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Obama to Campaign for Gubernatorial Candidate in Maine

President Obama will head to Maine to rally voters for the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, his latest in a number of appearances campaigning as the midterm elections draw closer. These appearances come after the president has been sidelined due to a low approval rating and his unpopularity of late in some states. Obama will head Thursday […]

Vice President Biden Says Tea Party March Must Be Stopped

Campaigning in one of the contests for a key U.S. Senate seat, Vice President Joseph Biden said that keeping control of the Senate by the Democrats would break the hard right’s back and ease some of the Washington gridlock. Biden said that the choice next week between Bruce Braley the Democrat and Joni Ernst the […]

House Democrats Spending Money on Ads to Protect Seat in Nevada

National Democrats are purchasing ad time in an attempt to protect the suddenly vulnerable Nevada first term congressman, as a number of races in the House become more competitive just days shy of the November 4 midterm elections. The Democratic Congressional Committee will work together with Representative Steve Hosford’s reelection campaign to have commercials aired […]

Dark Money Fuels Campaign Season of Negativity

An ad depicts Mark Udall the Democratic Senator from Colorado as a clone of President Obama who twists the truth. Another portrays Thom Tillis a GOP Senate candidate as a destroyer of families and a tool for special interests. The attacks on television in ad campaigns reveal interesting themes taking place in the election races […]

Ohio Governor: Repeal Obamacare, but Not the Good Parts

On Monday, another political firestorm broke out when Ohio Governor John Kasich was quoted as saying the repeal of Obamacare would not happen. That view is nearly never heard, at least publicly, amongst the vast majority of Republicans, let alone those thinking about running for the presidency in 2016. Kasich however said his words were […]

Republicans Hope for Victory in Maine Senate

While most of the attention has been placed on the highly competitive race in Maine for governor, the state Democratic and Republican parties are as focused or even more focused on races that are not getting the attention statewide but that are seen as just as critical including those for the Maine Senate and House. […]

Bill Clinton in New Hampshire For Democrats

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton was in New Hampshire on Thursday night to help rally Democrats for the upcoming midterm elections. Many of those attending a function with Clinton were interested in the future of his wife as their possible Presidential candidate. Clinton was the keynote speaker for the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner in New Hampshire. He […]

Governor Rick Scott Claims of Fewer Deaths by Child Abuse Are Questioned

Florida’s Governor Rick Scott, a Republican, has repeatedly told voters that the neglected and abused children have been safer under his Florida leadership than when Charlie Crist his opponent who is a Democrat was the governor. However, an examination by a news agency of his claim shows it might be a bit of an exaggeration. […]

Senate Democrats Dished Out Over $27 Million During September

Democrats in the U.S. Senate who are campaigning for reelection spent close to $1 million per day in defense of their Senate majority that is currently at risk in the upcoming November elections. The Senatorial Campaign Committee for the Democrats released the figures on Monday that also showed the group took in over $16 million […]

First Lady of Oregon Sorry for Marrying Man for Green Card

In 1997, the current first lady of Oregon, Cylvia Hayes, received $5,000 to marry a man from Ethiopia who wanted to receive his green card. During a news conference full of tears in Portland, Oregon, Hayes said that she made a big mistake in a period of her life that was unstable and difficult. She […]