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Kentucky Senate candidates seek base voters

Kentucky Senate candidates seek base voters

Kentucky’s U.S. Senate candidates are both trying to carve away voters from the other’s base of support after a quarrelsome debate. Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell planned to court mining families…

Democrats spending a million a day on Senate races

Democrats spending a million a day on Senate races

Senate Democrats’ campaign arm spent almost $1 million a day last month to defend their at-risk majority, according to a summary of their September finances released Monday. The Democratic Senatorial…

Jimmy Carter back on the campaign trail

Jimmy Carter back on the campaign trail

It’s been more than four decades since Jimmy Carter campaigned across Georgia and asked voters to make him governor. His winning race set the stage for his election as president…

Governor’s race debate turns testy in Michigan

Governor’s race debate turns testy in Michigan

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder appealed for a second term during a debate Sunday by pointing to Michigan’s economic turnaround and Detroit’s progress toward emerging from bankruptcy, while Democratic challenger Mark…

Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

Obama wraps up California campaign fundraising trip

President Barack Obama on Saturday wrapped up a week that saw him raise campaign money for Democrats on both coasts. Obama attended a “round table” discussion at the home of…

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

Obama raising money for Democrats in California

President Barack Obama is on a three-day fundraising swing through California and what he says at some of his stops will be anybody’s guess. Two of the four events he’s…

Most Senate races focus on Obama

Most Senate races focus on Obama

President Barack Obama’s policies, national and local economic issues and women’s rights sparked clashes Tuesday night as Senate candidates debated in five states with just a month left before Election…

Ebola gives Rick Perry a chance to show leadership

Ebola gives Rick Perry a chance to show leadership

The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives…

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

Establishment Republicans should keep the champagne on ice until after the midterm elections. Too many are already popping corks, pronouncing their strategy of “crushing” the Tea Party during the primaries…

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte. Chelsea Clinton announced the news on Twitter and Facebook early Saturday, saying…