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2012 Congressional Elections

Amid Scott Walker Recall Effort, Wisconsin Senate Race Heats Up

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

For months the effort to recall of Gov. Scott Walker (R) has monopolized political headlines in Wisconsin. But another crucial election is taking shap...

New Super PAC Targets 'Odious' 2012 Candidates

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

A new super PAC is on a mission to take down the Tea Party, by targeting Illinios Rep. Joe Walsh and other 2012 candidates it describes as the "most o...

Citzens United Makes Endorsement In Key Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The group behind the landmark decision that led to the proliferation of the super PAC endorsed Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning for U.S. Senate T...

Candidates Hope To Prove Snowe Isn't Inevitable In Maine

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe hasn't lost an election in Maine for more than 30 years, but that hasn't stopped a half-dozen candidates from taking the...

Anti-Earmark Senator Ranked 'Top Porker'

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Claire McCaskill Ranked Top Porker Citizens Against Government Waste announced its list of the six worst "porkers" of last year, and Sen. Claire Mc...

Democrats Reveal Top Targets For 2012

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.19.2012 | Politics

Pressing toward its goal of taking back the House this year, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced the districts and candid...

GOP Senate Hopeful Back For Round 2

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.13.2012 | Politics

John Raese is back. The Republican businessman that ran against Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) in 2010 for the Senate seat formerly occupied by the la...

Bad News For GOP Senator In Battleground Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.) will face another primary challenger in the U.S. Senate race in Virginia, and this one could cause problems for him A...

Dems' Best Chance Of Replacing Ben Nelson Mulls A Run

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

What's Next For Ben Nelson?

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 elections loom, both parties are starting to pour resources into congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Boehner's Staff Used Backroom Tactics To Shape Congressional Races PLUS: Joe Walsh Paid Millions To Stay In District?.. Red Soxer Nixes A Run For Barney Frank's Seat

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

An Ohio voter advocacy group has released a transparency report showing instances of gerrymandering and secret backroom activities in the state's redi...

Anti-Incumbent Sentiment At Record High

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Huge Attack Ad Buy Targets Dems, GOP Infighting In Key Race And Warren's New Slogan

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Election 2012: Paul Ryan Endorses, Dems Cry 'Picturegate,' Tea Party Protests

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Election 2012 Rundown

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Joe Walsh's Big Decision, GOPers Target Nebraska, And Elizabeth Warren Picks A Campaign Slogan

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Bad News For Allen West, Key Issue For Evangelicals, And The Rise Of Super-PACs

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Meghan Neal

Tea Party Losing Support, Dem Avoids Obama And The Race To Replace Barney Frank

HuffingtonPost.com | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

As the 2012 presidential election heats up, both parties are pushing hard in congressional and gubernatorial races across the country. While Republica...

Federal Court Rejects Texas Redistricting Plans

Michael P. McDonald | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Michael P. McDonald

Texas Republicans had a strategy to circumvent the Obama Department of Justice to implement their partisan gerrymanders for Congress and the state legislature. They had a strategy that turns out to have backfired badly.