Georgia’s 10th Congressional District runs from Gwinnett County on the west all the way to the South Carolina border on the east. Its current representative, Paul Broun, is doing his best to get elected to the Senate, leaving an open seat that’s being contested by no fewer than seven candidates. With first quarter fundraising numbers […]
David Brat, the long-shot challenger to Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) in Virginia's 7th Congressional District, is demanding an investigation into the new executive director of the Virginia Republican party, Kenney, after it was revealed Kenney's consulting firm is now on Cantor's payroll. Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula. Where: New Jersey's 12th Congressional District. What's going on: The New Jersey 12th is currently represented by Democratic Rep. Rush Holt. Holt first won election to the House in 1999 but has decided he's had enough, announcing in February that he would not seek re-election in 2014. Show More Summary
As mentioned in the daily, the 12th Congressional District race is dominated in funding by incumbent, Congressman John Barrow. Related! Remember US Rep. John Barrow, the guy everybody wants to take on? He’s raised $290,000 and has over ”…$400,000 more in the bank than he did at this point in 2012,” according to the Hill. […]
By Richard K. Barry Who: The J.D. Winteregg campaign. Where: Ohio's 8th Congressional District - web ad. What's going on: Mr. Winteregg is a Tea Party-backed candidate running agains House Speaker John Boehner (R). Just because someone had to, Winteregg produced an ad positioning himself as the answer to "electile dysfunction." Get it. Show More Summary
Former Newt Gingrich aide John McCallum, a GOP candidate in Georgia’s First Congressional District, launched an anti-Obamacare TV ad on Tuesday. “As a result of Obamacare, millions of Americans have seen their policies cancelled, premiums increase, and choices disappear,” said McCallum. Show More Summary
The Pacific Palisades Democratic Club set a standard for Democrats vying to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D) in the 33rd congressional district: You must have raised $200,000 by April 8 to qualify. The club used that standard to whittle down the field from ten contenders to only four: State Sen. Show More Summary
A mystery man — who wrote congressional legislation, rode with and influenced Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan and knew Washington well — has surfaced as the author of the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. Read full article >>
David Brat, an economics professor at Randolph-Macon College, is hoping to play the role of David to House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's Goliath in this June's Republican primary in Virginia's 7th Congressional District. But he's got his work cut out for him. Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: The Lizbeth Benacquisto campaign (special election) Where: Florida's 19th Congressional District What's going on: GOP freshman Trey Radel resigned back in January after being arrested for purchasing cocaine from an undercover agent. Show More Summary
In a seat being vacated by a Representative who was caught buying cocaine, the last thing voters in Florida's 19th Congressional District want is more scandal and cronyism. That was one of the main points former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin...Show More Summary
By Richard K. Barry Who: House Majority PAC (Democratic super-PAC), in support of Rep. Nick Rahall. Where: West Virginia's 3rd Congressional District. What's going on: Nick Rahall was first elected to the House in 1976, and while it's always hard to unseat a long-term incumbent, this is going to be a real race. Show More Summary
Eldridge married well, John Kerry well, and is passing around the equivalent of venture capital walking around money.
U.S. Rep. Vance McAllister says he won’t seek an FBI investigation of who leaked a video from his congressional district office that showed him kissing a married woman who isn’t his wife.
FRIENDLY POLL: Republican rivals of Virginia state Delegate Barbara Comstock are casting doubt on a poll that puts her ahead in the 10th Congressional District. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A new poll showing Barbara Comstock leading the GOP race to succeed Rep. Frank Wolf has raised more questions than...
Aaron Miller, the Minnesota Republican Party's nominee for the 1st Congressional District, said this week that he wanted to win because learning about evolution made his daughter cry, and he wanted to make sure that schools were notShow More Summary
Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning. Sign up here. Leading Off: • LA-05: Whoa. Looks like Vance McAllister's stay in Congress might be very short indeed: Fifth District Congressman...Show More Summary
Minnesota Republican congressional candidate Aaron Miller's gripe with Washington is personal. Speaking at the district convention on Saturday, Miller, an Iraq War vet who won the nomination to challenge four-term Democratic Rep. Tim...Show More Summary
For anyone that wants to follow along at home, I’ll be live blogging the 11th Congressional District Republican Debate hosted by the Cobb County Young Republicans. Hopefully I won’t have any technical glitches. Things are about to get underway.
One of the Wisconsin Republican Party's eight regional caucuses has passed a resolution asserting the state's right to split from the other 49 states. The GOP resolution for the state's 6th Congressional District reads, "Be it further...Show More Summary