Gen. David Petraeus is the winner of the Fix's "Worst Week in Washington" competition this week.
Midterm elections -- particularly the first midterm of a president's first term in office -- tend to be nationalized, serving as an early referendum on how the chief executive is doing in the eyes of voters.
After two election cycles in the political wilderness, conservatives appear to be rallying in advance of the 2010 midterm election.
Tea Party activists have played a central role in nominating their preferred candidates in the Senate races in Kentucky, Nevada and Utah so far this year. Their next target: Alaska.
President Barack Obama's decision to relieve Gen. Stanley McChrystal of his oversight of the Afghanistan war on Wednesday was painted by his allies -- and many in the media -- as a prime example of strong and decisive leadership.
At an intimate grassroots fundraiser last night - his first public appearance in Washington since winning the Kentucky Senate nod last month -- Rand Paul warmed up the crowd with a wry reference to his rocky debut on the national stage.
Four liberal groups are planning an $11 million campaign beginning next week on ads designed to pressure Senators on the need for comprehensive energy reform.
Long dismissed as inconsequential to final electoral outcomes, several third party candidates running for governor this year are drawing considerable attention from the two major parties due to their presumed impact on November races.
Who had the "Worst Week in Washington"? The Fix is accepting nominations!
The Fix picks his winners and losers from the primaries and runoffs in Utah, North Carolina and South Carolina on Tuesday night.
South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley's easy victory in the state's gubernatorial runoff Tuesday is sure to establish her as the newest rising star in the GOP ranks and a coveted 2012 endorser.
South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley cruised to the Republican nomination for governor tonight, a victory that makes her not just the frontrunner for the office this fall but a likely national GOP star.
The Fix live-blogs the primaries and runoffs tonight in North and South Carolina as well at Utah.
Another primary day is here and, with it, another Fix prediction contest!
Voters going to the polls in two states today -- North and South Carolina -- are casting ballots for the second time in as many months in elections where turnout is estimated to fall somewhere between a dismal two to 17 percent.
Voters are voting in North Carolina, South Carolina and Utah today! As always on election days, we aim to bring you the best guide to the political day: our what to watch for guide as results begin to stream in tonight.
A new nationwide survey shows that "Wal-Mart Moms" -- a voting bloc coveted by both national parties -- are deeply conflicted about President Barack Obama and the coming midterm elections.
In the wake of President Barack Obama's Oval Office address to the country last Tuesday, a narrative has been on the march: liberals, the people who served as the electoral backbone for his candidacy in 2008, have fallen out of love with the chief executive.
Former Congressional candidate Tim Bridgewater (R) holds a nine-point lead over businessman Mike Lee (R) heading into tomorrow's Senate primary, according to a poll released over the weekend.
House Republicans have unleashed a slew of internal polls in recent days, seeking to put the country but, more accurately, the media and its donor base, on notice the playing field for the fall is rapidly expanding.
New data from Gallup today suggests that Republican voters are significantly more enthusiastic about the 2010 midterm elections than in years past, further evidence of an energized GOP base heading into the fall campaign.