Less than a year after moving to New Hampshire, former Sen. Scott Brown is within striking distance of chopping down Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in next week’s midterm election, having cut her double-digit lead in the polls to almost zero.
Sen. Pat Roberts’ efforts to link his opponent to the president haven’t been enough to overcome anti-incumbent sentiment in Kansas, leaving him in a tight race with independent Greg Orman that could blunt the Republican Party’s election night momentum.
Two congressional candidates whose first language is English held a Spanish-language debate Thursday evening in a first for Colorado politics. Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and Democrat Andrew Romanoff squared off in a 30-minute live televised debate at Entravision studios in Denver, near the 6th Congressional District in the southern and eastern suburbs.
President Obama said Thursday that he has no personal issues with Republicans — in fact, he said they’re a lot like his own family members who simply “have bad ideas” and aren’t fit to be “in charge.”
Big labor is using its checkbook this election to express its frustrations with gridlock in Washington and President Obama’s inability to pass important labor legislation.
They’re optimistic, pessimistic, groveling — and sometimes they just downright try to shame you into donating.
Three of President Obama’s GOP partners on immigration warned him Thursday not to try to act on his own to grant legal status to illegal immigrants, saying the border is not yet secure enough from either illegal immigration or potential terrorist threats.
One of the contractors housing some of the surge of illegal immigrant children from this summer offers them a petting zoo with miniature ponies, a Tilapia fish-farm operation and guitar lessons, according to documents releasedThursday by a senator who questioned whether the plush accommodations were a good use of taxpayers’ money.
President Obama has been largely invisible on the campaign trail this fall, but his disappearing act also has extended to party fundraisers, frequently held in secret and away from the view of the press.
Recent audits showing that at least $2.6 million in federal AIDS relief funding to Africa was misspent raises concerns about how effectively nearly $1 billion in taxpayer funds intended to combat Ebola in the region will be used.
Audiences loyal to NBC’s “Meet the Press” know that it is not the austere, heavyweight program it was in the days of the late Tim Russert, or the 10 other moderators that preceded him.
The husband of a Delaware state senator was arrested after he was caught on video taking down political signs erected by Republicans, authorities said Thursday.