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Iowa Senate hopeful will ‘use [his] glock to blow your balls off’

Long shot Iowa Senate hopeful Bob Quast is out with an amusing new ad in which he champions the Second Amendment, threatens to "blow [somebody's] balls off," and takes jabs at likely Democratic nominee Rep. Bruce Braley and current Republican frontrunner state Sen. Jodi Ernst.

Huckabee, Paul, Bush favorites of Iowa GOP for 2016

3:11 PM 04/09/2014

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush lead the Republican presidential field in Iowa, a year and a half out from the caucuses in the Hawkeye State.

Could this 27-year-old be an Oklahoma congressman?

2:05 PM 04/08/2014

At the ripe old age of 27, Oklahoma state house Rep. Mike Turner is hoping to be the next U.S. Representative from Oklahoma’s Fifth District, and polling suggests he might be able to pull it off.

New ads attack Braley, Udall on Obamacare

4:03 PM 04/07/2014

Freedom Partners, a conservative group with ties to the Koch brothers is launching a television ad buy targeting Democrats in the Iowa and Colorado Senate races.

Meet the former Cold Stone CEO who wants to be Arizona’s next governor

1:30 AM 04/07/2014

“Ice cream brings people together,” according to Arizona state treasurer, Doug Ducey. “Of course, government is dramatically different from ice cream.”

Dem congressman: $174,000 a year not enough; Congress needs a pay raise

11:21 AM 04/04/2014

Democratic Rep. Jim Moran is taking up the cause of underpaid members of Congress, saying their six-figure salaries are insufficient to cover the cost of living in Washington, D.C.

Cruz wades into ugly Iowa Senate fight

12:07 PM 04/03/2014

Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Thursday waded into an ugly Senate battle brewing in Iowa, a state that would be key to his presidential hopes, should he choose to run in 2016.

Candidate knocks opponent for only having a high school degree

6:16 PM 04/02/2014

Georgia Republican Senate hopeful David Perdue knocked his one of his opponents for having only graduated high school and not college -- suggesting the issues facing the country were of too great a magnitude for someone with that background to handle.

Dem Senate candidate: Campaign finance ruling ‘worst decision since Dred Scott’

5:37 PM 04/02/2014

South Dakota Democratic Senate hopeful Rick Weiland declared Wednesday that the decision handed down in McCutcheon v. FEC regarding campaign finance laws "may be the worst decision made by any Supreme Court since the Dred Scott case reaffirmed slavery in 1857."

New Ryan budget would slash $5.1 trillion in spending, repeal Obamacare

12:26 PM 04/01/2014

Rep. Paul Ryan on Tuesday announced a new budget plan that would cut $5.1 trillion and balance the budget over the next decade, in part by repealing Obamacare.

John Boehner ‘loves green grass’

1:33 PM 03/28/2014

John Boehner likes mowing his own lawn. And "green grass," apparently.

Conservatives slam rushed controversial House vote

8:48 PM 03/27/2014

Some conservatives are up in arms over a hurried Thursday vote on the so-called "doc fix" for Medicare, which they felt leadership tried to slip by them.

Senate Conservatives Fund endorses in Oklahoma Senate race

11:20 AM 03/27/2014

The Senate Conservatives Fund endorsed T.W. Shannon on Wednesday for Oklahoma Senate.

Candidate passes kidney stone during campaign event

4:34 PM 03/26/2014

A Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate had a painful candidate's forum Tuesday; not because of his performance, but because he was in the process of passing a kidney stone when it occurred.

Alan Grayson says US ‘should be pleased’ Russia annexed Crimea

2:38 PM 03/26/2014

Florida Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson said Tuesday that the United States "should be pleased" about Russia annexing the Crimea, calling it "a virtually bloodless transfer of power."

Reid defends latest Obamacare delay

1:51 PM 03/26/2014

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday fiercely defended the administration's decision to extend the deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan.

Reid will repay campaign for holiday gifts

10:08 AM 03/26/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will refund his campaign committee $16,000 for the purchase of "holiday gifts" from his granddaughter's jewelry company.

Reid paid granddaughter’s company $16,000 in campaign funds for ‘holiday gifts’

5:48 PM 03/25/2014

The Federal Election Commission wants to know why Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid paid out over $16,000 in campaign funds to his granddaughter for "holiday gifts" to "donors and supporters."

Top House intelligence members propose ending bulk data collection

3:29 PM 03/25/2014

WASHINGTON --- The top members on the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday proposed legislation to end the NSA's bulk collection of metadata, while still allowing intelligence officials to get information on foreign calls made to the United States, if they can show a reasonable need for collecting that data.