GOP Could Control House Without Majority

Republicans could pick off enough support from wayward Democrats to take control of the House, even if they don’t win an outright majority, a member of the GOP leadership suggested this weekend. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the GOP’s chief deputy … Continued

Toomey Maintains Lead In Pennsylvania U.S. Senate Race

Republican Pat Toomey continues to hold a small lead over Democratic Congressman Joe Sestak in Pennsylvania’s U.S. Senate race. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Pennsylvania Voters shows Toomey earning 45% support, while Sestak picks up 39% of … Continued

Michigan GOP Gubernatorial Nomination Up For Grabs

On Aug. 3, Michigan voters will head to the polls to decide the Republican nominee for Governor in the Wolverine State. The three frontrunners for the GOP nomination are Attorney General Mike Cox,U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra and Ann Arbor businessman Rick Snyder. … Continued

Women Are At The Top Of The Ticket In Oklahoma

One broke the gender barrier in Oklahoma politics, holding a statewide seat for a dozen years before winning two terms in Congress. The other succeeded her at the lieutenant governor’s office and narrowly defeated the state’s 16-year attorney general in … Continued

Red Tide Favoring Republicans In Washington State

On Jan. 19, Republican Scott Brown rocked the political world by winning Ted Kennedy’s old Senate seat in Massachusetts. At that time, Republicans held a rare 3 percent lead in national generic ballot polling, and President Barack Obama’s approval rating … Continued

Turncoat Charlie Crist Retools Florida Senate Bid

Not so long ago, Florida Gov. Charlie Crist’s bid for the Senate was written off and his chances of winning seemed so remote that he needed to switch parties and run as an independent to have a chance at victory. … Continued

The GOP’s Big Prize In 2010: Redistricting

Republican State Leadership Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie predicts a $30 million effort to elect GOP party members at the state level will cause at least 10 legislative chambers to flip from Democrat to Republican in November, giving Republicans greater power … Continued