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Tom Cotton Touts Disaster Aid He Voted Against

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor's (D-Ark.) re-election campaign blasted challenger Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) on Wednesday for touting disaster aid for Arkansas farmers...

Senate Dems Attempt To Steer Attention Away From Obamacare

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics

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

Michael McAuliff

Tom Cotton Impugns Mark Pryor's Faith, But Once Defended It

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

The campaign of Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is demanding an apology from his challenger, Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), who questioned the sincerity of Pryor'...

GOP Seizes Upon Veterans Affairs Scandal In New Attacks Against Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Republicans are seizing upon the growing scandal enveloping the Department of Veterans Affairs to attack President Barack Obama and vulnerable Democra...

Club For Growth Enlists A Parrot To Mock Vulnerable Senate Democrats

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

Club for Growth is targeting a pair of vulnerable Senate Democrats by highlighting their support of President Barack Obama's health care law. The r...

Paul Blumenthal

Anti-Abortion Super PAC To Spend Millions On Senate Races With Limited Disclosure

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The national anti-abortion group Susan B. Anthony List announced Wednesday that it will spend more than $3 million through its super PAC...

Famous Names Won't Save Southern Democrats

Brian Jencunas | Posted 07.21.2014 | College
Brian Jencunas

Southern Democrats have a no-win choice on Obamacare and Obama. The more they distance themselves from the President and his health care law, the less they appeal to the Democratic base.

Candidates Face Off In Key Primaries

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell dispatched his tea party challenger with ease Tuesday night, and Democrats turned to two ...

Third Way's Attacks On Elizabeth Warren Resurface In Close Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics

The feud between Third Way and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has surfaced in a way the corporate-backed think tank probably didn't intend. After ...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Pryor Acknowledges Voting For Arkansas Marriage Equality Ban

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of a judge's decision allowing same-sex couples to begin marrying in Arkansas, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) has reiterated that ...

Rove, Benghazi Lift Dems

Brent Budowsky | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The GOP brand has become a foul-tasting stew of wars against women, insults against seniors, alienation of Hispanics, dog-whistle undertones of racism against blacks, abusive congressional hearings and internecine warfare of Republican against Republican. Thank you, Karl Rove.

Samantha Lachman

GOP Senate Candidate Removes Posts On Votes Against Sandy Relief From Website

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate from Arkansas voted against billions of dollars in assistance for Hurricane Sandy victims in January 2013 and then proce...

Poll Finds Surprising Lead For Southern Democrat

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

For Democrats dispirited by the recent wave of gloomy midterm numbers for their party, an NBC/Marist poll released Monday offers a welcome respite. Wh...

Polls Find Close Races For 4 Crucial Senate Seats

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Four southern Senate races with vulnerable incumbents -- Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Louisiana -- all remain closely contested, according ...

Mark Pryor, Vulnerable Arkansas Democrat, Not Doomed After All

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Despite rumblings that Sen. Mark Pryor is all but certain to lose to his reelection battle this year, a pair of new polls shows the Arkansas Democrat ...

Senate Democrats Urge Obama To Approve Keystone XL

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the...

GOP Lawmaker Cleared Of One Ethics Complaint, Faces A New One

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was reportedly cleared of one House ethics complaint Wednesday, only to have another fired at him. The first case was spar...

Michael McAuliff

Koch Brothers Ad Warns A Trucker Is Confused About Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

After a number of ads run by the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity have been hammered for making false charges against Obamacare, the outf...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Candidate Used To Hate 'Unseemly' Dark Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 1997, when freshman Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) was a bright junior at Harvard, he made a strong argument against the kind of dark money...

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...

Samantha Lachman

Obamacare Timing Becomes An Issue In Competitive Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.14.2014 | Politics

A new ad in a competitive Senate race in Arkansas takes aim at the Affordable Care Act -- but it doesn't tell the whole story. Americans for Prospe...

Friday Talking Points -- CPAC Follies and More

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ukraine erupted in crisis during the past week, as Russia's Vladimir Putin essentially grabbed Crimea in his own hissy fit. President Obama, of course, has very limited options for dealing with Russia.

Here Are The Twitter Handles Of The Dem Senators Who Blocked Obama's Civil Rights Nominee

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

The Senate blocked the confirmation of Debo Adegbile Wednesday to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in a 52 to 47 vote. Seven Sen...

Nebraska Keystone Ruling Could Grant Obama Some Breathing Room

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON, Feb 20 (Reuters) - A Nebraska judge's ruling on the Keystone XL pipeline could let President Barack Oba...

McCaskill: Dems Can Do Without Obama In Their Reelection Battles

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

As several Democratic senators fight through tough reelection races in the south, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) appears confident that her colleagues ...