The Fix is taking today and tomorrow off as we seek to fight off a cold that Fix Jr. is trying to pass on and prepare for the little man's second Easter. (And, yes, to begin plotting how we can...
Hours before his planned Facebook town hall tonight, Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is rolling out his first slate of candidate endorsements for the 2010 midterms.
At midnight tonight, the first fundraising quarter of the year comes to a close -- a make or break three months for many federal candidates around the country. A surprisingly strong quarter can turn what looked like a longshot into the next big thing. A disappointing last three months can spell the beginning of the end (or the end of the end) for a candidate.
Texas Republican Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will go back on her pledge to resign her seat and instead serve out the remaining two years of her term, according to a source familiar with her decision.
A feverish debate is under way in political Washington this week about whether or not the White House can legitimately claim that the passage of the health care bill created a real bump in poll numbers both for the legislation itself and for the Democratic party who championed it.
Today's filing deadline for candidates for office in South Dakota marks the start of serious talk about Sen. John Thune's potential presidential campaign in 2012. The Thune forces have been loathe to discuss his potential 2012 candidacy while there was still a possibility -- albeit it a VERY slim one -- that he could draw a serious Democratic challenge.
Six weeks out from the Kentucky Republican primary for Senate, Secretary of State Trey Grayson and ophthalmologist Rand Paul are in a heated television war over that most touchy of political subjects: the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The controversy over a series of expenditures by the Republican National Committee in January -- including one for nearly $2,000 at a topless night club in California -- has triggered a whole host of questions about the potential political impact of the revelations on RNC Chairman Michael Steele and on the party more broadly.
Like all political junkies, we were entranced by the Florida Senate debate between Gov. Charlie Crist (R) and former state House Speaker Marco Rubio (R) on "Fox News Sunday".
Arkansas Lt. Gov. Bill Halter is going after Sen. Blanche Lincoln on her 2008 vote in favor of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) in a new ad in their Democratic primary race.
The nationally televised debate between Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and former state House Speaker Marco Rubio on Sunday made clear that the Republican Senate primary is going to be a knockdown, drag-out brawl between now and, gulp, August 24.
Craig Varoga, a longtime Democratic political operative, has formed a group -- known as Patriot Majority PAC -- with the specific goal of keeping Tea Party candidates out of office. "Americans need to confront the dangerous ideas of the tea party movement head on, without any fear, before they gain any additional traction in the legislative process or the 2010 elections," said Varoga, who managed former Iowa governor Tom Vilsack's 2008 presidential race.