California’s 7th Congressional District is the site of one of the most expensive races in the country. After California’s independent redistricting committee redrew the district’s boundaries, the seat has become competitive, and Democrats have put it on their list of seats they think they can take.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
When President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together in the aftermath of the superstorm, pundits took notice of a rare moment of bipartisanship and wondered if more was to come.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Over the course of a long campaign, Americans have gotten a chance to learn more about President Obama. His personality and his performance as a leader, a debater and a candidate have all been under the microscope.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
There are 11 gubernatorial races this fall, and one of the most competitive is in the swing state of New Hampshire. Out-of-state money and political muscle are flowing into the race, which both candidates say amounts to a stark choice on social and fiscal issues.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Republican candidates from presidential nominee Mitt Romney on down the ticket have been attacking the estate tax as harmful to family farmers who want to pass on land to their children.
For the first time in nearly a generation, Arizona voters will elect a new senator. Retiring Sen. Jon Kyl’s ideological successor is Rep. Jeff Flake, a fellow Republican. But recent polls suggest Democrat Richard Carmona has a shot, and the race has become heated.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The Alaska Marine Highway System could be another casualty of federal budget battles. Money used to repair and maintain the aging ferry fleet could become much tighter in the near future.