Bingaman isn't running next year and neither is Napolitano, Pawlenty is on the cover of the National Review, a Palin aide's "tell-all" has been leaked, and Bernie Sanders could have a challenger soon.
A look at the ten most competitive Senate races in the country.
Sarah Palin and other Republicans this week have issued some of the most significant denunciations of the birther movement to date, telling their party that it needs to move past the issue. But they aren't likely to get their wish.
New Mexico Democratic Sen. Jeff Bingaman is expected to announce his retirement today, according to a source close to the decision, a move that further complicates his party's efforts to hold their Senate majority in 2012.
Who will be the first 2012 Republican presidential candidate to announce his (or her) intentions?
Jeb Bush isn't running for president in 2012. But he's likely to have considerable influence over the identity of the nominee.
Sarah Palin gave a rare q-and-a today, tea party groups are discussing what to do about Orrin Hatch, Tarryl Clark might run again, and Jeb Bush seems to be backing Mitch Daniels.
Coming off of a 63-seat loss in the 2010 election, conventional wisdom would suggest that national Democrats would leap at the chance to score a quick, momentum-building victory in the Upstate New York 26th district held until recently by Rep. Chris Lee (R), now (in)famous for his shirtless Craigslist photos.
For the past four days, thousands of public employees and their supporters have gathered in and around the Wisconsin state capitol to protest Republican Gov. Scott Walker's budget cuts.
A look at the top six top unsigned political operatives in the Republican presidential race.
House Democrats have been talking since Nov. 3 about playing offense in 2012, and if they do, Florida could be leading the way. All they need is a little help from some judges.
In search of the best political Tweeters in each state.
With Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) riding high in his home state and nary a Democrat yet running against him in 2012, it begs the question: is Brown an odds-on favorite for reelection?
Chris Christie is still not running for president, President Obama called CBS reporter Lara Logan, Boehner says Obama's budget is dead, and Bill Burton is leaving the White House.
Gov. Chris Christie today delivered a broadside against the broken politics of Washington and the need for straight talk to solve the country's problem in a speech that will almost certainly stoke talk that of a 2012 presidential bid by the New Jersey Republican.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has found himself in the middle of two race-related controversies in the early stages of his presidential bid. Should he give a broad address on race to clear the air?
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (N.Y.) said Wednesday that his organization raised $4.4 million in January
Could we be headed to another shutdown of the federal government if Republicans and Democrats can't agree on a budget?
A group of House Democrats are planning a D.C. fundraiser for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) on March 15 as she continues to recuperate from an assassination attempt last month.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (N.Y.) has formed an alumni association of members defeated in the landslide 2010 election in an effort to capitalize on their political knowledge and connections to help the party regain the House majority next November.
im Kaine wants to talk to Obama, Chris Christie is headed to Washington, Patrick Gaspard is leaving the White House, and there's some bipartisan movement -- against the president's budget.
A fight is brewing in Florida that could shed light on the presidential primary calendar.
After months of radio silence about the prospect of Sarah Palin running for president in 2012, a few of her potential rivals have begun to delicately jab at her, previewing what would almost certainly be a far more aggressive attack if she did decide to enter the race.
President Obama will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. The Fix will be live-blogging the proceedings.
Nevada Rep. Dean Heller holds a 15-point edge over embattled Sen. John Ensign in a hypothetical 2012 GOP primary matchup, according to a poll conducted for the Congressman's campaign late last month.
A poll shows Mitt Romney would win New Hampshire, Sen. Feinstein has picked a candidate in the race for Harman's seat, Haley Barbour is going to Iowa, and Carol Moseley Braun says she did not compare anyone to Hitler.
Senate Democrats offered a lukewarm response to President Obama's budget on Monday.
As Rep. Gabrielle Giffords continues her physical rehabilitation, people around her are already talking about the next campaign. Giffords was a potential Senate candidate before the shootings, and apparently still is. But can she win?
Five Senators have already retired heading into 2012. Is that a good thing or a bad thing for the party who currently controls the seats?
Will Donald Trump run for president in 2012? And, if he ran, could he win?
A look at the best and the worst from the Conservative Political Action Conference.
The fight over spending by the federal government begins in earnest today as President Obama delivers his budget to Congress.
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