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Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) election night event on Nov. 4, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Paul: Dems’ Midterm Struggles Represent ‘An Epic Failure Of The Clintons’

Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party’s top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton.

11/05/2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks as his wife Elaine Chao looks on during an election rally at Bluegrass Airport on Nov. 3, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

McConnell: ‘This Is A Chance To Begin To Save This Country’

Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake.

11/04/2014

File photo of voting booths. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Dems Rush To Save Suddenly Vulnerable Incumbents

Desperate Democrats are rushing to save suddenly vulnerable House incumbents, even in states where President Barack Obama cruised to double-digit victories, amid fresh signs of Republican momentum less than a week before the midterm elections.

10/29/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama jokes with her husband (not seen) as they take part in a service project to commemorate the September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance at the Inspired Teaching School in Washington on Sept. 11, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Dems Clamoring For First Lady To Campaign With Them As They Avoid Appearing With President

A month before critical midterm elections, Michelle Obama is putting her popularity and influence to the test, trying to help elect Democratic candidates and give her husband a fighting chance to complete his agenda.

10/03/2014

File photo of Capitol Hill building. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Dem, GOP Leaders Promise Action To Prevent Another Government Shutdown

Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.

09/07/2014

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

House Campaign Groups Spend $75 Million on Ad Blitz

Starting a $75 million national advertising blitz, both parties’ House campaign arms on Tuesday began running television spots that are not expected to relent before November’s elections.

08/12/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks and takes reporters' questions in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Aug. 1, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Legal Experts: White House Could Delay Indefinitely Efforts To Deport Millions Of Illegal Immigrants

What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S.immigration policies? A lot, it turns out.

08/04/2014

Newly-elected House Republican Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R), Speaker of the House John Boehner (2nd R), Representative Greg Walden (2nd L), chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), and newly elected Republican Whip Steve Scalise (L), hold a press conference following Republican leadership elections on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 2014. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Scuttled House Vote On Border Bill Embarrassment For New GOP Leadership

House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.

08/01/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, speaks during his weekly news conference March 26, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Boehner Says He’s ‘All In’ To Remain As Speaker

Days after House Republicans overhauled much of their leadership team, House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he’s “all in” to remain as speaker in the new Congress that will meet next year.

06/24/2014

Hard-Line Conservatives, GOP Establishment Battle How To Use Budget Against Obamacare (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AP: Too Early To Say The Tea Party Is Over

It’s too early to say the Tea Party’s over.

05/09/2014

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