MI-1 GOP Primary: Benishek Ahead By A Single Vote

One vote is all that separates the top two Republican candidates seeking election in Michigan’s 1st Congressional District, which represents northern Bay County, the northern Lower Peninsula and the Upper Peninsula. According to the Michigan Secretary of State, Tea Party … Continued

Dick Morris To Address Va. Tea Party Convention

Dick Morris, political strategist and Fox News columnist, has joined the roster of speakers for the Virginia Tea Party Convention.  Morris is also known as the man who “revived Bill Clinton’s presidency after Republican gains in the 1994 midterms.”  Morris … Continued

Cornyn On Obama Headlining Giannoulias Fundraiser

U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), Chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), issued the following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s fundraiser for Democrat Senate hopeful Alexi Giannoulias (D-IL) in Chicago today: “It will certainly be interesting to hear how … Continued

Fiorina Trails Boxer By 5 In California

The U.S. Senate race between Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer and her Republican challenger Carly Fiorina remains close in California. The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Boxer picking up 45% support, while Fiorina earns 40% of … Continued

Ohio Governor’s Race: Kasich Still Leads Strickland

Republican John Kasich’s support has fallen to its lowest level to date as he challenges Democratic incumbent Ted Strickland in Ohio’s gubernatorial race. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Ohio shows Kasich with 45% of the … Continued

DNC Begins Effort To Link GOP & Tea Party

The Democratic National Committee is today launching an effort to force Republicans “to stand with the Tea Party or disavow their beliefs,” as DNC Spokeswoman Brandi Hoffine put it in a release. The group is urging local reporters in 30 … Continued

Senate Inaction May Cut Against Both Parties

After the worst oil leak in U.S. history and months of heated negotiations on energy and spill-response legislation, senators will head home for the August recess empty-handed. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he plans to bring back the … Continued

RNC Sets Lofty 2010 Fundraising Goal

The Republican National Committee has announced an ambitious fundraising goal of $107 million in 2010. The RNC raised $49 million in the first half of 2010, getting outpaced by their Democratic rivals, the DNC, by $4.8 million. That means the … Continued

Senate Special Elections Cloud November Picture

Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.) is huddling with his lawyers to decide whether to mount a legal challenge to force his way onto the November ballot for the special election to serve out the remainder of President Obama’s Senate term. “I … Continued