McConnell Expands Lead Over Grimes In Ky. Senate Race
October 31 2014 7:52 AM
Mitch McConnell has gone from a one-point lead over Alison Lundergan Grimes to a five-point advantage in the span of a week.
Polls: GOP Winning In Iowa, Keeping It Close In Kansas
October 30 2014 11:09 AM
Joni Ernst has a 4-point lead over Bruce Braley in Iowa, while independent Greg Orman is in a statistical dead heat with Pat Roberts.
Iowa Senate Candidate Hits Deer; No Injuries
October 30 2014 8:55 AM
The Joni Ernst campaign's RV was carrying the candidate, some staffers, and U.S. Sen. John McCain when it hit a deer. There were no injuries.
Will A GOP Senate Win Usher In A New Budget Fight?
October 30 2014 8:34 AM
Funding for the government will expire on Dec. 11, and Congress must pass a spending bill to avoid another shutdown.
The Hijacking Of #KeepCalmVoteDem
October 30 2014 8:11 AM
#KeepCalmVoteDem was intended to energize Democratic voters, but conservatives used the hashtag to mock Democrats.
Advocates Worry Obama May Scale Back Or Delay Immigration Action
October 30 2014 3:49 AM
The fears are rooted in politics and a history of perceived broken promises.
And The Early-Voting Advantage Goes To...
October 29 2014 8:36 AM
Here’s a breakdown of how the voting so far in five states with important U.S. Senate races in the midterms.
Are Democrats Losing Latino Voters Ahead Of Midterms?
October 28 2014 8:02 PM
A poll showed 50 percent of Hispanic voters don't think it matters who wins the Senate come November.
How 2016 Candidates Are Using The Midterms
October 28 2014 5:43 PM
Boosting name recognition and currying favor in the party, likely 2016 candidates hit the road -- with some bumps along the way.
Landrieu Keeps Obama, Reid At Arm's Length At Louisiana Senate Debate
October 28 2014 4:18 PM
"I’m not going to blame anyone but myself if I lose,” Landrieu said.
Obama Ramps Up Election Schedule After Avoiding Campaign Trail
October 28 2014 10:31 AM
With just a week to go until the elections, Obama is scheduled to make his first campaign stop with a Democratic Senate candidate.
Elections Could See More Democratic Governors
October 28 2014 9:05 AM
Eleven gubernatorial races are within 4 percentage points, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News/YouGov poll.
Mitch McConnell Campaign Ad Shows His Softer Side -- And Many Bloodhounds
October 28 2014 8:18 AM
The playful campaign ad from Mitch McConnell is a nod to an influential spot that helped him win his first Senate election in 1984.
Tea Partiers Make Peace With The GOP Establishment, For Now
October 28 2014 8:16 AM
With an eye on taking the Senate, tea party groups are throwing their support to GOP candidates they opposed in the primaries.
Brooklyn Prosecutor Top Candidate To Lead US Justice Department
October 27 2014 8:51 PM
Loretta Lynch, the head federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, is emerging as a leading candidate to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, according to people familiar with the matter.
Obama’s Approval Rating Plummets Before Midterm Elections
October 27 2014 8:37 PM
Republicans already are expected to win three of the six seats they need to control the Senate.
Jeb Bush 2016? He May Have Problem With GOP Base
October 27 2014 6:05 PM
The family name isn't his biggest problem. On immigration and education, Bush is out of step with Republican primary voters.
GOP Gaining Ground In Midterm Elections: Polls
October 27 2014 9:15 AM
The GOP has leads in three of five of the closest 2014 Senate races, but the advantages are slim.
Midterms 2014: What Races To Watch Now
October 24 2014 3:12 PM
With 11 days left, what to watch for in Senate and governor's races in Kentucky, Kansas, Georgia, Masssachusetts and New Hampshire.
2014 Midterm Elections: More Women In Electorate But More Men Vote
October 24 2014 2:28 PM
New studies suggest the key Senate races that are too close to call may come down to the women vote.