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Gop Midterm Elections

GOP Victories In Midterms Weaken Democratic Bench Of Candidates

AP | MICHELLE RINDELS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lucy Flores was a candidate with a life story straight out of Hollywood — one of 13 children who grew up in a rough Las Vegas nei...

Here's How The GOP's Midterm Victories Are Shaping The 2016 Presidential Race

AP | KEN THOMAS and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2016 presidential race was about the new Republican-controlled Congress even before the polls closed Tuesday night. As the GO...

Democratic Enthusiasm Gap: Large Number Of Obama Supporters Defecting To GOP

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's winning coalition from 2008 has crumbled and his core backers are dispirited. It's now Republicans who sta...

GOP 'Pledge' Makes Closing Argument To Voters Ahead Of Midterm Election

AP | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

STERLING, Va. — Pushing toward big gains on Nov. 2, House Republicans promised to end a slew of Democratic policies and restore Americans' trust...

Midterm Election 2010: GOP Allied Groups Outspending Democratic Counterparts By Wide Margin

New York Times | Michael Luo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outside groups supporting Republican candidates in House and Senate races across the country have been swamping their Democratic-leaning counterparts ...

Manufacturing a Phony Job Crisis

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

After the narrow loss on health care, corporate America and the GOP are setting the stage for a November showdown with President Obama and Democrats by manufacturing a crisis they can "solve."

GOP Releases Election Blueprints, Incumbent Hit List For November

Politico | Alex Isenstadt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The GOP blueprint for winning control of the House is rapidly coming into focus, with the National Republican Congressional Committee readying a $22 m...

RNC Controversies Put Party In Cash Crunch Ahead Of Midterm Elections

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The state chiefs are echoing the worries of some of the GOP's top strategists, who fret that their congressional gains, and perhaps the party's hopes ...

McCain: GOP Will Lay Out 10 Election Year Promises

The Hill | Michael O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Republicans will lay out a 10-point election year agenda later this spring, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) suggested on Tuesday morning....

Evan Bayh Retirement: Republicans Furious Over Timing Of Announcement

The Hill | Sean J. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans are livid about the timing of Sen. Evan Bayh's (D-Ind.) retirement announcement. They have at least four candidates in the upcoming prima...