After the longest and one of the more negative midterm campaigns on record, strategists are trying to leave voters with a slightly less terrible taste in their mouths.
Campaign blogs roundup
It didn’t take long after Ebola spread to the United States for it to spread to the campaign trail.
A year after the GOP-induced government shutdown and the disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov, Republicans and ObamaCare have made comebacks. But Democrats are still waiting for theirs.
An ad from Rep. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) is the latest example of a pervasive trend on the campaign trail this cycle: candidates touting their frugality at home as evidence they’ll bring those same values to the House or Senate.
The politics of terrorism are back.
The progressive angst with Hillary Clinton is well-documented, but a trove of emails from a private members-only Google group for progressives called “Gamechanger Salon” reveals just how deep that angst goes.
Hillary Clinton was eager to give a wink and a nod to her potential 2016 presidential run during her appearance in Iowa on Sunday.
Foreign policy looks likely to become an issue in the midterms, and Democrats are caught in a quandary on how to handle it.
Sen. Mark Begich’s (D-Alaska) ad tying a horrific murder case in Alaska to Republican Dan Sullivan was a risk that immediately backfired.
The effort could offer Republicans another opportunity not only to hammer red-state Democrats for what they’ve deemed are Obama’s job-killing energy policies, but also to attack Obama for a pattern of “lawlessness,” if he seeks to go around Congress to secure the pact.