midterms

How will the recession, health care reform and new campaign financing rules affect the outcome on November 2?

 
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Interest groups spend millions to control state courts, study finds

Interest groups and corporations have spent millions to in an effort to influence state Supreme Courts across the country, a new study finds. Some experts — including Sandra Day O’Connor — fear justice can be bought by the highest bidder.

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Why the Republicans are grilling Kagan: the midterm elections

If GOP leaders have promised not to filibuster Elena Kagan’s nomination, why are they grilling her so thoroughly in her confirmation hearings this week? The answer is simple: the midterms.

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As Tea Party wins in Nevada, its candidates in the Northeast fade

The Tea Party has won victories in Nevada and Kentucky. But on Tuesday, Tea Party candidates were rebuffed in the battleground suburbs of the Northeast, where the battle for House may be won or lost.

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