They’re optimistic, pessimistic, groveling — and sometimes they just downright try to shame you into donating.
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.”
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.
On Monday, President Obama held an off-the-books meeting with top administration officials to walk through the federal government’s response to Hurricane Sandy, which devastated parts of the East Coast in 2012.
China’s communist government has postponed an effort to court Republican dignitaries by hosting an all-expenses-paid tour of Beijing, The Washington Times has learned.
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.
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.
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.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel admitted outright Thursday that Syrian President Bashar Assad, whom the Obama administration has for years called for the removal of, is now benefiting from the administration’s strategy of bombing Islamic State targets inside Syria.
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.
Votes haven’t even begun to be counted yet and already the media is denouncing this election as meaningless.