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2014 Election

Contentious Senate Race Sparks Democratic Feud

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Oregon GOP Senate Candidate Has Confusing Stance On Obamacare Repeal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Monica Wehby, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Oregon, has spent months positioning herself as the moderate, establishment cand...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Raise Money From Family And Friends Of The Candidates They Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As super PACs supporting a single politician proliferate across the country ahead of the 2014 elections, some are reaching out for contr...

Ryan Grim

Democratic Candidate Was Involved In Own Pay Hike Despite Claim Of Recusal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Former Rep. Marjorie Margolies, currently running hard for a congressional seat, is defending her role in setting her own pay as the head of a charity...

Rand Paul Won't Publicly Say Why He Supports Mitch McConnell

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

Though Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has endorsed his fellow senator from the Bluegrass State, he didn't seem comfortable enough at a community forum to expl...

Deportations, Hunger Strikes and an Uncertain White House

Ryan Campbell | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics
Ryan Campbell

With immigration, everything begins and ends with family. Until we see a solution to the record-setting family separations, the Administration can expect to see demonstrators on their front step with heartbreaking stories.

Amy Poehler Teams Up With Fellow 'SNL' Alum For Senate Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

"Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler will give a reelection boost to fellow "Saturday Night Live" alum Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) at a Los Angeles f...

Paul Blumenthal

Alaska Super PAC Fixated On Local Cred Is Actually Funded Almost Entirely By D.C. Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In advertisements to support Sen. Mark Begich (D), Alaska-based super PAC Put Alaska First has questioned the home-state credentials of ...

GOP Candidate 'Shoots Down' A Drone In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

Congressional candidate and Montana state Sen. Matt Rosendale (R) makes a point about federal government intrusion by seemingly firing a shot at a dro...

Ex-Con Former Gov Has 'Solid' Support In House Race

Reuters | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

By Lisa Bose McDermott April 16 (Reuters) - Former Louisiana Governor, Edwin Edwards, a convicted felon now running for the U.S. Congr...

Death Penalty Choice Puts GOP Candidate In 'Tough Position'

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either. But Republican Greg Abb...

Democrats Have Big Advantage -- For Now

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks to influence November's elections, and the sums raised by the nat...

Former Online Poker Player Looks To Unseat Dem Rep

Times-Herald, Vallejo, Calif. | Tony Burchyns | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

James Hinton of Napa, a former on-line Texas Hold 'Em poker player, is doing something no Republican has dared to this year: He's going all in and cha...

Kasich Comes Out Swinging In Big Battle

The Columbus Dispatch | Joe Vardon | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

The first TV ad from either side in the 2014 gubernatorial election will come from Republican Gov. John Kasich and begin airing today, several sources...

Paul Blumenthal

Senate Majority PAC Raises Large Sum To Fight Back Against Kochs

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority PAC, the super PAC trying to hold the Senate Democratic majority in the 2014 elections, posted a huge fundraising quarte...

Romney Dives In To Competitive GOP Primary

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is appearing in a television ad for Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho). "The stakes are very high in th...

Dem Decides Against Challenging Newly-Elected GOP Rep After Big Loss

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Democrat Alex Sink announced Tuesday that she will not run for Congress this November, foregoing a rematch against David Jolly (R-Fla.), to whom she l...

Voters In This State Are Deeply Skeptical Of Congress

The Sacramento Bee | christopher cadelago | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

California voters remain intensely disapproving of the work conducted on their behalf on Capitol Hill, but they continue to offer a more upbeat assess...

Crist Not Holding Back In Aggressive Attacks Against Scott

Sun Sentinel | Anthony Man | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH -- Charlie Crist didn't hold anything back Monday, delivering an aggressive denunciation of Gov. Rick Scott personally and politically...

Mitch McConnell Has Best Fundraising Quarter So Far This Cycle, Takes In $2.4 Million

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reported his best reelection fundraising period so far this cycle, announcing Monday that his campaign ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senate Candidate In Georgia Can't Decide If He Actually Hates Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If voters were to catch a glimpse of Rep. Jack Kingston's latest campaign ad, the Georgia Senate hopeful would appear to be just another...

Hawaii Governor Challenges Authenticity Of Late Senator's Deathbed Wish

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

The drama of the Democratic primary to succeed the late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-Hawaii) has intensified, with Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie (D) questioni...

Michele Bachmann Gives Endorsement In GOP Primary For Her Seat

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has endorsed Tom Emmer in the GOP primary race for her seat. The Minnesota Republican Party endorsed Emmer on Satur...

Democrat Raises Huge Haul In Red State Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn raised $2.4 million in the first three months of 2014, bringing her total haul to $5.7 million ...

Gov Brags That Scott Brown, Who Was Born In Maine, Was 'Born Virtually' In New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu (R) is stumping for former Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.), bragging that he's the best candidate for Senate because ...