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Senate Elections 2014

Michelle Nunn Loses Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Democrat Michelle Nunn lost to Republican David Perdue in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia on Tuesday. Nunn, the daughter of former Sen. Sam...

David Perdue Wins Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Senate candidate David Perdue defeated Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Perdue, a long-time businessma...

David Perdue Defeats Michelle Nunn In Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican David Perdue defeated Democrat and nonprofit executive Michelle Nunn for retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss' (R-Ga.) seat, CNN and CBS News proj...

Matt Sledge

Running From Obama, Mary Landrieu Embraces Hillary Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- At a rally for Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) on Saturday, the speakers belted out "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," promising that if you c...

Hunting For Whales And Votes Above The Arctic Circle

AP | By BECKY BOHRER | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

BARROW, Alaska (AP) — Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you ...

Senate Candidates In A Battle Of 'Extremes' In North Carolina

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 10.24.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Senate race boils down to a battle of extremes. At least that's how Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan and Republican c...

Tom Cotton's Consultant Who 'May Not Exist' Actually Does

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It turns out Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton (R) was not employing some sort of phantom consultant in his bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Mark Pr...

Michelle Obama Hits The Campaign Trail In Key Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pi...

Will Insult and Inaction on Immigration Cost Republicans the Senate?

NCLR Action Fund | Posted 10.29.2014 | Latino Voices
NCLR Action Fund

It's a toss-up which party will control the Senate, but Latino voters will be a factor. And even if Republicans do manage to win the Senate, insult and inaction on immigration will likely hurt their chances to win the presidency in 2016.

Obama Hints Of Making Supreme Court Appointments Before He Leaves Office

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.12.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama suggested he will appoint more than one additional Supreme Court justice before he leaves office. Speaking at a fundraiser f...

Perdue Bests Kingston For Republican Nomination

AP | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, sett...

Senate Dems Attempt To Steer Attention Away From Obamacare

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan has her Republican opponent right where she wants him geographically — and, therefor...

Here's How James Lankford Could Bring Some Much-Needed Diversity To The Senate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

He may be a white male, but the new Republican U.S. Senate hopeful from Oklahoma could bring some much-needed color to the upper chamber -- at least a...

State Lawmakers Battle To Manipulate Voting Times

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Election Day is approaching, and you've made up your mind. There's no need to wait. In many states, you now can vote earl...

Both Parties Face Major Hurdles In Achieving Their Senate Dreams

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — With most of this year's Senate primary elections complete, Democrats talk boldly about their chances in Kentucky and Mississippi,...

The Tea Party May Be Losing Races, But It's Tugging The GOP Rightward

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday's high-profile primary elections may extend a streak of sorts for tea party Republicans: losing individual races but winni...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Scott Brown Tried To Sabotage His Opponent's Signature Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Hampshire Senate candidate Scott Brown called Senate Republican leadership to urge them to stop a bipartisan energy efficiency bill,...

Howard Fineman

Karl Rove Rides Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– As a political handler, Karl Rove is a shapeshifter from way back. In 1994 and 2000, he molded and ran George W. Bush for presiden...

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...

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...

Here's How Much Senate Candidates Raised Per Day Last Year

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Candidates in U.S. Senate races this year collectively raised more than a half-million dollars a day in 2013, suggesting a spate o...

New GOP Same As The Old GOP

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - A year after Republican leaders vowed to "rebrand" their party to broaden its appeal...

Pro-GOP Groups Off To Slow Start

AP | STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The biggest Republican-leaning money machines are spending dramatically less to help the party ahead of the 2014 congression...

Howard Fineman

Here's The Next Obamacare Blunder Worrying Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats facing reelection next year aren't just fretting about a balky website and President Barack Obama's misleading campaign...

Tea Party Activist To Challenge Roberts In 2014

Reuters | Posted 12.08.2013 | Politics

(Corrects spelling of Wolf's first name in first paragraph) By Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY, Kan. Oct 8 (Reuters) - Milton W...