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2014 Senate Elections

Fight For Senate Control May Not End On Election Day

Reuters | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

By Gabriel Debenedetti WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The fight for control of the U.S. Senate could last far past the Nov. 4 election...

In Iowa Senate Race, 'Lawyer Issue' Remains Relevant

Sara Warner | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Sara Warner

As we are mere weeks away from the national midterm elections, it's worth noting how that 'lawyer vs. nonlawyer' theme is developing in Iowa, where a race for United States Senate is both deadlocked and growing nastier by the day.

Bill Clinton Rallies College Students In Arkansas

AP | KELLY P. KISSEL | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton returned to his old haunts of northwestern Arkansas on Tuesday and implored college students...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Battle For The Senate Close And Competitive In Latest Polling

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

The battle to control the Senate remains deeply competitive, according to new data from CBS/New York Times/YouGov polling conducted nationwide and NBC...

Cosmo Endorses Jeanne Shaheen Over Its Former Centerfold

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

Cosmopolitan magazine is not impressed with Scott Brown. The magazine’s editors on Tuesday burned the Republican who once bared it all for them a...

Republican Group Attacks 'Barrack Obama'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

The National Republican Senatorial Committee sent an email Tuesday afternoon urging supporters to help it "fire Harry Reid" by winning a GOP majority ...

Natalie Jackson

How HuffPost Forecasts Senate Elections: The Technical Details

HuffingtonPost.com | Natalie Jackson | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

The HuffPost Pollster Senate prediction model has three parts: averaging public polls, calculating probabilities race by race and calculating the over...

Howard Fineman

The Wrestling Match Called Congress Moves To A Picnic Shed In Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

PADUCAH, Ky. –- On paper, the U.S. Senate race here shouldn’t be a race at all. The incumbent is Sen. Mitch McConnell, 72, a five-term powerhou...

Few Chances For Tea Party Victories In Upcoming Primaries

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) — With Republican Ben Sasse, tea party groups figured out the riddle of winning elections in 2014: Claim a Republican as a member...

Polls Show Mark Udall In A Dead Heat With GOP Rival

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.24.2014 | Politics

A trio of new polls of Colorado's 2014 Senate race show incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall virtually deadlocked with Rep. Cory Gardner, his lead Rep...

Sabrina Siddiqui

DNC Chair Says GOP Will Lose In 2014 Because They Nominate 'Extremists'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) rejected speculation Sunday that Democrats will get trounced in the 2014 midterm elections, inste...

Bid To Topple GOP Senator Tests Tea Party Muscle

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

By Nick Carey VICKSBURG, Mississippi, April 1 (Reuters) - It is not shaping up as a great year for the conservative Tea Party movemen...

This Is How You'll Feel When the GOP Wins the Senate

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

All that will matter is that the Senate Republican majority will be even more obstructionist than the Senate Republican minority, and they will have the House Republican majority as enablers.

Democrats' Toughest Battleground In Fight For Senate Control Emerges

AP | Posted 03.16.2014 | Politics

BY BILL BARROW, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA (AP) — The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it's where t...

Poll Shows Dead Heat In Hawaii's Fierce Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 02.25.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU -- Just five months before the first votes are cast in Hawaii, likely Democratic primary voters are evenly split on who to support for the U....

Sen. Schatz Fires First Shot In The Country's Fiercest Democratic Primary

Civil Beat | Chad Blair | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics

HONOLULU - There have been no debates, no early voting and very few political advertisements. The Democratic primary in Hawaii won't even be held for ...

Reid Hurls Tea Party Jab At McConnell

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) took a jab at Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday, appearing to be entertained by the possibi...

Liz Cheney To Challenge Enzi In 2014

AP | MEAD GRUVER and BEN NEARY | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Saying it's time for a new generation of leaders in Washington, Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, ...

John Celock

Dems: Which Candidates Does Rove Think Are 'Ill-Suited?'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

Senate Democrats are questioning Republican strategist Karl Rove about which GOP Senate candidates he considers "ill-suited" for the 2014 election. ...

Top Dem Not Engaging In Senate Seat War

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 01.27.2013 | Politics

While Newark, N.J. Mayor Cory Booker (D) and Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) are already talking 2014, Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) sees no need to en...

Adam Carlson

An Early Look At 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Adam Carlson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

After Democratic Senate candidates gained two seats Nov. 6, despite pundits' speculation just one year earlier that the party would lose its majority,...

Cory Booker Favored In Future Election

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.29.2012 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (D) would likely fare well in New Jersey's 2014 Senate race, according to a poll released Thursday by the Democratic-leaning ...