Vice President Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio applaud President Obama as he gives his State of the Union address during a joint session of Congress on Feb. 12, 2013.
January 3, 2014 The year ahead offers much more political catnip than 2013. Aside from a full roster of House, Senate and gubernatorial races, 2014 is shaping up as another critical period for the Affordable Care Act.
November 1, 2010 The question now is how many seats will Republicans gain over the 39 they need for the majority. Gallup suggests it could be more than 60, which would make it a bigger upset than the 1994 Clinton era mid-term election.
October 21, 2010 Politico.com reports Democrats are ridiculing dumb Republicans. But it's more complex than that. Both major parties have their elites and their masses. The elite tap into the fears and hopes of others. But most voters want competence.
October 21, 2010 Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight gives Republicans a 75 percent chance of winning the House, which is up slightly from his last forecast. There is still a good amount of uncertainty, however, since many of the races are close.
October 20, 2010 A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll shows the GOP with a stable lead with less than two weeks to go. In the 92 congressional districts considered competitive, Republicans had a seven percentage point advantage.
October 8, 2010 September's jobless report gave Democrats little to use in their efforts to hold onto their control of Congress while giving the GOP more ammunition to use to attack the majority party's management of the economy.
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