| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:16 PM
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga.— In an Atlanta hotel ballroom, Republican candidates vying for one of this year's most competitive Senate seats sparred recently over who could best impress a mostly white, conservative-leaning audience.
Among the contenders:...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:11 PM
WASHINGTON – Following their loss in Tuesday’s special congressional election in Florida, Democratic strategists increasingly are willing to say publicly that the party faces a problem in this year’s midterm election – but it&...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 8:52 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama's healthcare law....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding onto a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campaign that focused heavily on President Obama’s healthcare...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 8:45 PM
California Democrats broke with Gov. Jerry Brown by calling for the legalization of marijuana and a ban on "fracking" in the state party's official platform Sunday.
The Democrats' support for decriminalizing and taxing recreational cannabis and...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:40 PM
California Democrats gathered Saturday to celebrate their dominance in state politics, buoyant about their prospects in this year's elections.
But the party's annual convention showed potential minefields for a group that appears to be at the peak of...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 9:42 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — The two major political parties look at off-cycle congressional elections the way great powers eye wars in small lands — as a chance to test weapons and tactics they'll soon deploy elsewhere.
That's why many of the ads...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, has apologized to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for adjourning a hearing while the panel's top Democrat was speaking.
Apology accepted, Cummings said after...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON – The House Republican majority shot down a Democratic effort Thursday to condemn Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House oversight committee, for the "disrespectful manner" in which he adjourned a hearing as the panel’s top...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:09 AM
If current demographic trends hold true, the Democratic Party has a healthy future, but, in the near term -- meaning the 2014 congressional campaign -- Republicans still have the key to success: voters who actually show up on Election Day.
A week ago,...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:00 AM
NASHUA, N.H. — For better or worse, they are the class of Obama.
Eight Democratic senators swept into office partly on Barack Obama's 2008 coattails are facing their first reelection bid without the benefit of having the president on the ballot...