Some of the most powerful political committees faced a deadline this week to reveal how much cash they raised and spent during July, August and September.
It was likely to be one the last times before Nov. 4’s elections that voters could see how millions of dollars were flowing into outside campaign groups.
Almost two years after his Election Day drubbing, Mitt Romney is the Republican man in demand.
The twice-defeated White House contender is campaigning across seven states this week, covering nearly 6,000 miles in five days to raise money and energy for Republican midterm candidates from Georgia to Colorado.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is the one figure uniting U.S. religious conservatives frustrated by a leaderless Republican Party that’s divided over foreign policy, immigration and social issues.
The prospect of another Clinton White House stirred anguish at the Values Voter Summit over the weekend. Hundreds of conservative activists debated the Republican Party’s future and warned that the acknowledged but unannounced 2016 Democratic front-runner would cement what they see as President Barack Obama’s attack on religious freedom.
Are women less money conscious than men, and is that why they earn less? Are sex-education classes designed to turn students gay? Do people on food stamps eat better than grocery store owners?
Five things Republicans hope to do if they win control of the U.S. Senate this fall:
1. Try to pass measures backed by some congressional Democrats but opposed by President Barack Obama. This could include approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline and removing a tax on medical devices. Obama might find it difficult to veto such bipartisan efforts.
Heard of the Koch brothers, the billionaires buying up influence across the country to push a conservative agenda?
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker suffered a defeat six weeks before Election Day.
On Sept. 24, a three-member panel of the Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a federal judge erred when he halted a second “John Doe” investigation into possible illegal coordination between Walker’s recall campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups.
Marijuana entrepreneurs are taking another step into the mainstream by becoming political donors.
Marijuana businesses are using some of their profits to support cannabis-friendly candidates and ballot questions that could bring legal pot to more states.
Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Democratic challenger Mary Burke are running neck-and-neck in recent polls, but close contests are nothing new for Walker, who survived a recall election just two years ago.