WASHINGTON — “There is something a bit strange, there is something a bit unusual about a Republican primary that’s decided by liberal Democrats.”
WASHINGTON — Chris McDaniel, 41, the flawed paladin of the Tea Party persuasion who in Mississippi's Republican Senate primary failed to wrest the nomination from the faltering hands of six-term incumbent Thad Cochran, 76, came into politics after a stint in talk radio. There practitioners d…
HELENA — Five things to know about key races in Montana's primary elections:
HELENA — The five Republican U.S. House candidates agreed on some issues in their final debate in Kalispell on Wednesday night, but several called into question the conservative credentials of state Sen. Ryan Zinke, of Whitefish.
WASHINGTON — Certain political cliches cry out to join the list of the biggest lies in the world. Today's candidate: Partisan politics stops at the water's edge.
WASHINGTON — Because of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation's governance and consciousness, we are never not preoccupied with presidential campaigning. The Constitution's Framers would be appalled.
HELENA — Republicans bruising from defeat in last year's U.S. Senate race proposed Tuesday to reduce the number of candidates on the general election ballot.
HELENA — A move to combine primary elections with school elections drew support from some individuals Monday but met with strong opposition from school and election officials.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was a campaign in 1972 dishonored by Watergate, a scandal that fully unfurled too late to knock Republican President Richard M. Nixon from his place as a comm…
WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney was against Bill Clinton before he was for him.
WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum won the Kansas caucuses in a rout Saturday, and Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney countered in Wyoming, a weekend prelude to suddenly pivotal Southern primary showdowns in the week ahead.
WASHINGTON — If the election were held right now, President Barack Obama would likely win by about the same margin that propelled him into office in 2008. But how fragile are his current advantages?
Perhaps the most striking thing about the fight over Mitt Romney’s career in private equity is how little we know about it. Romney has based his campaign on his experience in private business — he talks about it much more than his time as governor of Massachusetts — and yet, unlike his gover…
There will be no political calculus in the 2012 Republican race for governor. That’s because a nine-way race in which each candidate claims an edge is all about geometry.