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Topic - Shelley Berkley
Republican Sen. Dean Heller has won a re-election squeaker in Nevada, besting Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley by just 12,137 votes.
Democratic operatives in Nevada are pumping voters here to the polls like nickels into a slot machine, and yet their efforts may not be enough for Senate candidate Shelley Berkley.
A conservative Super PAC co-founded by Karl Rove and an affiliated organization are making their biggest buy yet in this year's Senate elections, with a new round of ads costing $8 million that will target Democratic lawmakers in eight states.
As Mitt Romney sank in the polls in September, so did the fortunes of many Republican Senate candidates, seemingly putting control of the upper chamber out of the party's reach.
Democrats running for the House and Senate are pouncing on Mitt Romney's remarks that nearly half of all Americans think they are "victims" entitled to government help and that he doesn't worry about "those people."
A public-employees union made three massive advertising buys Tuesday, suddenly transforming a relatively quiet labor group into a major player in critical Senate races — as well as the presidential election.
A "secret-money" political group connected to Republican operative Karl Rove spent $1 million Wednesday on television ads opposing Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for Virginia's open Senate seat, bringing total spending by the non-traditional groups opposing him to $2.3 million.
President Obama and his Democratic allies aren't waiting for Republican Mitt Romney to reveal his vice presidential choice. They're already scuffing up the likeliest picks.
Shelley Berkley showed Thursday why she's better known for her offense than her defense.
The House Ethics Committee's decision to investigate Rep. Shelley Berkley of Nevada comes as a worst-case scenario for Democrats in the state's crucial U.S. Senate race, which could go either way.
The House Ethics Committee has voted unanimously to empanel an investigative subcommittee to look into allegations that Rep. Shelley Berkley, Nevada Democrat, used her congressional position to help her husband's business interests.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Shelley Berkley and Republican Sen. Dean Heller have easily brushed aside a slate of unknown challengers to win their respective Senate primaries.
A former developer and lobbyist with ties to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nevada's political elite pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges involving campaign contributions.
While some Democrats have made it clear that they would rather not be seen with President Obama on the campaign trail this fall, likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney doesn't appear to face the same problem.
Just six months ago, Senate Republicans seemed poised to march to victory in 2012 and easily retake control of the upper chamber of Congress, but some successful Democratic recruiting and some unintentional help from the tea party in recent months have made next year's overall contest more competitive.
"They are going through this process; at the end of this process, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind, in spite of the accusations by my opponent, that it will be determined that I did absolutely nothing wrong," she said.