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Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul , a "compassionate conservative"? That's the moniker he earns in this National Journal article.
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A series of instances in which Democratic candidates have belittled their opponents' military service is prompting a push-back from veterans groups and Republicans who note that the attacks are coming from career politicians who never served in the armed forces.
Republicans are acting as if they've already won control of the next Senate, and the media appears happy to play along.
Campaign finance is a small world. Through the first year of this election cycle, just 0.16% of American adults made campaign contributions of $200 or more, but that select group accounts for 63.9% of all contributions to federal candidates, PACs, and party committees.
Sen. Mary Landrieu is another Democrat running for re-election who is not running away from Obamacare.
As the world celebrates Earth Day, Sen. Mark Begich is out with a new ad touting his support for oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.
Ballot initiatives regarding the minimum wage, salmon fisheries in Bristol Bay, and pot legalization were originally expected to take place during Alaska's August primaries.
Citizens in Alaska are going to have to wait a little longer than previously expected before they can vote on a ballot initiative that would legalize recreational marijuana use, according to a new report by Reuters.
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich hops back on a snow machine in his latest TV ad, cruising across a frozen Arctic Ocean to highlight his efforts over the last five years to win approval for oil drilling.
Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.
A trio of initiatives, including ones to regulate marijuana like alcohol and hike the minimum wage, are expected to be pushed from August to November, a move that could encourage greater turnout on a day that already will play host to Democratic Sen. Mark Begich's high-profile reelection bid.
More evidence came out Friday that President Obama and his administration aren't big fans of oil and natural gas development.
The Legislature's failure to finish this year's session by Sunday means three ballot measures that had been set for the August primary ballot now are being moved to November.
Appearing on Meet the Press yesterday, DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz claimed that Republicans are nominating "extremists," and that there were no politics involved in President Obama's decision to delay the Keystone Pipeline.
The Legislature missed all its deadlines as it continued to work in fits and starts -- mostly fits -- through Sunday night and deep into Monday morning.
Are there any voters left who haven't made up their minds about the Affordable Care Act? Not many, but Democrats are counting on a few at the margins to come their way.