When Democrats took control of Colorado's statehouse, they pushed through gun control, civil unions and environmental bills. Then voters pushed back, and Sen. Mark Udall is feeling the fallout.
For politicians, winning public office means countless handshakes with voters and making their best case for election, all while knocking the opposition. We keep an eye on the campaign trail as candidates and voters perform the ritual dance of democracy.
Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is one of the nation's most vulnerable incumbents, thanks to a weak economy. He's hoping to eke out a win using policies and strategies favored by the president.
A high school French teacher who is challenging House Speaker John Boehner has come up with a novel campaign approach: an ad spoofing virility drug commercials.
While Republicans launched some effective counterattacks on the equal pay issue, keep in mind the White House is making a political case to voters — not a statistical argument to economists.
The pay equity issue, which President Obama and Democrats are using as a central campaign theme, could also gain traction with male voters.
Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.
A new ad featuring Gov. Bobby Jindal of Louisiana and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is part of an effort to rebrand the Republican Party — and end its reputation as "the party of no."
In practical terms, the Supreme Court ruling could mean more money flowing to political operatives and party committees.
Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a former top aide to President Obama, find himself facing a challenge from another politician who was once close to Obama?
House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's latest plan is likely to play a familiar role — as fodder for both parties' congressional campaigns this fall.