President Obama’s spokesman blamed a “malfunction” of a recording device Tuesday for a gap in a transcript of the president’s remarks at a fundraiser that omitted his comment about failing to pay some bills.
Ground rules weren’t a problem this time, but Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist fanned the political flames late Tuesday over immigration, the minimum wage and — in odd spurts — which of them had been poorer as a child.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback tried to paint his Democratic challenger as a state-level soldier for President Obama’s agenda while using a debate Tuesday as an attempt to nationalize the election and defend his tax cuts.
Tom Steyer, billionaire hedge-funder and former Obama bundler, has now become the biggest super PAC contributor of 2014, with a recent donation of $15 million to his own super PAC, NextGen Climate Action Committee.
This year’s Wastebook does not show the $5,210 that the State Department tried to spend on a blowup, human-size foosball field for an embassy in Belize. But the fact that the project isn’t in Sen. Tom Coburn’s annual report on ridiculous spending choices is probably one of the biggest victories of the report, because it means the State Department canceled the project after the senator’s staffers asked about it.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court has suspended one of its justices, Democrat Seamus McCaffery, over the revelation that he received and sent pornographic emails to friends.
Democrats have been busy pushing their “Fair Shot” agenda ahead of the November midterms, and there’s one Republican that’s tired of hearing about it: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
It’s harvest time in Colorado, and not just for pumpkins. Concerns are running high over door-to-door campaign workers asking voters for their mail-in ballots in what is known as “ballot harvesting.”
Rick Perry could have sauntered onto the scene in his cowboy boots and slapped down the so-called Centers for Disease Control as incoherent, incompetent and failing to take the threat seriously enough. He could have shushed down President Obama, who is still unclear about whether you can catch Ebola or not by riding on a public bus with an infected person.
They spoke one after another at a tea party meeting at an upscale pub — conservative voters and activists vowing to derail Republican Thom Tillis’ run for U.S. Senate because, as state House speaker, he muscled through a toll road project.
Political point man or medical manager? That is the persistent question for Ron Klain, who officially begins his tenure as the nation’s “Ebola response coordinator” on Wednesday.
A Republican candidate for the Illinois state legislature was shocked to learn Monday that the vote he cast for himself at a Chicago-area library was erroneously cast for his Democratic opponent.