Four years ago, Wisconsin Democrats controlled the governorship and both U.S. Senate seats and turned out in overwhelming numbers to help elect President Obama.
Mitt Romney's choice of Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate has boosted the Republican presidential ticket's hopes of winning the Badger State, and it could also help the party claim the state's other Senate seat.
With less than a week until Wisconsin's hotly contested U.S. Senate primary, the Republican race is growing more competitive as all three candidates appear to have a pathway victory.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky made efforts this week to overcome a split between his father's supporters and tea party backers in a move that could pay dividends for Mitt Romney's presidential campaign.
The Chamber of Commerce has spent a whopping $1.6 million on television ads opposing Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat, in his re-election bid and $1 million attacking Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for a Senate seat from Virginia against Republican George Allen, disclosures showed Thursday.
The Chamber of Commerce Thursday spent a whopping $1.6 million on television ads opposing Bill Nelson in Florida's Senate race and $1 million attacking Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for a Virginia Senate seat against Republican George Allen, disclosures showed Thursday.
Wisconsin's U.S. Senate primary is less than a month away, and an upstart hedge-fund manager and tea party favorite is making a move to become the latest Republican political newcomer to earn a seat in the upper chamber.
As a co-owner of the Chicago Cubs, her politically active family's sole Democrat, and a sister with three brothers, Laura Ricketts is comfortable being the odd woman out.