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  • Congressman battles doctor in 17th District

    In the 17th congressional district, which slices through historically Democratic areas that include parts of the Lehigh Valley, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright is facing a challenge from a conservative-leaning doctor operating on a shoestring...
  • Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress

    Key races may hinge on what voters distrust more: Obama or Congress
    Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes brought in a couple of aging rock stars last week to boost her bid to unseat Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell. One was Jon Bauman, better known as Bowzer from the '50s-nostalgia band Sha Na Na, who sprinkled in doo-wop as...
  • Red state Dems parrot Republicans at their peril

    Red state Dems parrot Republicans at their peril
    How's this for a profile in courage? The Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate in Georgia, Michelle Nunn, has boldly confessed that she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. What an amazing thing -- a Democrat admitting she voted for the...
  • Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time

    Steven F. Hayward: Why Ronald Reagan's 'A Time for Choosing' speech endures after all this time
    There are perhaps four speeches in American history that so electrified the public that they propelled their orators to the front rank of presidential politics overnight: Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union Address of 1860, William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of...
  • Democrats and Republicans haven't figured out how to talk to women

    If you were watching "Meet the Press" a few weeks ago, you might have seen a new face and I don't mean Chuck Todd. In the middle of the broadcast there was a paid political ad, likely designed to reach the political decision-makers who watch these shows....
  • Democrats run from Harry Reid

    Harry Reid's caucus is running from him on the campaign trail, but that doesn't mean a revolt is in the works yet. The majority leader has twisted the Senate into a pretzel all year to protect his vulnerable members, but the Nevada Democrat is now facing...
  • Bill Press: Democrats stupidly shunning Obama

     Bill Press: Democrats stupidly shunning Obama
    Maybe you had the same reaction. I've been around politics for 30 years, but I don't remember seeing anything as dumb as Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes' refusal to say whether or not she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. Asked that...
  • Republicans Chide Treasurer Over Fairview Investment

    Republicans Chide Treasurer Over Fairview Investment
    Republican Timothy Herbst says that state Treasurer Denise Nappier did not tell the truth when she said that she never overruled an advisory council on an investment decision. The official minutes of the state's Investment Advisory Council show that the...
  • Maryland's governor race sparks national interest

    Maryland's governor race sparks national interest
    Maryland's unexpectedly close race for governor is drawing an unexpected level of national attention. With Election Day just a week away, high-profile national political figures are again headed to Maryland to stump for the candidates. New Jersey Gov....
  • Factbox: Key U.S. governors races at stake in November

    (Reuters) - Governor's seats in 36 U.S. states are up for grabs on Nov. 4, and polls show more than a third of the contests remain competitive with just one week until the election. Republicans hold 29 governorships compared to the Democrats' 21....
  • Early votes are early warning for campaigns; 8 million already cast

    WASHINGTON A week before Election Day, more than 8 million people in some 30 states have already voted, a sort of early warning sign to the major parties of states where they're doing well and where they're already falling behind. Besides convenience...