Post Politics: congressional races


Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Rep. Jeff Flake wins backing of conservative kingmaker Jim DeMint in Arizona Senate race

The Arizona Senate candidate got a boost in his primary battle against businessman Wil Cardon from the South Carolina senator.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:42 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  congressional races

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Scott Brown’s tax returns: A headache for Mitt Romney?

The same advisers that counseled Romney not to release several years of tax returns are advising Scott Brown to do just the opposite.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  02:21 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Congressional races

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Congress and the campaign game (Monday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX VIDEO | The Keystone pipeline takes center stage on Capitol Hill again as Congress reconvenes.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  09:08 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Mix, Economy, Congressional races, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Ron Barber, former Gabby Giffords aide, sees race as call to civility

Ron Barber reconsidered his decision not to run after Giffords personally asked him to make a bid for the seat she vacated in January.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  11:07 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congressional races, Gabrielle Giffords, Arizona

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012

Who will succeed Gabby Giffords? (Friday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX | Ron Barber, Gabrielle Giffords’s district director, is running for the Arizona Democrat’s former House seat. Will he succeed?

By Felicia Sonmez  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congressional races, Trail Mix, Gabrielle Giffords

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The battle for the Senate kicks off (Thursday’s Trail Mix video)

TRAIL MIX | Just as the Republican presidential primary has begun winding down, the race for the Senate is heating up.

By Felicia Sonmez  |  08:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congressional races, Trail Mix

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/09/2012

U.S. Chamber of Commerce begins multi-million dollar ad campaign in congressional races

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce campaign backs Republicans in 11 House races and eight Senate contests. The group also supports one Democrat.

By T.W. Farnam  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Congress, congressional races, Election 2012