Leaders of the Tea Party movement are throwing their weight behind Republican Scott Brown's campaign for Ted Kennedy's vacated Senate seat. This is a significant departure from the movement's strategy thus far.
Now it's Harold Ford Jr. Most New Yorkers probably don't even know he lives here, and suddenly he's being talked about as the Democrat who might seriously challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this fall.
The experience of running convinced me that women have a tremendous natural ability for politics. We just have to get over our fear of it and go for the brass ring.
I just made one of the most important decisions of my life. Today, I announced that I am entering the race to challenge Richard Burr for the U.S. Senate seat from North Carolina.
Stop the presses! Political comedian-turned-activist-turned-candidate for Senate Randy Credico has resigned his position at the Kunstler Fund to devote himself full-time to defeating Schumer.
Blue America has run TV spots against Lincoln all summer and fall and she's watched her re-elect numbers dwindle. This week Blue America has a brand new ad for Arkansas voters to look at.
The latest tempest involved New York's 23rd Congressional district, where the Republican candidate was forced out of the race because of her positions on gay and abortion rights.
As the open U.S. Senate race in Florida heats up, the record of incumbent Governor Charlie Crist is rightly being examined by the news media, conservative activists and Florida voters.
Thanks to the fact everyone wants to be on a winning team, Democrats have a full roster of fresh, smart, appealing candidates. Unfortunately, there are only so many seats available.
While Linda McMahon's announcement of her candidacy for the Senate was certainly a surprise, no one could have expected the shocking response from Senator Chris Dodd. Take a look.
We are no more insulated from a financial crisis today than we were one year ago. Congress has not changed a single rule, habit or practice to stop this economic calamity from happening again.
No one in the race has the resume, experience or heft required of a U.S. Senator. In fact, the bench in Illinois is pretty weak right now, among both Democrats and Republicans.
Let's have the balls, brains and humility to learn how other countries went from the concept of universal health care to functioning systems that cost half of what the status quo does in America.
I am running for the U.S. Senate against Republican incumbent David Vitter. I think too many of the politicians in Washington have forgotten simple ideals like solving problems and helping neighbors.
David Vitter has not answered to his constituents or to the law for his criminal acts, his dishonesty, his hypocrisy, or his shudder-inducing cowardice.
If Richard Burr agrees with the birthers, then he is a crackpot, too. If Richard Burr agrees with common sense, he risks alienating his birther base.