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senate elections
Barbara Mikulski

Longest-Serving Woman In History Of Congress Announces Retirement

Barbara Mikulski won’t seek a sixth term in the Senate.

March 2, 2015
ayotte

How Republicans Could Risk A Senate Seat To Win The White House

The GOP’s next vice-presidential pick could swing control of the U.S. Senate.

February 9, 2015
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Republicans Appear In Position To Take Senate Control

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Voters hate Washington, and they’ll get their chance to shake things up in November’s midterm elections. The big question is whether the Republicans can win control of the Senate while holding the House of Representatives, which would give them control of the entire Congress for the remaining […]

September 2, 2014
Kay Hagan

Female Voters Will Be Pivotal In Key North Carolina Senate Contest

By Renee Schoof, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Women were the key to Senator Kay Hagan’s election in 2008, and in what is likely to be a close race for re-election this year, she is stressing issues aimed at them — equal pay, health care, birth control and education. The strategy is part of the […]

May 18, 2014
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Poll: Democrats Could Win Obamacare Debate, Still Lose Senate

Republicans are in a good position to win majority control of the U.S. Senate — despite their poor poll numbers on almost every key political issue, including health care reform — according to a revealing new Washington Post/ABC News poll. The poll finds Republicans comfortably ahead in states holding Senate elections in 2014. If the […]

March 4, 2014
Ken Buck

Ken Buck Is Back, And This Time He Says He Doesn’t Hate Women

Failed 2010 Senate candidate Ken Buck (R) is ramping up another run, and he’s determined to overcome the gender gap that destroyed his previous attempt to join Congress. Buck, who has served as Weld County district attorney since 2004, is widely considered to be the frontrunner for the Republican nomination to oppose incumbent Senator Mark […]

February 17, 2014
mcconnell paul

WATCH: Rand Paul Throws Mitch McConnell Under The Bus

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wants you to vote for Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) in the upcoming midterm elections. He just can’t think of a single good reason why. Paul all but walked back his endorsement of McConnell during an interview with right-wing radio host Glenn Beck, which was posted to YouTube on Saturday. […]

February 10, 2014
Mitch McConnell

Poll: Grimes Opens Up Lead Over McConnell In Kentucky Senate Race

Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has opened up a 4 percent lead over Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), according to a new Lexington Herald-Leader/WKYT Bluegrass Poll. The poll finds Grimes, Kentucky’s secretary of state, leading McConnell by a 46 to 42 percent margin among likely voters, with 12 percent undecided. The results make it […]

February 7, 2014
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Poll: Gingrey Leads Crowded GOP Field In Georgia Senate Race

Gaffe-prone U.S. representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA) holds a narrow lead in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia, according to a new survey from The Polling Company. The poll, which was commissioned by right-wing group Citizens United and released Tuesday, finds Gingrey leading the seven-candidate Republican field at 19 percent. Former Georgia secretary of […]

February 5, 2014
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