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Democratic Challengers, Open-Seat Candidates Have More Money on Average – But Number Running Is Down

Reports filed by House candidates covering financial activity continue to show an advantage for the Democratic Party among challengers and open seat candidates.

House Democratic challengers raised more than twice as much as their Republican counterparts through Sept. 362 more words

Rebuilding a Majority

Yesterday, briefly, was explored the question of the failure of the Democratic Party to capture the Congress and create a stable, long term majority. Looking now at the ability of the Party’s failings is just a reminder that the days of Sam Rayburn, John McCormack and Tip O’Neill are long gone. 895 more words


Tech-Funded PAC’s Race for Legitimacy Runs Through New Hampshire

Jim Rubens is an unlikely political savior, but the tech-funded Mayday PAC is betting the unknown New Hampshire Republican can pull off a miracle.

Rubens, a former Republican New Hampshire state senator, is trying to beat former Massachusetts Sen. 1,088 more words


Prediction: GOP Takes Back Senate In Nov.

Yeah, I know. I went out on a limb on that one…didn’t I? But sometimes, you have to go with more than gut feel, and that something more isn’t available until everybody already knows it. 535 more words


The Political ‘Center of the Universe:’ a former student’s perspective on the battle of the Professors

By: Zachary Spaeth, Associate, Miller/Wenhold Capitol Strategies

It was January 2014 when renowned Randolph-Macon College Economics professor David Brat was featured in the local news as an innovative candidate attempting to be the term limit on current GOP Majority Leader and VA-7 representative Eric Cantor. 477 more words


Roaming Through Georgia Primary Results

Republican candidate Ed Lindsey did poorly in the U.S. Representative, District 11 race – finishing 4th place in Tuesday’s primary voting by garnering a mere 8,389 votes out of 56,584 cast. 357 more words

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California Democrats are facing risk of voter turnoff because of Obama's failures

Obama’s falling approval ratings bode poorly for his party, whose voters may be  so fed up they may not cast ballots next November.

By  George Skelton… 1,008 more words