The campaigns and allied committees both cracked $1 billion in reports filed late Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, making 2012 the most expensive presidential race on record.
The committee will release a report showing no debt and $3 million cash on hand following the election.
Enthusiasm didn't matter on Election Day; turnout did.
Cole says Republicans should pass the middle class tax cuts as Democrats have requested. But he wasn't impressed with the White House's larger opening pitch for averting the "fiscal cliff."
Despite the country's increasing embrace of marijuana legalization and gay marriage, it's actually gotten more conservative on issues like abortion and guns in recent years.
These families have a history of running against each other in high-profile contests.
"Hey, Romney, what's up man? Hey, isn't it funny? You almost lived here."
The North Carolina Democrat holds his seat in a tough district.
A handful of incumbents have already been put on notice for 2014. But defeating a sitting senator in a primary is no small feat.