White House press secretary Robert Gibbs wins the Fix's "Worst Week in Washington" award!
We spent an hour earlier today fielding questions from Fixistas from around the country about the Nevada Senate race, the Robert Gibbs versus Nancy Pelosi drama and, of course, our projection of the five most compelling sports teams in the D.C. area in five years time.
Here's the Fix's sortable chart detailing who raised what in the second fundraising quarter.
Can Republicans win the Senate majority this fall? Yes, maybe.
West Virginia Gov. Joe Manchin (D) has selected his former general counsel, Carte Goodwin, as a temporary appointee to the Senate, according to a knowledgeable Democratic source.
A new independent poll shows Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (Nev.) opening up a seven-point edge over former state Assemblywoman Sharron Angle -- by far the most encouraging survey of this election cycle for the top ranking Senate Democrat.
The day after Rep. Anh "Joseph" Cao's (R) December 2008 win in Louisiana's second district, House Minority Leader John Boehner sent a memo to House Republicans declaring: "The future is Cao."
Sen. David Vitter's (R-La.) eleventh-hour primary challenger said today that he entered the race because voters "want another viable alternative" to the incumbent senator.
Even as BP works to (finally) cap the leaking pipeline in the Gulf Coast, there is new polling data out of Gallup that shows the American public has begun to turns its gaze away from the oil spill and back to the state of the economy.
Former Rep. Rob Simmons (R-Conn.) sought to throw some water Thursday on the smoldering speculation about whether he will re-enter the Connecticut Senate race.
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In a speech to a group of young Republicans today, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) will cast the GOP as the party of change and checks and balances -- a preview of the Republican message heading into the fall campaign.
The debate over the rightness -- and legality -- of Arizona's immigration legislation rages on nationally but in the state the law's political impact is beyond question -- catapulting Gov. Jan Brewer (R) from also-ran to frontrunner in the fall.
Former Rep. Scott McInnis's (R-Colo.) gubernatorial campaign is in a fight for its life as charges of plagiarism have led to questions of whether he can stay in the race.
The latest Washington Post/ABC News poll shows President Barack Obama's standing among white voters continuing to slip, a potentially ominous sign for his party with the midterm elections fast approaching.
The West Virginia special election to replace late Sen. Robert Byrd (D) is rapidly taking shape with Gov. Joe Manchin expected to name an interim Senator by Friday and announce his own run sometime soon after that even as Republicans grow more pessimistic about the likelihood of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito (R) entering the race.
Alabama Republicans selected their nominee for governor tonight, handing state Rep. Robert Bentley a come-from-behind victory over former state Sen. Bradley Byrne.
Republican candidates are continuing to dominate financially in key open seat Senate races while Democratic incumbents remain a fundraising bulwark for the party's majority status with less than four months left until election day.
Assessing the impact of Robert Gibbs' comments about the House being in play this fall.
Ohio's 13th district race between Rep. Betty Sutton (D) and auto dealer Tom Ganley (R) wins the Fix's "Choose your own House race" competition.
Six in ten Americans say they are likely to look around for someone new in the fall election according to the latest Washington Post/ABC national poll, an ominous sign for incumbents with the 2010 midterms less than four months off.
If Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-La.) can somehow pull an upset of Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) this November, he may well look back on Friday as the turning point.
Six weeks after Alabamans went to the polls in the state's primary, they'll vote again Tuesday in a runoff to decide the Republican nominee for governor -- and the result could be a surprising upset.
The AFL-CIO is launching the first stage of its field operation for November's elections, dropping more than 300,000 flyers at worksites in 23 states over the next two weeks.