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  • Roll Call's 10 most vulnerable senators

    WASHINGTON Montana's appointed Sen. John Walsh was by far the most endangered incumbent in the chamber in early August, but his decision to not seek a full term has opened the top slot to a couple other worthy contenders. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is...
  • Republicans appear in position to take Senate control

    WASHINGTON Voters hate Washington, and they'll get their chance to shake things up in November's midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give...
  • Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State: Senate aide

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama could ask the U.S. Congress in coming weeks to approve new funds for airstrikes against Islamic State targets, according to a congressional aide, following the militants' beheading of an American journalist...
  • More strikes hit Iraq as Obama plans speech on battling Islamic State

    President Obama plans to address the nation Wednesday to outline a broader offensive against Sunni Muslim militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a number of key congressional leaders who have come to view the extremist group Islamic State as...
  • Senate plans to debate campaign finance amendment

    WASHINGTON Senators return Monday from their summer recess and plan to take up a constitutional amendment to limit big money in campaigns. It's expected to ultimately fail, and a big reason is Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and other...
  • Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay

    Insisting that factors beyond his control had created an untenable political situation, President Obama said Saturday that he would postpone his promised executive action to make drastic changes to the immigration system — a delay that leaves tens...
  • Mitch McConnell campaign manager resigns in fallout from Iowa case

    Mitch McConnell campaign manager resigns in fallout from Iowa case
    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, locked in a fierce reelection fight in Kentucky, lost the services Friday of his tea party-allied campaign manager, who abruptly quit over a scandal involving the 2012 Iowa presidential caucuses. Jesse Benton, a...
  • Campaign manager for Kentucky's McConnell resigns, denies wrongdoing

    (Reuters) - The campaign manager for U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican locked in a tough re-election battle, resigned late Friday in fallout from a scandal stemming from his time with the 2012 Ron Paul presidential...
  • Would immigration action help or hurt Obama's party this fall?

    One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election. At the moment, the conventional wisdom is of...
  • Hogan bus draws stares, raises eyebrows

    Hogan bus draws stares, raises eyebrows
    When Republican Larry Hogan has someplace special to be in his bid for governor, he arrives in a giant, rock star-style bus emblazoned with his campaign logo. The monstrous Change Maryland Express functions partly as a rolling billboard, a backdrop...
  • O'Malley pitches 'O'Team' for midterm fundraising

    O'Malley pitches 'O'Team' for midterm fundraising
    Gov. Martin O'Malley is soliciting campaign cash for five Democrats in competitive midterm races this year, a group his federal political action committee is branding the "O'Team." O'Malley, who has been crisscrossing the country as he considers a run...