The Senate playing field has remained remarkably stable of late. That's not to say, however, that both parties don't have opportunities left to turn currently non-competitive races into top 10 affairs over the next few weeks and months.
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President Barack Obama was elected as a post-partisan figure of sorts but in his first six months in office, he and his political inner circle have taken an aggressive stance toward recruiting their preferred candidates in Senate races.
The New York Times isn't happy about a satirical website run by the Republican Governors Association that used the Old Grey Lady's layout to mock New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (D).
72 percent. That's the number of people in the new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll who say that President Barack Obama inherited the "current economic conditions" gripping the country as compared to just 14 percent who said the situation was the result mostly of his policies.
After months of silence, former President George W. Bush launched a broad-scale critique of President Barack Obama's approach to economic policy, national security and health care during a speech in Pennsylvania.
President Barack Obama will headline a fundraising dinner tonight to benefit Democrats' House and Senate campaign arms but the relatively modest haul expected -- $3 million -- is the latest piece of evidence that the party's expected fundraising advantage over Republicans has yet to materialize.
Days after the Fix penned a piece advising politicians to under no circumstances start up an account with the microblogging service Twitter, there are two fresh examples making out point.
Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak (D) ramped up the rhetoric against Arlen Specter in an e-mail fundraising solicitation sent to donors today, calling the Democratic Senator a "flight risk" due to his party switch earlier this year.
President Barack Obama's plan to overhaul financial institutions, which he will announce later today, will put Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd (D) at the center of legislative action over the coming months -- affording him the opportunity to rehab a battered image in advance of his 2010 re-election race.
Sen. John Ensign's bombshell announcement that he had engaged in an affair with a former campaign staffer was the latest in a series of difficult blows for an already-reeling party.
Nevada Republican Sen. John Ensign, a rising star in the Republican Party considering a 2012 presidential bid, is expected to hold a press conference later today in which he will acknowledge an extramarital affair, according to sources in Washington and Nevada.
A week after cracking a joke about the daughter of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez, late night comedian David Letterman formally apologized last night.
California politicos were abuzz yesterday with the news that Rep. John Campbell (R-Calif.) had switched his endorsement in the governor's race from state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner to former eBay president Meg Whitman.
The Fix's twittering fingers have been getting a little creaky these days so we thought we would jump back into the game today when White House press secretary Robert Gibbs takes the podium at 12:30 pm.
For all of the attention President Barack Obama's speech to the American Medical Association on Monday received, the true battle ground over whether or not significant health care reform will become law this year is in the Senate.
The Fix loves two things almost as much as we love Mrs. Fix and Fix Jr.: politics and baseball. Our twin passions have much in common: scads of statistics, personalities galore and an unending number of past versus present comparisons...
After a weekend spent getting to and back from the west coast, the Fix is, in the fine tradition of Champ Kind, sitting the next couple of plays out.