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Senators Race To See Who Can Ban Taxpayer-Funded Oil Portraits First

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Tani | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics

Someone get Chuck Hagel a frame for his government ID card. If some members of Congress get their way, that might be the only official portrait taxpay...

Kate Sheppard

Senate Energy Efficiency Bill, We Hardly Knew Ye | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan pair of senators is making a last-ditch effort to pass a scaled-back version of their energy efficiency bill before the end...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Manchin Joins Democrats Opposed To Obama Treasury Pick Antonio Weiss | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Another Democrat is adding his name to a small but growing list of senators opposed to President Barack Obama's nominee for a top Treasu...

The Democrats' Midterm Message Problem

Bob Burnett | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Bob Burnett

There's a rough consensus about why Democrats were pulverized in the midterm elections: losing Democratic candidates didn't have a succinct positive message. To understand this problem, it's informative to dissect the campaigns of three incumbent Democratic senators.

Laura Bassett

Gillibrand: Democrats Did Not Talk Too Much About 'Women's Issues' | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) insisted Wednesday that Democrats didn't run too hard on so-called "women's issues" during the midterms...

Friday Talking Points -- A Democratic Economic Platform for Next Time

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Republicans in Congress just won a smashing electoral success by essentially doing nothing but mercilessly block Obama's agenda. That, to put it another way, is a winning formula for them with their base voters.

Kate Sheppard

Tom Steyer's Very Expensive Experiment In Making Climate Change A 'Wedge Issue' | Kate Sheppard | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tom Steyer's climate-focused electoral efforts came up with mixed results Tuesday, but the billionaire environmentalist and former hedge...

Michael McAuliff

The Upsides Of The Democrats' Ass-Kicking | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats have a lot to be miserable about a day after losing the U.S. Senate, more seats in Congress, and several governors' mansions a...

Moving To New Hampshire Didn't Help Scott Brown Get Back In The Senate

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R) lost the New Hampshire Senate race against incumbent Jeanne Shaheen (D) on Tuesday. Brown moved to New Ha...

Jeanne Shaheen Wins Midterm Election Race Against Scott Brown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D) has defeated her Republican rival, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, in the New Hampshire Senate race. Shaheen was fir...

New Hampshire Senate Election Results: Jeanne Shaheen Defeats Scott Brown

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Jeanne Shaheen has defeated Republican Scott Brown in the New Hampshire Senate race, ABC and NBC reported. Brown conceded late Tuesday night....

Scott Brown Aims For Second Upset

Reuters | Posted 01.04.2015 | Politics

By Ted Siefer NASHUA, N.H., Nov 4 (Reuters) - Scott Brown, a Republican who stunned Massachusetts Democrats in 2010 when he won the U....

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).

When The 2014 Debates Got Real, What Were These Candidates Really Thinking?

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

In politics, candidates are usually on their best behavior during debates. But then comes that smile, that smirk, even a frown -- each of which is ...

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 12.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Michael McAuliff

Democrats Try To Cast Doubt On Scott Brown Book Deal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With New Hampshire's U.S. Senate race tightening, Democrats are reaching deep into their bag of tricks to cast doubt on Scott Brown, acc...

Exclusive: Jodi Picoult on Elephants, Politics and the Paranormal

Chris Sosa | Posted 12.28.2014 | Books
Chris Sosa

With "Leaving Time," which debuted as the best-selling fiction book in the U.S., Picoult highlights the plight of elephants, specifically their targeting by humans. The novel is pointed in its assessment.

While Brown Is Underwater In N.H., Shaheen Could Sink

AP | HOLLY RAMER | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — If there's one person in New Hampshire less popular than President Barack Obama, it's Republican Scott Brown. But that might no...

Politician Who Has Been Dead Since 2009 Just Weighed In On New Hampshire Senate Race

Bloomberg | David Weigel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

Granite State Republicans successfully place an old op-ed from the 2008 Senate race, written by a dead man....

Breitbart Reporter Says He Was Thrown Out Of Jeanne Shaheen Event

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

A reporter for the conservative website Breitbart News claims he was kicked out of an event organized by the campaign of Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.),...

Scott Brown Lists Massachusetts As Employer In N.H. Campaign Filing

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown's heart may be set on winning a seat in New Hampshire, but his head is apparently still stuck in the Bay State. ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

New Hampshire Democrat Stands By Obamacare In Tough Race | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen refused to shy away from Obamacare on Tuesday in the first televised debate of the New Hampshire Senate r...

Jeanne Shaheen vs. Scott Brown Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For New Hampshire Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Jeanne Shaheen vs. Scott Brown Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin compar...

Group Uses Image Of James Foley Execution In Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

A conservative group is using images of the execution of journalist James Foley in campaign ads to attack Democrats in crucial Senate races. The ad...

Is Scott Brown Running Clean? "Um, No."

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Despite his reputation as something of a moderate, Brown turned out to be extreme on the environment, voting to protect subsidies for oil companies and to weaken offshore drilling protections while receiving big bucks from those same oil companies.