Former South Dakota GOP Gov. Mike Rounds is suddenly in a tough battle for an open Senate seat after Democrats and the Mayday PAC said they will spend $1 million each to defeat him.
Republican strategist Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS group is planning to spend at least $23 million in key Senate races in the final two months of the campaign. The group is a tax-exempt non-profit and is allowed to keep the names of its donors secret.
Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., (right) poses with House Speaker John Boehner at the start of his 19th term last year. Rahall is running for re-election in a district that President Obama lost by 32 points in 2012.
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Rhode Island Democratic gubernatorial nominee Gina Raimondo waves as she takes the stage to address supporters during a primary election night watch party Tuesday in Pawtucket.
Scott Brown, right, a former U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, waves to supporters as his wife Gail, left, claps after he won New Hampshire's Republican U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday in Concord, N.H.
Members of Congress are racing to take advantage of "franking" privileges, which allow them to replace postage with their signature. They are not allowed to use franking within 90 days of an election.
Republican officials Rob Collins, Phil Cox and Matt Walter all seemed pleased at a briefing for journalists about the GOP's midterm election prospects, as did former first lady Mamie Eisenhower.
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (center) may have scored the equivalent of a winning political touchdown in the Republican primary last month, but Chris McDaniel, who lost, still wants to see the replay.
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When it comes to the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby ruling, Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn must navigate between her state's conservative electorate and her national party.