Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, whose re-election bid has been bogged down by poor polling numbers the past year, has a seven-percentage-point lead in a new survey after a volley of aggressive TV ads aimed at his Republican challenger.
The Republican National Committee chairman rebuked top Democratic spokesmen for personal attacks that go beyond the pale, including suggestions that Senate candidate Sharron Angle wants her political opponents to die and that he roots for U.S. defeat in Afghanistan.
The Republican challenger to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said she prefers appearing on Fox instead of news programs like NBC's "Meet the Press" or ABC's "This Week."
The recent ruling reviving the long, bitter debate over the Yucca Mountain waste storage plan has added an element of surprise to a U.S. Senate race in Nevada already on the verge of going nuclear.
The heads of President Obama's national debt commission are painting a gloomy picture as the nation struggles to get its spending under control.
Kentucky GOP Senate candidate Rand Paul once opposed building a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border because it would remind people of the Berlin Wall, but now he says he would support it if that's what it takes to stop illegal immigrants from sneaking across.
Bill Warner is hardly a naive man.
South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint has bet on the right horse in an impressive string of Senate primary contests this year, but the freshman Republican's biggest challenge will likely be how he and his band of conservative outsiders fit into the GOP establishment.
A state commission says it will not ask a federal judge to clarify her ruling invalidating a key portion of Arizona's public campaign finance system - a setback for Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, who is being outspent by a wealthy opponent.