re-election

File photo of Sen. John McCain. (credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

McCain Leaning Toward Running For Re-Election In 2016 When He Turns 80

Republican Sen. John McCain said Thursday he is preparing for a strong primary challenge if he moves ahead with a re-election bid in 2016.

11/07/2014

Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama's dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law — and Democratic challengers may need to respond with a popular cause. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Democratic Candidates For Governor Embrace Minimum Wage As Challenge To GOP

Republican governors running for re-election next year are looking to capitalize on distaste for Washington gridlock and President Barack Obama’s dropping public approval amid the bumpy rollout of his signature health care law — and Democratic challengers may need to respond with a popular cause.

12/29/2013

File photo of N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Grand Jury Investigating Menendez

Sen. Robert Menendez is being investigated by a Miami federal grand jury for his role in advocating for the business interests of a wealthy donor and friend, The Washington Post reported Thursday.

03/15/2013

File photo of Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri celebrating her victory over Rep. Todd Akin on Election Night. (credit: Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)

McCaskill In Debt After Spending $19.3M To Defeat Akin

Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill spent more than $19 million on her re-election campaign but hasn’t finished paying all the bills.

12/07/2012

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Can’t Quit The Place, Senators Back For Second Act

Republican Sen. Dan Coats of Indiana and Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey served years in the Senate, bowed out because of a term-limits promise or the frustration of endless fundraising and then discovered they couldn’t quit the place.

03/11/2012

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President Obama Meets With Wealthy Donors At Jefferson Hotel

President Barack Obama is meeting with about 25 wealthy donors who each contributed $35,800 to his re-election effort.

02/27/2012

President Barack Obama speaks to a Democratic National Committee event in Washington, D.C. on Dec. 13, 2011. (credit: Dennis Brack-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama: Re-election ‘Not A Slam Dunk’

Imploring supporters to stick with him, President Barack Obama acknowledged Tuesday that his re-election is “not a slam dunk” — despite his administration’s achievements — because of understandable public skepticism over the economy.

12/13/2011

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