• What to watch tonight

    The New York Times outlines the big questions to consider tonight as voting results come in: – How big of a win will this be for Republicans? – What do the results tell us about the 2016 presidential race? – | Read More »

  • McConnell: Let’s begin to save our country

    CBS News reports: Public campaigning gives way to the privacy of the voting booth today with control of the Senate, the makeup of the House and three dozen governorships at stake. President Obama, his approval ratings low, isn’t on the | Read More »

  • GOP women set to make history

    The Gateway Pundit reports that with Mia Love, Elise Stefanik, and Joni Ernst are set to make history today if they win in their individual campaigns. Read the complete story here.

  • Joni Ernst surges ahead in Iowa

    The Des Moines Register reports: Ernst has charged to achieve a 7-point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in a new Iowa Poll, which buoys the GOP’s hope that an Iowa victory will be the tipping point to a Republican takeover | Read More »

  • NYT: GOP has 70 percent chance

    The New York Times chronicles how the GOP’s chances of taking back control of the Senate has changed over the past year. The Times now gives Republicans a 70 percent chance of winning the Senate majority on Tuesday. Read the | Read More »

  • Rand Paul: Showing up is not enough

    The Hill reports: Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Sunday warned his GOP colleagues to broaden the party’s appeal – or else – just days ahead of what’s expected to be a successful midterm election for Republicans. Paul, making a sweep | Read More »

  • Republicans confident, races remain close

    From Fox News: After eight years in the proverbial wilderness, Republicans are feeling confident about their chances of reclaiming the Senate majority in next week’s elections – as the two-year, bare-knuckle battle boils down to about 10 key races in | Read More »

  • Maryland can’t verify vote flips helped Dems

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. A “calibration issue” that reportedly flipped Republican votes into the Democratic column isn’t the only problem plaguing Maryland voting machines. State officials say two touch screens malfunctioned during early voting, too. Now the Maryland | Read More »

  • Politico: This is the ‘most wide-open Senate election in a decade’

    Politico reports: It’s the largest and most wide-open Senate battlefield in more than a decade: ten races, all neck-and-neck affairs headed into the final days of the campaign. And it’s not only that there are more competitive races this time | Read More »

  • ‘Calibration issue’ pops up on Maryland voting machines

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. Voting machines that switch Republican votes to Democrats are being reported in Maryland. “When I first selected my candidate on the electronic machine, it would not put the ‘x’ on the candidate I chose — a Republican — | Read More »

  • Obama and a Republican Senate

    Politico considers how the White House would operate with a Republican Senate: Nervous that Democrats could lose control of the Senate, the White House is already discussing how to cut deals with a Republican majority. As bad as the electoral map | Read More »

  • Georgia race statistical tie

    CNN reports: Democrat Michelle Nunn has a slight 47%-44% edge over Republican David Perdue in the Georgia race for an open Senate seat, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey released Friday. The three-point margin falls within the poll’s sampling | Read More »

  • Cook County ballot box tries to cast GOP votes for Democrats

    This article originally appeared on watchdog.org. CHICAGO — Early Voting in Illinois got off to its typical start Monday, as votes being cast for Republican candidates were transformed into votes for Democrats. Republican state representative candidate Jim Moynihan went to vote Monday at | Read More »

  • Poll: Women support GOP

    From the AP: Women have moved in the GOP’s direction since September. In last month’s AP-GfK poll, 47 percent of female likely voters said they favored a Democratic-controlled Congress while 40 percent wanted the Republicans to capture control. In the | Read More »

  • Freedom Partners Action Fund launches $6.5 million ad campaign

    Press Release: Arlington, VA – Freedom Partners Action Fund, a free-market Super PAC, is announcing a $6.5 million ad campaign that will begin on Wednesday, October 22 and continue through Election Day. Airing in Alaska, Arkansas, North Carolina, Colorado, Iowa and | Read More »

  • Could one man flip the Senate?

    CNN reports: Auburn, Maine (CNN) – A quiet lobbying campaign by a low-key man from Maine could determine which party controls the Senate next year. Sen. Angus King, a Maine Independent, is holding private conversations with Independent Senate candidates to urge | Read More »

  • Polls show good news for Democrats?

    Politicususa.com reports: Two new polls of the Senate races in Kansas and North Carolina reveal that a Republican wave remains media wishful thinking, as Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan leads in North Carolina, and Independent Greg Orman is tied with Sen. | Read More »

  • Wasserman Schultz: Dems are going to hold the Senate

    According to the leader of the Democratic National Committee, the GOP will not take back the Senate this November as most forecasts predict: Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the leader of the Democratic National Committee, said Sunday that her party will keep | Read More »

  • Scott Brown closing the gap in NH

    From Fox News: A tightening Senate race in New Hampshire is bringing with it an onslaught of negative ads and campaign-trail recriminations, as Republican Scott Brown closes the gap against incumbent Sen. Jeanne Shaheen. Brown, who had been trailing in | Read More »

  • Poll: Gardner up in Colorado

    Politico reports: Cory Gardner is ahead by 6 points in a Quinnipiac University poll out Thursday, the latest in a string of surveys that show the Colorado Republican Senate candidate in the lead. Gardner leads Democratic Sen. Mark Udall, 47 percent to | Read More »