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Playing to Lose: Electing a GOP Majority

David_Goldstein | Posted 01.03.2015 | Green

Humanity's so-far tepid response is our across-all-party's collective failing and is ominous enough. It is a tragedy, then, that, as we edge closer to the brink of the "fire" itself, we may go in the completely dead-wrong direction: ushering in folks who, far from calling all-hands-on-deck, seem prepared to disable the alarm altogether.

GOP Senate Incumbents 6, Tea Party Challengers 0

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

Republicans hoping to take back the Senate are breathing a sigh of relief Friday as the final primary contest that could have toppled an incumbent did...

New Rove Super PAC Ready To Fight Tea Party Influence

Mother Jones | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics

No more Todd Akins. No more Richard Mourdocks. No more Republican primaries that produce divisive, gaffe-spewing GOP candidates. That's the aim of ...

American Crossroads Blames GOP Losses On 'Very Very Weak Candidates'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

Karl Rove's American Crossroads group has been on a charm offense in the wake of widespread Republican losses in Tuesday's election, attempting to rea...

2012 COUNTDOWN: A GOP Senate Is Slip-Sliding Away

Howard Fineman | Posted 09.27.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

You couldn't make up the impressive biography of Richard Carmona of Tucson, Ariz. Hollywood would never buy it. But Carmona is real -- and one reason why Republicans are losing what once looked like a good shot at retaking the U.S. Senate.

Texas Candidate's Law Firm Suggests He Won Landmark Case That He Actually Lost

Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics

The law firm of Texas GOP Senate runoff candidate Ted Cruz seems to have been fudging details about a high-profile Supreme Court case Cruz litigated, ...

Christina Wilkie

The Most Important Woman Of 2012? | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Carly Fiorina first considered running for a Senate seat in California in 2009, then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) offered her a p...

Evan Bayh May Get Challenge GOPer Mike Pence

Hotline | Reid Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of winning MA, GOPers are looking to put 1 more state in play if they can convince House GOP Conference chair Mike Pence to run against Se...

GOP Fears Kentucky Will Be Next Loss

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The stars keep aligning in Senate Democrats' favor, boosting their hopes of winning a supermajority in the next election while Repu...

McCain To Hit Campaign Trail For Senate Races

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three Senate races are still undecided. The stakes are high -- if Democrats win all three, they would secure a filibuster-proof majority in the chambe...

Republican Senate Troubles: GOP Won't Fund Two Open Races

Election Central | Eric Kleefeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Wow, this one really spells trouble for the GOP this fall -- the guy in charge of the party's Senate races just basically wrote off the Republicans' c...