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Baron Hill Is Running for Senate. Will He Run Clean?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

Indiana voters may have a chance to significantly change their state's representation in Congress when they go to the polls next fall to elect a replacement for retiring senator Dan Coats.

Republican Right Embraces Its Long, Hypocritical Tradition of Pandering to Fear

Robert Creamer | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Republicans have made questions of how safe we are -- from disease, terrorism or something unspoken and perhaps more ominous -- central in their attacks against Democrats. But this is nothing new.

John Sandford's SILKEN PREY Is a Little Stale

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 07.10.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Book Review Jackie K Cooper ...

Lucia Graves

Ed Markey Tells Environmentalist To Stay Out Of Senate Race | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Ed Markey on Friday denounced California billionaire Tom Steyer's involvement in the Massachusetts Senate special election. The hed...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Pipeline Rocks Massachusetts Senate Race | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The battle over the Keystone XL is threatening to impinge upon the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts, with California billionaire Thomas...

Republicans Face Off In Battle For Kerry's Former Seat

Tewksbury Patch | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate hopefuls used a Tewksbury candidate forum on Saturday as a chance to define themselves and their candidacies....

Scott Brown Decision Puts Strain On GOP

National Journal | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Scott Brown. Kerry Healey. William Weld. Tagg Romney. One by one, the most credible GOP candidates for the Massachusetts special election to fill John...

A Stirring Populist Triumph

Mike Lux | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

This is the most firmly pro-middle class, tough on Wall Street and big business Senate class we've had in a long time, and I couldn't be more excited.

Heitkamp: Political Attack Ads 'Seem Silly' After Beating Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics

Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, a candidate for the Senate in North Dakota, responded to recent ads attacking her for backing Obamacare with a personal comme...

Tea Party Rival Looks To End GOP Senator's Long Career

AP | TOM LoBIANCO | Posted 07.05.2012 | Politics

INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Richard Lugar has shown through a lengthy Senate career that he can broker compromises on international and domestic i...

George LeMieux: I'm No Charlie Crist

Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.), known as the political mastermind behind former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, is trying to distance himself fr...

Scott Brown Gives Shout-Out To Obama

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Republican Sen. Scott Brown continues to align himself with President Obama as he faces a heated re-election bid in Massachusetts. The latest shout-ou...

Joe Walsh Doubles Down On Duckworth Comment, Says Military Service Not Enough To Earn A Vote

Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) found himself in hot water over the weekend for a controversial comment he made regarding Democrat Tammy Duckworth's military ...

Allen West Makes Surprising Comment On Trayvon Martin Case

Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.), stated Wednesday that he does not believe the Trayvon Martin case should be politicized. "I don't think anyone should be ...

Allen West Ad Overlooks Key Fact About West

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) is out with the first radio spot of his re-election bid, wherein he is clearly trying to tap into anti-Washington sentiment i...

Good And Bad News For Wrestling Exec Linda McMahon's Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon is leading in the GOP primary race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, the latest Quinnipiac ...

GOP Candidate Compares Congress To His Dog: 'He Consumes Everything In Sight'

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Richard Hudson, a Republican candidate for U.S. Congress in North Carolina's 8th District, launched his first TV ad Tuesday (below). In the unusual vi...

GOP Senate Candidate Says He's Unclear If Mitt Romney Is Conservative

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Republican Rep. Todd Akin, running for U.S. Senate from Missouri, said he's not very clear about whether GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney is a c...

The Gloves Come Off In New Mexico's 2012 Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

It's a high-stakes primary contest on both sides of the aisle in New Mexico, as Republican and Democratic candidates hope to fill the U.S. Senate seat...

Former Wrestling Exec Makes Pitch In Senate Race

Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate and former World Wrestling Entertainment executive Linda McMahon pitched herself as a job creator while announcing her tax propo...

Ad Attacks Bob Kerrey For 'Backroom Deal' With Harry Reid

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The latest Crossroads GPS radio ad (below) paints U.S. Senate candidate and former Nebraska Gov. Bob Kerrey (D) as an out-of-towner embarrassing Nebra...

George Allen Moves Closer To GOP Nomination

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. George Allen (R-Va.), who is looking to reclaim the seat he lost to Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.) in 2006, succeeded in doing something neither Ri...

Fourth Primary Challenger In Missouri Could Mean Good News For McCaskill

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The lackluster crop of GOP candidates vying to challenge Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is commonly thought to be keeping the vulnerable incumbent's re...

Olympia Snowe Endorses Scott Brown: 'A Much-Needed Breath Of Fresh Air'

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Retiring Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) endorsed Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) in his re-election bid on Thursday. In a statement, Snowe called Brown an "i...

GOP 'Rock Star' Could Spell Trouble For Sherrod Brown

Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

The buzz around Ohio state treasurer Josh Mandel is growing louder ahead of Tuesday's Senate primary in that state. Six Republican candidates are r...