California's Proposition 19, which would legalize marijuana use for adults, is trailing 51 percent to 39 percent, a poll released Friday shows. But some say polling on this issue may be problematic.
Dubbed by some as the 'least loyal' of all Senate Democrats and trailing in the polls, Wisconsin's Russ Feingold is in a tricky spot as he tries to appeal to the Democratic base.
From demon sheep to witchcraft denials, this has been one crazy election season. And nowhere has the looniness been more on display than in the candidates' carefully crafted TV spots. Here is our list of the top 10 weirdest ads of 2010.
A package covered in swastikas and containing a suspicious white powder was sent to Arizona congressman Raul Grijalva, Thursday. The powder has been sent for testing.
Bill Clinton will make the rounds in Michigan this weekend in an effort to rescue Democrats from a potentially disastrous midterm election next week.
Media organizations have been wrestling with whether the Colbert-Stewart rally in Washington is a political or merely entertainment event. The answer could help show where the boundaries of good journalism lie today.
Campaign TV ads are ramping up ahead of Nov. 2, but the race that has run more than any other in the nation has been largely overlooked by the national media, though it is crucial to the GOP.
President Obama tried to energize women voters at a town hall meeting Thursday in Seattle. He's also set to campaign for Washington's Patty Murray and California's Barbara Boxer.
Voter turnout will be especially important for Democrats in the midterm elections. The higher the overall turnout, the more likely Democrats will benefit. Both parties are appealing energetically to independents and the undecided.
The contract of Juan Williams as a senior NPR news analyst was terminated following his comments about Muslims made Monday on Fox's 'The O’Reilly Factor.'
Sen. Russ Feingold (D) of Wisconsin has been easily elected to the Senate three times before. But the political climate this year has made this race much closer.
Some races in Election 2010 could hinge on an ill-timed gaffe uttered late in the game. Joe Miller, Sharron Angle, and Ken Buck are among the Senate candidates who have already made missteps.
President Obama isn't trying to make Stephen Colbert jealous by appearing on 'The Daily Show' five days before the midterm elections – he's trying to fire up young voters.
Andrew Cuomo, New York State's Democratic gubenatorial candidate, has a double-digit lead over GOP candidate Carl Paladino. Cuomo and Paladino, along with five other candidates, debated on Monday night.
Security guards for Senate candidate Joe Miller of Alaska put a journalist in handcuffs Sunday. It was only the latest problem to beset the Miller campaign in recent weeks.
Battle over gerrymandering: Competing California ballot measures give voters a chance to strengthen, or reject, the redistricting reform they began two years ago.
Is Christine O'Donnell a witch? Does Rand Paul worship the 'Aqua Buddha'? These have been the subjects of two legitimate political ads in Election 2010. What's going on?
Barney Frank's domestic partner, Jim Ready, engaged in repartee with Mr. Frank's GOP opponent, Sean Bielat, as Mr. Bielat spoke with reporters after a candidate debate last week.
Sarah Palin has called for Republican candidates to adhere to the tea party's anti-tax, small-government message. John McCain has endorsed this position.