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GOP's Roberts heads to swing-voting east Kansas

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas took his conservative re-election message into the state's swing-voting east Saturday in his latest effort chip away any advantage from independent candidate Greg Orman in a U.S. Senate race that has unexpectedly become one of the most hotly contested in the nation.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

|Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:

House campaign committees sitting on $100M in bank

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an onslaught of late political advertising.

RNC bests DNC in August fundraising

| |Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.

Democrats say black turnout key to North Carolina Senate contest

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus on Friday announced that they’ll travel by bus to North Carolina and other states as part of a new drive to get African Americans out to vote in the Nov. 4 election.

GOP House campaign chairman: People vote the person, not the institution

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Congress’ approval rating may be stuck around 14 percent, but Republican House campaign chairman Greg Walden doesn’t appear concerned.

Black lawmakers map out plans to boost Democrats this fall

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

With control of the Senate up for grabs this fall, the Congressional Black Caucus is hitting the road to bolster Democrats facing tough races in the Deep South.

GOP governor nominee switches campaign managers

|Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

There's a change at the top of Republican gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson's campaign with six weeks to go in the race.

Coons spends almost $400k for media, consulting

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Democratic incumbent Chris Coons has dipped into his campaign war chest as he tries to fend off a challenge from Republican businessman Ken Wade in Delaware's U.S. Senate race.

Ready, set, vote _ absentee, if you wish

| |Friday, Sep. 19, 2014

Election Day has arrived in Minnesota. Sort of.