.
According to a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Annenberg survey, former president Bill Clinton is the only politician, Democratic or Republican that can swing voters towards a candidate in the midterm elections. The survey found, Former President Bill Clinton scored the best among eight prominent figures when registered voters were asked if a campaign endorsement would…
While the mainstream media is obsessed with the contest for control of the Senate, Democrats are poised to wipe out the Republican governor class of 2010. Rick Snyder, Sam Brownback, Rick Scott, Tom Corbett, Scott Walker and others are facing a growing Democratic wave.
Mitch McConnell has gone full blown chicken. He is so afraid of debating Alison Lundergan Grimes that he is refusing to acknowledge offers to debate the Democrat.
Republicans are getting worried about their 2014 chances because Democrats have taken their fundraising advantage and spent it on registering hundreds of thousands of new voters including 60,000 new voters in 48 competitive House districts.
Even when they don’t show up for work, House Republicans are consumed by chaos and dysfunction. It is being reported that several groups of conservative House Republicans are plotting to overthrow Speaker John Boehner.
A new batch of polls from Fox News show that the momentum is definitely moving towards Democrats keeping the Senate, as Republican incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts in Kansas is in danger of losing his seat.
After appearing to agree to a debate with his Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in late October, Sen. Mitch McConnell abruptly flip-flopped and refused to debate the fiery Democrat.
Momentum is shifting as the nation moves closer to Election Day. Two new models give Democrats a better than fifty percent chance of keeping control of the US Senate.
Senate Democrats set another fundraising record in August. They are crushing their Republican opponents in fundraising, and find themselves in a much stronger position to keep control of the Senate than the experts predicted.
Republicans are already acting like they have won the Senate, by planning and announcing the agenda for when they are in charge.
Two new polls reveal that Democrats are in a position to beat both Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, and Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan.
Republicans are fighting to keep the Democratic candidate in the US Senate race in Kansas back on the ballot as the state’s Republican Secretary of State said that Democrat Chad Taylor’s name must stay on the ballot.
The shocking news that the Democratic Senate candidate in Kansas has dropped out to make way for an Independent candidate who has promised to caucus with Democrats means that the control of the Senate may hinge on the winner in Kansas.
Republicans continue to stumble and bumble in their quest to retake the Senate as a Republican poll has found that Democrat Michelle Nunn leads the US Senate race in Georgia 45%-43%.
Republicans have moved beyond nervousness and into flat out worry as the nation heads into the homestretch of the 2014 election. At the House level, Republicans are being outspent and their candidates are underperforming compared to 2010.
Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) barely teetering reelection campaign has suffered another gut punch as campaign manager Jesse Benton resigned amid allegations of his involvement in a bribery scandal.
Another government shutdown is brewing as House Republicans are ready to go back on a previous agreement to fund the government. If House Republicans continue to self-destruct, the result could erase the Republican House majority.
Thanks to John Boehner’s lawsuit and Sarah Palin beating of the impeachment drums, Democrats had their July in history and are crushing Republicans in 2014 fundraising.
Sen. Mitch McConnell admitted that if he loses his reelection campaign, Republicans have zero chance of taking back the Senate.
Democrats weren’t able to recall him, but they may be able to beat Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in November. The latest Marquette Law School poll finds that Democrat Mary Burke and Walker remain locked in a statistical dead heat.
Instead of firing up Republicans, Speaker of the House John Boehner’s lawsuit against President Obama has raised more than $1 million for House Democrats.
Republicans have got double trouble as Democrats will be deploying both Bill and Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in 2014.
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.
Things have gotten so bad for Republicans on Obamacare that Eric Cantor appears to have abandoned his ACA alternative while Republicans are begging him for a bill because Democrats are pummeling them.
A new survey from Gallup found that Democrats are slightly underwater with their party approval rating, but the Republican Party is on pace for the lowest election year approval rating ever.
The Koch brothers are going to try to buy Congress this year by outspending both the Republican and the Democratic parties combined.
Republican Greg Abbott’s campaign has been criticizing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis for taking money from liberals outside of Texas, so imagine the surprise when Abbott went on Hugh Hewett’s national right wing talk radio show and begged for dollars.
The FBI investigating a lobbying firm that is close to Republican Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback for running a pay to play scheme involving access to the governor.
Mitch McConnell’s suicide mission of a reelection campaign continues to get worse. At an appearance back home in Kentucky, Sen. McConnell said that it is not his job to bring jobs to the state.
Republicans are freaking out after new polls showed Democrats leading or tied in four key Southern Senate races.
The latest New York Times projection show Republican odds of capturing the Senate are declining, and that the Democrats may keep control of the US Senate.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) hates Sen. Mitch McConnnell so much that when a constituent asked him why he supports McConnell’s reelection campaign, Paul refused to answer and told the questioner to talk to him privately.
House Republicans have taken doing nothing to a whole new level by announcing that they won’t be passing any notable legislation this year.
By forcing Senate Republicans like Mitch McConnell to vote in favor of advancing the debt limit bill, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) helped Democrats, while sabotaging McConnell’s reelection campaign.
With months to go until the 2014 election, Republicans are already attacking each other as a conservative group is running ads against John Boehner, Mitch McConnell and Republican congressional leaders for not repealing Obamacare.
In an embarrassing display of laziness, Mitch McConnell’s first campaign ad of 2014 is actually a lie filled recycled ad from 2008 that is an insult to Kentucky voters.
Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans have hatched a plan for revenge on Harry Reid that is toxic that it could cost the Kentucky senator his seat in November.
The Cook Political Report has moved 12 more Republican held seats into toss up category, which makes 18 Republican seats up for grabs. This gives Democrats a chance to retake the House.
House Republicans should be getting worried about 2014. Despite being the minority party, House Democrats had their best fundraising month ever in January.