Sunday, April 26, 2015
senate race
Kamala Harris

Poll: Senate Candidate Kamala Harris Unknown To More Than Half Of California Voters

Kamala Harris may be a weaker frontrunner than many pundits assume.

February 27, 2015
Ted Strickland

Ted Strickland Announces Senate Run In Ohio

Democrats have a top-tier challenger to Senator Rob Portman.

February 25, 2015
Antonio Villaraigosa

Villaraigosa Bows Out Of Senate Race, Leaving Others To Battle Harris

The field is wide open in the race to replace Senator Barbara Boxer.

February 25, 2015
Barack Obama

Vulnerable Senate Democrats Almost Always Voted With Obama

Democrats who have voted with Obama in the past are now facing challenges with midterm elections.

October 27, 2014
capitol hill

Poll: Dems Have Chance To Keep Senate By Focusing On Economy, Women

A new survey of likely voters in the 12 states where control of the Senate is being contested shows that the race between Democrats and Republicans is very close, but Democrats could pull ahead by conveying a populist economic message and attacking Republicans on women’s issues. The poll, which was conducted by Democracy Corps and […]

July 22, 2014
Mitch McConnell

Outraised By Grimes, McConnell Rethinks Money-As-Speech

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) has once again outraised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) in their 2014 Senate race — and all of a sudden, McConnell no longer seems so enthusiastic about the use of money as free speech. In the first three months of 2014, Grimes raised $2.7 million, edging McConnell’s […]

April 16, 2014
AFP lady

WATCH: Koch Group Targets A New Democratic Senator

Americans for Prosperity is expanding its reach in the 2014 midterm elections, with a new ad targeting Senator Mark Udall of Colorado. The ad, which the Denver Post reports is backed by a nearly $1 million buy over the next three weeks in Denver and Colorado Springs, should look familiar: It is almost a carbon […]

March 18, 2014
begich koch ad

WATCH: Democratic Senator Turns Tables On Koch Brothers

After enduring months of vicious attack ads from Americans for Prosperity — the right-wing, 501(c)(4) “dark money” group funded by billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch — Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) is fighting back. Senator Begich released the first television ad of his 2014 re-election campaign on Monday, directly targeting the Koch brothers for interfering […]

March 10, 2014
Bruce Braley

Poll: Braley Leads Iowa Senate Race, No Thanks To Obama

Democratic congressman Bruce Braley still leads the field in the race to replace retiring U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), according to the latest survey from Public Policy Polling. The poll finds Braley, who has represented Iowa’s 1st congressional district in the House since 2007, maintaining a solid edge over each of his potential Republican opponents. […]

February 25, 2014
Tillis ad

WATCH: Latest Obamacare Lie Already Appearing In GOP Attack Ads

Just two days after a Congressional Budget Office report launched the latest false attack against the Affordable Care Act — that the law will kill 2 million jobs — the spurious claim has already made its way into a 2014 campaign ad. In a web video released Thursday, Thom Tillis — the Speaker of North […]

February 6, 2014

Sexism Accusations Kick Off Contentious Massachusetts Senate Campaign

The 2012 senatorial election in Massachusetts is starting to heat up. Republican Senator Scott Brown is under attack from critics accusing him of sexism for his response to a quip by one of his Democratic challengers, Elizabeth Warren. During a debate on Tuesday night, the six Democrats vying for their party’s nomination in November’s election […]

October 7, 2011