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Gov. Scott Walker mingles with veterans after giving a speech in Milwaukee on Sept. 24.
Among the class of Republican presidential hopefuls, the Wisconsin governor is the only one who faces a critical test on Nov. 4, and he’s far more worried than he was in previous contests.
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Juliet Eilperin and David Nakamura
From one crisis to the next, the president has turned to outsiders to right the government’s course.
Michigan joins a handful of states that require car manufacturers to sell vehicles through dealerships.
“If we want a better, safer future for our children, it’s up to us to vote for change,” the mailer reads.
This NRSC ad attacks U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) for raising taxes.
In this ad, the NRSC calls Democrat Michelle Nunn, running for U.S. Senate in Georgia, "Obama's Senator".
Minimum wage earners are largely women over the age of 25.
A case involving an Arizona man who had traces of marijuana in his system was decided Tuesday.
Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is slammed for voting with Obama in this ad from the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
It’s all Obama, all the time now for GOPers.
A new study takes a deep look into the underground world of forced labor.
Salaries range from $70,000 to more than $185,000.
Antonio Nucifora and Erik Churchill
Tunisia’s economic problems are not the result of the insecurity after the 2011 revolution. Rather, they can be attributed to policies from the same patronage-based system present under Ben Ali.
U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), who is running against Rep. Bruce Braley (D), compares Washington to a hog lot in this ad.
Inflation adjustment due in January would outstrip pay raise for active employees once again.
This ad from U.S. Senate candidate for Virginia, Mark Warner (D), slams his Republican opponent, Ed Gillespie, for making a "false" attack ad.
Candidates in tight races are overwhelmed by the record sums spent by independent groups.
A surreal moment from Tuesday’s debate.
This ad from Bobby McKenzie, the Democratic congressional candidate in Michigan's 11th district, calls his Republican opponent, David Trott, a "foreclosure king".
Frequent use of putting federal employees on paid leave to discipline those accused of breaking the rules has assumed the top spot in a new survey of “wasteful” government practices.
Why McConnell is still vulnerable -- in one number.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) attacked GOP challenger Ed Gillespie for dealing with a dictator. Do the charges add up?
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released his 2014 “Wastebook,” detailing how the government allegedly frittered away $25 billion.
David A. Fahrenthold
The Massachusetts Democrat hoped to soar after a failed Senate bid, but is locked in a tight gubernatorial race.
Tyler Remy and Sayu Bhojwani
New study lays bare Asian and Latino representation gap in state legislatures.
Ben Bradlee’s memoir, one tweet at a time
House candidates for two open VA seats respond to questions related to the federal workplace.
In its latest ad, Koch-backed Freedom Partners Action Fund try to tie Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) to President Obama.
Katie Zezima and Sean Sullivan
President Obama has raised a lot of campaign cash for Democrats, but can he help them on the trail?
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
The flap over Ron Klain’s qualifications mirrors a dispute from the Bush years.
Super PACs, super PACs and 2016.
Mitch McConnell hits the coal road.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed a new law that which will allow prosecutors and victims of a violent crime to sue the offender for “conduct which perpetuates the continuing effect of the crime on the victim.“
Jerry Markon and Tim Carman
The upscale Brazilian steakhouse sued after a DHS office denied a visa to a man who had worked as a specialized gaucho chef in Brazil.
Henry Kissinger is among the most important realists in the history of international relations theory, but in “World Order” he has outed himself as a constructivist.
A new poll suggests Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes are in a dead heat.
The presumed 2016 front-runner is among Democrats’ best assets to energize voters before midterms.
Big shifts in how Republicans are doing in early voting in Iowa and North Carolina.
Today, Federal Eye interviews Barbara Comstock, a GOP candidate for Congress in Northern Virginia.
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