Raising taxes for top earners was anathema to Representative Dave Camp. Still, there he was on New Year’s Day 2013 backing a plan to do just that -- averting a U.S. fiscal crisis -- to help John Boehner.
U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, who has defended government surveillance programs as key to fighting terrorism, won’t seek re-election in November, setting off a competition to replace him on the panel.
Republican David Jolly’s victory in a Florida congressional election this month has given outside groups focused on a broader goal a playbook for how to gain the six seats the party needs to take control of the U.S. Senate.
When President Barack Obama flew to Miami earlier this month, Air Force One steered clear of the St. Petersburg area, where Democrat Alex Sink was in the stretch run of a tight race for an open House seat.
Republican David Jolly won a special election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District, upsetting a Democratic rival in a race that drew at least $8.8 million in spending by outside groups as both parties cast it as a test for Obamacare and November’s midterm elections.
Republican David Jolly’s victory in a special election in Florida’s 13th Congressional District, upsetting a Democratic rival in a race that drew at least $8.8 million in spending by outside groups, opens a season of midterm elections that could revolve around Obamacare.
The Democratic Party’s national committees outraised their Republican counterparts last year and are entering the 2014 U.S. elections with more money in the bank and President Barack Obama in his sixth year in office.
Controversies surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have hurt the Republican’s possible presidential aspirations at a time when he already is viewed skeptically by the party’s base, said Tom Davis, a Republican consultant.
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