The Republican National Committee spent twice as much as it raised in July, leaving the committee with just over $5 million on hand with less than three months left before the 2010 midterm elections.
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee took in $4.4 million and spent $3.5 million July, leaving it with $22.5 million cash on hand. In the same period, the Republican National Senatorial Committee raised $4.2 million and spent $2.6 million, giving it $21.2 million in the bank.
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The Fix expands our list of competitive Senate races from ten to 15!
Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will raise money for two aspiring gubernatorial candidates on the West Coast today as he continues to use his role as vice chairman of the Republican Governors Association to boost candidates this fall and help position himself for a near-certain run for president in 2012.
The White House released a statement reiterating that President Obama is a "committed Christian" and noting that he "doesn't wear (his faith) on his sleeve."
The news today that nearly one-in-five Americans believe that President Obama is a Muslim reveals that the persistent untruth that began during the 2008 campaign has taken root in some significant segment of the American public.
Florida Rep. Kendrick Meek said today that billionaire real estate developer Jeff Greene, his rival for the Democratic Senate nomination next Tuesday, does not have the qualities necessary to effectively represent Floridians in the world's greatest deliberative body.
The Fix takes an in-depth look at Ohio's 13th district race where Rep. Betty Sutton (D) is trying to beat back a serious challenge from wealthy car dealer Tom Ganley (R).
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There is widespread -- and growing -- confusion about President Barack Obama's religious affiliation with one in five Americans now saying (incorrectly) that he is a Muslim, according to a new national poll conducted by the Pew Research Center.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) is endorsing and making contributions to nine new Republican candidates in Colorado, Washington and Wyoming.
A political name just isn't worth what it used to be.
Florida Rep. Kendrick Meek's (D) growing strength in advance of his Democratic primary Senate fight against billionaire investor Jeff Greene (D) presents an interesting conundrum for many establishment Democrats who have long believed that their best chance of winning the seat rests on the independent candidacy of Gov. Charlie Crist.
As the controversy surrounding President Obama's remarks on the proposed Ground Zero mosque and Islamic center continues to roil both parties, Comedy Central's Jon Stewart poked a little fun at the president's apparent wavering on the issue in a segment earlier this week.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney penned an op-ed in today's Boston Globe blasting President Obama's economic policies and, in so doing, provided yet more evidence of his laser-like focus on financial matters as he prepares to challenge the incumbent in 2012.
Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) will face former GOP gubernatorial candidate Dino Rossi (R) in November after they were the top two vote-getters in Washington's primary on Tuesday.
A federal jury in Chicago found former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich guilty of a single count of lying to federal agents but deadlocked over the other 23 charges against him, a major victory for the Illinois Democrat who has long maintained his innocence.
Asked about Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's position on the proposed ground zero mosque, White House Deputy Press Secretary Bill Burton said that President Obama "respects the right of anybody" to disagree.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is putting its money where its mouth has been for a long time and going on the offensive. It said Tuesday that it is set to reserve ad space in 41 districts, including 40 districts currently held by Democrats.
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed Pennsylvania Rep. Joe Sestak today. Where does the endorsement rank in the Fix endorsement hierarchy?
New York Gov. David Paterson (D) will meet with the imam and developer of the proposed mosque near Ground Zero "later this week" to discuss the possibility of re-locating the development, according to Rep. Peter King (R).
Voters are voting in two western states today -- Washington, where Sen. Patty Murray (D) is running for a fourth term, and Wyoming, where Republicans face a heated four-way battle in the race to succeed term-limited Gov. Dave Freudenthal (D).
American Crossroads, the conservative outside organization that has pledged to raise upwards of $60 million on the midterm elections, is spending nearly $1 million on new television ads in the Colorado and Ohio Senate races.
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President Barack Obama's decision to wade into a debate about whether to allow a mosque to be built in the vicinity of the site of the Sept.11, 2001 attacks in New York City has elevated the issue significantly in the national consciousness and left many Democratic strategists concerned about the impact it might have on a fall election already looking dismal for their side.
From the economic stimulus package and health care reform to financial regulatory reform and border security, congressional Democrats have had a marathon session thus far.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee leads the 2012 field in a survey of Iowa caucus-goers conducted for the Iowa Republican website by GOP pollster Jan van Lohuizen.