Christie to join Senate candidate at diner

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Customers at a northern New Jersey diner will get a side order of politics with their bacon and eggs.

Early voting begins for Arkansas midterm election

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Arkansans can begin early voting in this year's busy midterm election.

For GOP's Scalise, being No. 3 boosts popularity

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise (skuh-LEES') has grown in popularity since he became the third most powerful man in the Republican-led House.

Next Illinois governor debate: Things to Watch

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner are gearing up for their third and likely final televised debate Monday, locked in a neck-and-neck contest ahead of the November election.

DCCC raises $17M in September, spends $37M

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

House Democrats' campaign arm on Monday said it raised almost $17 million last month and has $34 million saved for the final weeks of the election.

Cotton to vote early in Arkansas US Senate race

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Republican Congressman Tom Cotton and his wife, Anna, are planning to vote early in Cotton's race for the U.S. Senate.

Missouri fortunes a tossup if U.S. Senate flips to GOP control

| |Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

The prospect of a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate is both good and bad news for Missouri’s two senators.

LePage's style at center of Maine governor's race

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

To some in Maine, Republican Gov. Paul LePage is hot-headed and divisive. Others say the hard-charging former mayor has found his own way to be effective in a state with a proud independent streak.

Analysis: Themes same, tone new in Arkansas debate

| |Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

Based on their back-to-back televised debates, the hotly contested race between Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor and Republican Rep. Tom Cotton boils down to one question: Do voters hate President Barack Obama or billionaires more?

US Senate hopefuls disagree on Congress reforms

|Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

The four candidates for South Dakota's opens U.S. Senate seat have strongly criticized the way that Congress operates.