Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.
Donors gave the Republican National Committee $8.1 million during the first two weeks of October. The Democratic National Committee raised $6.2 million.
Vice President Joe Biden pressed Illinois voters Wednesday to rally behind Democrats during the approaching election, calling each vote crucial to advancing the party’s progress in health care, education and women’s rights.
President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don’t want him around in person.
Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying Monday that working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of both houses of Congress.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren focused on stumping for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley during a campaign stop in Iowa Sunday, but some liberal activists in the state that will hold the first presidential caucus of 2016 made it clear they want her to consider a run for the White House.
Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he’s fought for in the White House.
President will attend rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown and he is scheduled to be in Chicago to attend an event for Gov. Pat Quinn.
Democratic activists are showing up at Rick Scott events holding portable fans, though Scott now insists he never refused to share the stage with Charlie Crist because of objections to the fan under Crist’s podium.
Political differences between Democrats and Republicans are increasingly moving to polar opposites, with their political biases spreading into their social lives more dramatically than race or religious differences.