Virginia Democratic Senate candidate Tim Kaine raised $3 million in the past three months and finished the second quarter with more than $2.7 million on hand, while Republican rival George Allen raised more than $2 million but finished with $3.3 million in the bank
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President Obama took his middle-class tax-cut message on Tuesday to Iowa, a state where some of the same voters who helped hand him a landslide primary victory and inspired the nation to embrace his come-from-behind candidacy in 2008 are experiencing a case of buyer's remorse.
Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson is getting stiff competition in the state's Republican Senate primary, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Urged at a town hall meeting Tuesday to consider Rep. Allen West as his vice presidential pick, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney said he's open to different ideas as he weighs his running mate choice.
President Obama leads Republican challenger Mitt Romney by 8 percentage points, 50 percent to 42 percent, in the all-important swing state of Virginia, a poll released Tuesday shows.
House Speaker John A. Boehner on Tuesday said he and the rest of country will be "enthusiastic" about voting for Republican Mitt Romney for president, despite a comment he made last week that people "probably aren't going to fall in love" with the former Massachusetts governor.
Republicans are firing back at the Obama campaign over its attacks on presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's jobs record by arguing that the president is the one who has embraced shipping jobs overseas.
As Democrats ramp up attacks on presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney for his overseas financial investments and refusal to release more of his tax returns, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, Utah Republican and a surrogate for Mr. Romney, defended the former Massachusetts governor Tuesday and said he's done everything in compliance with the law.
Top White House adviser David Plouffe responded Tuesday morning to Mitt Romney's robust June fundraising haul, saying that a small collection of very wealthy donors are lining up "trying to purchase the White House" for the former Massachusetts governor.
Someone within the Republican Party has booked the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa for the duration of the party's national convention in the Florida city in late August, the Tampa Tribune reported Monday.
The federal government ran a $60 billion deficit in June and is already more than $900 billion in the red this fiscal year, but there is some bright news: basic government spending appears to be dropping, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday.
Massachusetts Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren hauled in more than $8.6 million between April and June, making major fundraising strides against her Republican opponent, Sen. Scott Brown, her campaign announced Monday.
Two weeks from now, Congress' official scorekeepers will release an updated price tag for President Obama's health care that could bring dramatic changes in cost estimates now that the Supreme Court has modified the law.
Rep. Jim Matheson, Utah's lone Democrat in Congress, holds a double-digit lead over highly touted GOP challenger Mia Love in his bid for a seventh House term, a new poll shows.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Monday his state won't expand Medicaid or set up an insurance exchange, joining a growing number of Republican governors who are rejecting two key parts of President Obama's health care law.