Richard Trumka, the head of the AFL-CIO, said gridlock in Washington, D.C., has led to group to expand its focus to state-level and down-ballot races this year, while still predicting a strong election day turnout operation for Democrats.
President Obama said that while it’s difficult for some Democratic candidates running in states he didn’t carry to invite him to their states, they are nevertheless loyal allies and backers of his agenda in Congress.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, has railed against money in politics, even trying to amend the Constitution. But he’s being really quiet now that one of his environmentalist buddies is on top of the spending charts.
The Republican National Committee raised $13.5 million in September — its best September haul ever in a midterm election year.
GOP Rep. Tom Cotton has stretched his lead over Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor to 8 points, according to a new poll from Talk Business & Politics and Hendrix College.
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen leads by 3 points in a new Suffolk University/Boston Herald poll in her re-election bid against Republican Scott Brown after leading by 10 in the same poll in June.
President Obama on Monday joked about having “unpaid bills” still sitting around his Chicago home, but the admission was left out of an official White House transcript of the event.
If there’s one thing that Eric Holder regrets during his time as attorney general for the United States, it’s his failure to press through a Second Amendment crackdown on the heels of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that left 20 children and six adults dead, he said.
President Obama — who just came off a poll that showed his favor with America had dropped to an all-time low — nonetheless told a high-dollar fundraising crowd that he’s doing “pretty good” and that all’s well on the White House front.
A few weeks ago Sen. Ted Cruz dropped a surprise in the middle of a casual policy discussion with a prominent conservative activist. He was on a stealth recruiting visit.
With crucial elections two weeks away and an Ebola crisis to manage, President Obama worked from home Monday — his home in Chicago — while much of his party continues to shun him.
A conservative split in Louisiana’s Senate race has produced a three-way contest that could send it into an election runoff, raising questions about whether the tea party insurgency will cost Republicans a winnable seat.