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Control of Congress

Why Republican Control Of Congress Hinges On These 9 Races

Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel & Dave Levinthal | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Whether R...

Why Did the GOP Miscalculate So Badly in the Shutdown Battle?

Robert Creamer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The Republicans did not simply lose a tough fight that they knew was a long shot. Much of the Republican leadership fundamentally miscalculated their odds of success -- and underestimated the consequences of defeat.

Michael McAuliff

Status Quo Means Game-Change In November Elections | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before U.S. senators fled the Capitol for the campaign trail early Saturday, members of each party made an unusual prediction: If this y...

Michael McAuliff

Dems See Chance Of House Takeover With 75 Recruits | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pundits don't think Democrats have much chance to take back the House of Representatives this year, but suddenly their party is finding ...

Latino Vote Will Make or Break the Democrats in 2010

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

Everyone agrees, if Hispanics stay home, it will be impossible for Democrats to win. No wonder Republicans want to deport as many Latinos as possible and oppose immigration reform.

Will Democrats Lose Big in November? Only if They Choose to

Zach Friend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Friend

The talking heads have declared it so. But you know, political pundits and have a lot in common with stock analysts: they're pretty good at explaining the future -- right after it happens.

Obama's Possible November Surprise

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

As we head into the November mid-terms, Republicans seem poised for significant gains. But the increasingly positive economic picture could alter this dynamic.