Over the past 64 years, from Harry Truman's first elected term through Barack Obama's first term, the economy has grown faster when Democrats are in the White House. How much of that is good policy versus good luck?…
By Domenico Montanaro
Democrats are already expected to lose seats--both sides agree. The question is how many. If history is a guide, it could be very close as to whether Republicans wrest control of the Senate.
By Charles Babington, Associated Press
For Republicans, it's all about tying Democrats to Obama - especially to a health care law that remains unpopular with many Americans. And for Democrats, the election is about just about anything else.
By Michael J. Mishak, Associated Press
As other coastal states and the Obama administration take aggressive measures to battle the effects of global warming, Florida's top Republican politicians are challenging the science and balking at government fixes.
By Quinn Bowman
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced Wednesday afternoon Democrats would in fact participate in the Select Committee on Benghazi. The House voted to create the investigatory committee earlier this month on an overwhelmingly party line vote, with only seven Democrats…
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
The report, released Friday by nonpartisan analysts Kantar Media CMAG, estimates that $445 million was spent on political TV ads mentioning the law since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. Spending on negative ads outpaced positive ones…
By Associated Press
The latest Associated Press-GfK poll holds bad news for President Barack Obama, but as the November elections draw closer, there are ominous signs for congressional Democrats as well.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Republican strategists spent years developing a plan to take advantage of the 2010 census, first by winning state legislatures and then redrawing House districts to tilt the playing field in their favor. Their success was unprecedented.
By PBS NewsHour
The sluggish health care rollout, a president with struggling approval ratings and the influence of outside money all have Democrats worried about midterm elections. They could have a tough time taking back control of the House in November, while their…
By PBS NewsHour
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