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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Tuesday brushed off concerns about his spotty attendance at hearings held by the
The former Pennsylvania senator, who finished second after eventual GOP nominee Mitt Romney in the 2012 Republican primary
"I resent the notion that women shouldn't be talked to directly about issues we care about," Gillibrand said during an event
While most voters are generally supportive of climate action, it tends to fall below other issues when voters are asked to
All of us agreed that Agenda 21 is a horrible idea. One of those implications to Americans, again, going back to what did
Why do the Republicans feel a need to engage in such shady voter intimidation schemes year after year? Why are they so afraid of letting people go to the polls and choosing whichever candidates they prefer, free from interference with their right to vote?
In June, Republicans running for Senate in Arkansas, Iowa and Colorado -- another state where the Senate contest is approaching
We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).
A politician who evokes violent resistance in such broad terms as did Joni Ernst -- and who refuses to clarify let alone walk them back -- is certainly not appealing to the better angels of our nature. By ginning up the darkest fears of extremists, she is playing a dangerous game.
As the Koch brothers and their ultra-wealthy cronies think they've figured out, a little chicken manure goes a long way when it comes to misleading voters into supporting the GOP.
Those who intend to cast their votes for candidates who have softened their public image should ask themselves if bait and switch as a campaign strategy promises better law-making than we have seen so far from an obstructionist Congress.
J. Ann Selzer, who conducted the poll, told the paper, "This race looks like it's decided." 51 percent of likely voters support
"If we win Iowa, we're going to do just fine," he said. "Iowa is critical. There's no other way to say it." The Iowa Senate
Beyond the Susan B. Anthony List's efforts in Iowa, its super PAC, the Women Speak Out PAC, has committed millions of dollars
Watch the video above. But then comes that smile, that smirk, even a frown -- each of which is worth a thousand words. As
Hatch: "Election day is the final poll." To watch clips from the interviews, courtesy of the Des Moines Register and KCWI's
Thanks to embryonic stem cell research, and the strong support of Democrats like retiring Tom Harkin, (whom Joni Ernst hopes to replace), all three of these conditions are closer to cure right now.
Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.
Dear Senator Harkin: I have learned that you are sitting on $2.4 million in your campaign funds. Some of that is my money.
As a female Republican candidate with extreme, far right-wing views and a love for guns, Iowa's U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst is a lot like Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann.