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  • Republicans descend on Kansas to revive floundering Senate campaign

    WASHINGTON/TOPEKA (Reuters) - The Republican Party is making an 11th-hour push to hold a historically conservative U.S. Senate seat in Kansas, where some polls show independent Greg Orman pulling ahead of incumbent Pat Roberts just weeks before the Nov. 4...
  • 6 races both parties view completely differently�

    While Democratic and Republican operatives have their own analysis on each race, they often agree on how close a race is and which candidate has the edge. Sometimes, however, they have wildly different views on where races stand. In California's 52nd...
  • Can nudity help a candidate win a House election?

    Can nudity help a candidate win a House election?
    In my column on Wednesday, I recommended a half-dozen political commercials from this year’s Senate campaigns -- the good, the bad, and the silly. But there wasn’t enough room in the print version to list all of this year’s noteworthy...
  • Maine governor, Democratic challenger face off amid tight race

    PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Maine Governor Paul LePage, a Tea Party-backed Republican who is locked in a tight re-election battle, scrapped with his Democratic challenger on Wednesday in a debate that focused on economic issues, while an independent...
  • Hagan, Tillis make appeals to women in North Carolina Senate contest

    WASHINGTON The political gender gap is alive and well this year in the North Carolina Senate race. Polls show that Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has one of the biggest margins of support among women in any of the close contests that will determine which...
  • Ka-ching! That's the sound of Obama helping out his party

    GREENWICH, Conn. Forget the big campaign rallies, glitzy photo ops and lofty stump speeches. President Barack Obama's strategy for winning the midterm elections next month is simple: Raise money, lots of it. The unpopular president has largely ditched...
  • GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick

    GOP newcomer takes on well-known face in Frederick
    Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture. But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says. "He's always...
  • The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest [Commentary]

    The economy under Obama is not as rosy as numbers suggest [Commentary]
    Despite another seemingly good jobs report, President Barack Obama's approval rating is lower than a snake's belly, and Republicans could retake the Senate in November. Missteps in the Ukraine, Iraq and elsewhere weigh on voters' minds, but the...
  • 6 gubernatorial races with potential congressional consequences

    The lines separating gubernatorial and congressional candidates on the ballot could blur in several states this cycle, as the top of the ticket proves to be a driving force downballot in a half-dozen states. Typically, competitive gubernatorial races...
  • Invitation to a disaster: How does the GOP do it?

    An ingenious political party, modern-day Republicans. No matter how favored by the odds, the political circumstances, the shape of congressional districts, how many seats may be up for grabs in the Senate, the glaring failures of the opposition, or just...
  • Rauner radio ad hits Quinn on DCFS deaths

    Rauner radio ad hits Quinn on DCFS deaths
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner is broadening his attacks on Gov. Pat Quinn to accuse the Democrat of “abuse, neglect (and) tragic mismanagement” in the deaths of children whose families had previous contact with the Illinois...