Michele Bachmann made headlines Tuesday by issuing a press release on her campaign site that she raised more than a $1 million from July 1-25 – a period during which she was at the center of a controversy regarding letters…
The nine week gap between the primary and runoff elections is the longest for any U.S. Senate run-off in Texas history.
Two are retiring and at least one incumbent is vulnerable, but several strong female candidates may help offset these losses for a record of 19+ women in the U.S. Senate in January 2013.
The Top 12 states with the largest average Libertarian vote totals in presidential elections are all located in the western region of the country, led by Alaska, Arizona, and Wyoming.
Nearly one-third of the members of Congress who made the list prior to the last election cycle eventually lost their seat, lost a race for higher office, retired, or resigned in scandal.
A recent SurveyUSA poll of likely Minnesota voters unsurprisingly found a single-digit race on the top of November’s ballot (Obama up six points over Romney) and a blow-out just below (Amy Klobchuar up 24 on GOP challenger Kurt Bills). Such…
The origin of what is now the critics’ favorite charge against Representative Bachmann dates back to 2005, before gaining steam three years later with Katrina vanden Heuvel, Chris Matthews, Rachel Maddow, and Joan Walsh.
Although both sides of the aisle largely steered clear of discussing the incident, House Democrats have issued official press releases on the Aurora tragedy at three times the rate of GOPers.
As of mid-day Thursday, no other U.S. Senator has issued a press release defending Huma Abedin after the senior senator from Arizona’s impassioned remarks in the chamber Wednesday.
Upper Midwestern Democrats are hoping the large deficits they currently face in state legislatures around the five-state region (IA, MN, ND, SD, WI) do not grow in November’s elections. After the 2010 cycle, Republicans enjoyed a 144-88 advantage in state…