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Congressional Primaries

PRIMARY DAY

| Posted 06.26.2012 | New York

By Patrick Hedlund, DNAinfo News Editor NEW YORK CITY — New Yorkers take to the polls Tuesday to cast their votes in a handful of hotly contested...

Why America Doesn't Deserve Democracy

Ben Zolno | Posted 08.08.2012 | San Francisco
Ben Zolno

All the venti mochas at your local quad-corner Starbuckses combined aren't enough to pry open your eyes, get you out of bed, and vote this year. Go back to sleep and dream of a dreamy tomorrow.

DeFazio Defeats 24-Year-Old Challenger

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) on Tuesday coasted to an easy win, predictably crushing his 24-year-old opponent Matthew Robinson, the son of DeFazio's on...

Lucia Graves

Top Democrat Faces Father, Son Election Challengers

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Peter DeFazio, a top Democrat on powerful transportation and natural resources congressional subcommittees, faces challenges from two members of ...

Matt Sledge

Two Democrats Square Off Over Drug War In Fierce Texas Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

As Rep. Silvestre Reyes finishes up his eighth term representing El Paso, he is facing an unusual challenge: an experienced, credible primary opponent...

Anti-Washington Anger Triggers Highest Number Of Candidates To Run For Congress In 35 Years

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Discontent with incumbents and anti-Washington anger are adding up to a potentially record-breaking crowd of congressional challeng...