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Running Against Obama, Republicans Positioned for Midterm Sweep

Most of the battleground Senate races are trending in the GOP's direction, while Democrats are playing defense in the House.

The Trench Warfare Begins

Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game. 

Bridges Versus Barricades

President Obama's response to global challenges stresses coalition-building over unilateralism. 

Our Downward Spiral Since Citizens United

The corrosive influence of unlimited money in politics continues to grow.

Democrats Face Strong Headwinds in Fight to Keep Senate Majority

This is not a wave election. It's simply an election being fought on terrain that is highly favorable to Republicans.

On Immigration, Texas GOP Steers Right

Dan Patrick, favorite for lieutenant governor, leads the charge against undocumented immigrants, rejecting the softer stances of Rick Perry and George W. Bush.

Bracing for a Political Wave

Voters are registering record levels of anger at their elected officials. Why that's not good for Senate Democrats—or any politician on the ballot—in November.

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Running Against Obama, Republicans Positioned for Midterm Sweep

Most of the battleground Senate races are trending in the GOP's direction, while Democrats are playing defense in the House.

The Trench Warfare Begins

Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game. 

Bridges Versus Barricades

President Obama's response to global challenges stresses coalition-building over unilateralism. 

Our Downward Spiral Since Citizens United

The corrosive influence of unlimited money in politics continues to grow.

Democrats Face Strong Headwinds in Fight to Keep Senate Majority

This is not a wave election. It's simply an election being fought on terrain that is highly favorable to Republicans.

On Immigration, Texas GOP Steers Right

Dan Patrick, favorite for lieutenant governor, leads the charge against undocumented immigrants, rejecting the softer stances of Rick Perry and George W. Bush.

Bracing for a Political Wave

Voters are registering record levels of anger at their elected officials. Why that's not good for Senate Democrats—or any politician on the ballot—in November.

Show More