Afternoon Fix: Obama doubles down on economic agenda; Shumlin wins Dem nod for Vermont governor
Twitter had the "Worst Week in Washington".
President Obama turned his fire on congressional Republicans at his press conference today, chastising them for holding up legislation that would help small businesses and painting them as responsible for the country's dire economic straits.
The Fix looks at the top 50 races likely to switch party control in the fall
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's last-minute endorsement of Christine O'Donnell's Delaware Senate primary race against establishment favorite and Rep. Mike Castle drew scads of press coverage.
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Can Ovide Lamontagne use his tea party support to pull an upset in Tuesday's New Hampshire Senate primary?
By Felicia Sonmez Every cycle produces its new stars in the Senate. In 1998, it was Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), a New York City-based congressman who ousted three-term incumbent Sen. Al D'Amato (R) and went on to star as chairman...
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has resisted endorsing Sen. David Vitter. Where does that move fit in the Fix Endorsement Hierarchy?
Nominate your pick for the person, place or thing that had the "Worst Week in Washington" this week.
The Republican Governors Association has donated $500,000 to Dona Ana County District Attorney Susana Martinez's gubernatorial campaign in New Mexico in recent days, the latest sign that national GOP strategists believe that they have a genuine pickup opportunity in the Land of Enchantment.
Obama says GOP holding tax cuts 'hostage,' Santorum to back Ayotte
White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel has said nothing publicly about his interest (or lack thereof) in a bid for the now-open Chicago mayor's office in 2011 but a series of timing issues are likely to force him to make a decision sooner rather than later.
Former state Assemblywoman Sharron Angle (R) took aim today at an assertion by her rival in Nevada's Senate race, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, that he is not to blame for the country's economic woes.
Who should President Obama choose as his next chief of staff if Rahm Emanuel decides to run for mayor of Chicago?
The Fix explains why Gallup's numbers on generic vote for Congress have fluctuated so wildly of late.
Local and national polls disagree about the direction the 2010 midterm election will take. Which is right?
Illinois state Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias is launching a new ad tomorrow that features an extended endorsement from President Barack Obama
Afternoon Fix: Chicago Mayor Daley won't seek reelection, all eyes on Rahm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, facing a tough re-election bid in one of the states hardest hit by the recession, said today that the economic downturn was not his fault.
Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's surprise announcement today that he would not seek a seventh term in 2011 immediately set off speculation that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel would enter the race.
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Will the House flip control? And the Senate? Neither? Both?
With Labor Day is behind us and the final sprint to the 2010 midterm election begun in earnest, we are moving the Ohio Senate race from "toss up" to "lean Republican".
For the second time in as many weeks, a top House handicapper is predicting the possibility that Republicans will regain the majority even as a new Washington Post/ABC News poll points to a deteriorating national political environment for Democrats.