September 10, 2010 Seventeen days after the primary, we now have a winner in the Vermont Democratic gubernatorial primary: It is State Senate President Peter Shumlin.
September 10, 2010 If Washington, D.C., has improved in the four years since Adrian Fenty was elected mayor, then why is he in trouble in Tuesday's primary? Most polls show him losing to D.C. Council chair Vincent Gray.
September 7, 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, apparently defeated in her bid for another term in the Aug. 24 GOP primary — she conceded the race last week — may have a change of heart. She is considering all options, including remaining on the ballot in some way.
September 7, 2010 It's been two months since our last review of the 37 Senate races at stake, and the news is less favorable for the Democrats. And if the trends continue, the Republicans have a legitimate shot at capturing a majority; they need a net of 10.
September 2, 2010 Jaw-Dropping Video: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, presumably comfortable in front of an audience, had a brain freeze during her debate with Democratic opponent Terry Goddard.
September 2, 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has conceded her primary battle with challenger Joe Miller. But what if — for argument's sake — the remaining votes all went to Murkowski? Would she win, even if she conceded?
August 31, 2010 In a startling turnabout of political fortune, Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the odds-on favorite to win another term, has conceded defeat to her Aug. 24 primary rival, Tea Party-backed Joe Miller.
August 31, 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) has picked up some votes in the first day of counting absentees in her stunningly close primary battle with challenger Joe Miller. But there may not be enough votes out there for her to win in the end.
August 30, 2010 James Traficant, the former Ohio Democratic congressman who was expelled in 2002 on corruption charges, now looks like he will make the ballot in his state's 17th Congressional District as an independent.
August 28, 2010 In the Louisiana Senate primary, GOP incumbent David Vitter will face Rep. Charlie Melancon (D) in November. In West Virginia, Gov. Joe Manchin won the Democratic primary for the seat long held by Robert Byrd, and will face John Raese (R).
August 26, 2010 With so many House seats in play, it is difficult to reduce it to a Top 50 list. But we're attempting it here. And it is important to note that of the Top 50, 46 are currently held by the Democrats.
August 25, 2010 Sen. Lisa Murkowski, an Alaska Republican, was supposed to cruise to renomination in Tuesday's primary. Instead, she is trailing her Tea Party/Sarah Palin-backed opponent. There are still 16,000 absentee ballots to be counted.
August 25, 2010 Once thought to be vulnerable, Arizona Sen. John McCain abandoned some old positions and soundly defeated former Rep. J.D. Hayworth in the Republican primary. McCain is now favored to win a 5th term in November.
August 24, 2010 A mixed bag for millionaires in Florida. Rick Scott won the Republican nomination for governor, defeating establishment favorite Bill McCollum. But real estate mogul Jeff Greene fell way short in his bid for the Senate against Kendrick Meek.