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TheDC Interview: Ken Cuccinelli On Making The Senate More Conservative

Ken Cuccinelli on Nov. 5, 2013. Win McNamee/Getty Images.

Ken Cuccinelli, the former Republican attorney general of Virginia, is the new president of the Senate Conservatives Fund, the political group known for its frequent run-ins with the Republican establishment.

Adviser: Ben Carson Is ‘Very, Very Serious’ About Running For President

10:41 PM 08/15/2014

In an interview with The Daily Caller on Friday, a close friend and adviser to Ben Carson said he believes it is likely the neurosurgeon will run as a Republican for president in 2016.

In New Hampshire, Republicans Make Sen. Shaheen’s Lack Of Town Halls An Issue

12:49 PM 08/13/2014

No state knows town hall meetings like New Hampshire.

Chris McDaniel’s Attorney Is Contesting His Own Vote In Mississippi’s Run-Off

4:40 PM 08/12/2014

In a strange twist, the lead attorney for Mississippi Republican Senate candidate Chris McDaniel is apparently contesting both his own vote in the run-off and his wife's.

Democrats Want ‘The Dude’ To Run For US Senate

11:20 AM 08/12/2014

As they scramble to find a viable candidate to run for the U.S. Senate in Montana, some Democrats are now eying The Dude.

What Taxpayers Pay When Eric Holder Uses Government Jets For Personal Trips

10:17 PM 08/11/2014

On a pleasant Saturday this summer, Eric Holder, his daughters, their boyfriends and two security officers boarded a government-owned Gulfstream and jetted off to New York for the Belmont Stakes Thoroughbred horse race.

Chris McDaniel Aide Named In Grand Jury Subpoena

3:29 PM 08/11/2014

A grand jury in Mississippi is probing the activities of Senate candidate Chris McDaniel’s spokesman, according to a copy of a subpoena that was posted online.

Hawaii Governor Loses Democratic Primary Despite Obama Endorsement

9:10 AM 08/10/2014

President Barack Obama endorsed him, but incumbent Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie lost his Democratic primary to a challenger Saturday.

Boehner Decries Obama’s ‘Absence Of A Strategy’ In Iraq

10:15 AM 08/08/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner on Friday said he approves of President Obama's airstrikes in Iraq, but denounced the administration for an apparent lack of a strategy to deal with the Islamic militants terrorizing the country and religious minorities.

With Lamar Alexander’s Win, Conservatives Fail To Remove A Single Incumbent Senator In 2014

9:34 PM 08/07/2014

With Sen. Lamar Alexander’s victory Thursday in Tennessee, it became official: every Republican incumbent senator running for re-election this year defeated their conservative challengers in GOP primaries.

Exclusive: Wendy Davis Cites Brutal Rape Case In First Television Ad

8:46 PM 08/07/2014

Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis plans to go up with her first television ad on Friday -- a harsh 60-second spot slamming her Republican opponent for how he sided in a state Supreme Court case having to do with a brutal rape.

Democrat Drops Out Of Montana Senate Race After Plagiarism Charges

4:24 PM 08/07/2014

Democratic Sen. John Walsh said Thursday that he plans to drop out of the state’s competitive Senate race, forcing Democrats to scramble to find a replacement for November’s election.

Chris Christie To Lead Delegation To Mexico

2:36 PM 08/07/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to lead a delegation of officials to Mexico next month, aides said Thursday.

Sparking 2016 Speculation, Paul Ryan To Embark On Book Tour

12:51 PM 08/07/2014

Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, the 2012 Republican vice presidential nominee, plans to go on a cross-country book tour this month to promote his new book detailing his vision for the future of the Republican Party.

Obama Hasn’t Said Anything About The Killing Of American General

3:44 PM 08/06/2014

President Barack Obama has yet to say anything publicly about the death of Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, the first American general killed in war since Vietnam.

Justin Amash Destroys Republican Opponent In Victory Speech

11:17 AM 08/06/2014

Just because Michigan Rep. Justin Amash won his primary doesn't mean he is going to say nice things about his opponent in his election night speech.

Obama’s Conservative Cousin Fails To Topple Republican Incumbent

11:03 PM 08/05/2014

Milton Wolf, the conservative radiologist who boasts of being related to President Barack Obama, lost to to incumbent Sen. Pat Roberts in the Republican primary in Kansas on Tuesday.

Democratic Senator Features Little Girl In Pro-Abortion Ad

3:06 PM 08/05/2014

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall is criticizing his Republican challenger’s stance on abortion in a new ad that is sure to outrage pro-life voters.

McDaniel Campaign Wants Cochran Spokesman’s Vote Thrown Out

1:15 PM 08/05/2014

As he challenges the results of Mississippi's Republican Senate run-off, Chris McDaniel is arguing that election officials should reject the vote of Sen. Thad Cochran's press secretary.