Hello North Carolina Democrats! The “Real” Democratic Candidate for the 3rd Congressional District, Marshall Adame, will return home from the Middle East to kickoff his campaign on 10 December 2013. Marshall will be arriving at the Albert-Ellis...Show More Summary
Left-leaning political action committee Democracy for America is endorsing its first Congressional candidate for the 2014 election cycle, Rep. Michael Honda (D-Calif.). At stake is California’s 17th District, home to the Silicon Valley...Show More Summary
By Benjamin Yount | Illinois Watchdog BLOOMINGTON, IL — Illinois’ 13th Congressional District was drawn to send a Democrat to Congress, but the map failed. BY DEMOCRATS, FOR DEMOCRATS: The 13th District was drawn to favor the Democrats. Now, three new Democrats are trying to wrestle the central Illinois district from the Republicans, but Obamacare...
Texas' 27th Congressional District offers a perfect rebuttal to those trying to pretend that gerrymandering and big money did not play a huge role in the recent government shutdown and gridlock in Washington in general. There is no doubt that our nation remains closely and starkly divided in our political views. Show More Summary
Pat sends us a link from the New Hampshire Journal in regards to the announcement yesterday by Republican Marilinda Garcia (pictured above) that she intended to run for the 2d Congressional District seat, currently occupied by Democrat Anne Kuster. According to the article it only took minutes for Democrats to begin to demean her. Within […]
John Whitbeck, chairman of Virginia's 10th Congressional District Republican Committee, announced Monday> that he will run for Attorney General-Elect Mark Herring's open state senate seat -- barring any changes from a potential statewide recount. The post Party Chairman Who Told Anti-Semitic Joke At Cuccinelli Rally Is Now Running For Office appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Minnesota City Pages has obtained photographs of Stewart Mills, Republican candidate for the House from Minnesota’s 8th Congressional District, partying like it’s 1999, and they ain’t pretty: In June, we broke the news that Stewart Mills is a Packers fan. That being the case, perhaps nobody should be surprised to learn that dude knows how […]
Marianne Williamson, the spiritual guru whose written numerous best-selling books, is running against Henry Waxman for the Democratic nomination in California’s 33rd district. And she’s running the kind of campaign you’d expect a spiritual guru to run. Williamson has promised an idealistic campaign that focuses on ideas. She even refuses to call Waxman her “opponent,” […]
In a historic 64-32 vote, the Senate this month approved the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would ban discrimination in hiring and firing based on sexual orientation or gender identity, sending the bill to the House, where it's destined to...
The growing fracking industry is "yielding gushers" of campaign donations for congressional candidates—particularly Republicans from districts with fracking activity—according to a new report from the watchdog group Citizens for Responsible...Show More Summary
Roll Call magazine sat down with former State Rep. and current 10th Congressional district candidate Donna Sheldon. Short article here and video here: Full disclosure: I have donated to and am supporting Donna Sheldon in this race.
Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) Well, the headline pretty much covers it: Politico reports that freshman GOP Rep. Trey Radel, who represents Florida's 19th Congressional District, was arrested late last month in Washington, D.C. for possession of cocaine. Show More Summary
Dan Bongino, a twelve-year veteran of the Secret Service and now a Republican candidate for Maryland’s sixth congressional district, says he's had his insurance canceled by Obamacare.Bongino kept his federal health insurance plan temporarily...Show More Summary
Results of the special federal runoff election for Louisiana’s vacant Fifth Congressional District are finally in, and it strikes another blow against the institutional GOP as an “outsider” who supports one facet of Obamacare beats the party’s favored candidate: Louisiana voters elected Republican Vance McAllister in a runoff to fill the state’s vacant Fifth District […]
There was an upset win in the runoff to fill the vacant seat in Louisiana's 5th Congressional District last night. Jindal-backed favorite and party regular state Sen. Neil Riser (R) was defeated by newcomer Vance McAllister (R). In national political terms this sounds like a bit of a yawner since this was a run-off between two Republicans. Show More Summary
My Friends in the 3rd Congressional District of North Carolina. North Carolina is on the verge of a new era. Democrats in the 3rd District have a golden opportunity to be a major part in shaping that new era. Marshall Adame represents that change that North Carolina and the 3rd District so desperately needs. Show More Summary
Representative Earl Blumenauer, whose congressional district includes most of Portland, Ore., told National Review Online today that a TV show skewering his city seemed pretty realistic to him. The third season of Portlandia, a sketch...Show More Summary
(CNN) - After briefly flirting with running for the seat himself, “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson is calling on Louisiana voters to support a fellow Republican for the state’s 5th Congressional District. “Hey this is Willie Robertson reminding you to get out Saturday, November 16 and vote for my good buddy, Vance McAllister,” Robertson said […]
10th district congressional candidate Mike Collins sent out a presser detailing the newly-added chairs and co-chairs for his campaign. While it isn’t especially exciting for those of us not in the 10th, it is worth noting that his campaign has managed to organize people in counties that the Georgia Republican Party has not. Mike Collins [...]
In Arkansas’s 4th Congressional District, there is only one candidate conservatives can support with a clear conscience. That would be Tommy Moll. Tommy Moll has a degree from William & Mary, a law degree from Columbia, and co-founded Law Students for Life. Show More Summary