| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:09 AM
UPDATE 5 PM: Adds detail on another Republican candidate.
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, got a new Republican challenger today -- Jorge Bonilla, a military veteran and contributor to The Shark Tank, a conservative blog.
| Jun 3, 2013
| 11:58 AM
Say it ain't so. There has never been a sadder day in American politics.
Political reporters are still in shock over Michele Bachmann's sudden announcement that she will not seek re-election to Congress. How dare she just up and walk away? What are we...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:41 PM
Former Republican Senate candidate Joe Miller has thrown his hat into the ring against Democratic incumbent Senator Mark Begich.
Miller filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission earlier this month.
In his statement of candidacy, Miller listed...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:03 AM
WASHINGTON — Bob Dole must be some kind of prophet.
Not 72 hours after Fox News aired the former Republican leader's suggestion that the GOP put out a "closed for repairs" sign, Michele Bachmann announced that she's going out of business. Just...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:37 AM
If U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is widely known to be eyeing a run for statewide office, does wait and take on incumbent GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016, both politicians' recent campaign finance filings foreshadow a high-priced race between two...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Congressional investigators have recommended a full House Ethics Committee probe of Rep. Aaron Schock for allegedly soliciting contributions of more than $5,000 for a political action committee to help an Illinois colleague engaged in a bitter primary...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:01 PM
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super political action committee has ramped up its attacks on 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Debbie Halvorson’s gun control views by spending hundreds of thousands of dollars more on a new TV...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:50 AM
Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers.
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision that lifted the ban on direct corporate and union political spending, giving rise to the so-called “super PACs.&...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Jesse Jackson Jr.'s final act as a public official was to send a Thanksgiving eve resignation letter to the speaker of the House in which he declared that "for 17 years I have given 100 percent of my time, energy and life to public service."
| Jan 30, 2013
| 10:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Don Young ended 2012 with more than $500,000 on hand.
The Alaska Republican indicated he would run again in 2014 before even winning re-election last year. He handily defeated former state Rep. Sharon Cissna in November. He has served as...