Senate majority leader Harry Reid has become the focus of the GOP's plan to take over the Senate, but will Obama's show of support help Reid beat his ultraconservative tea party opponent in this close race?
Ads that tie Republicans to Wall Street are boosting early voting returns for some Democrats in Election 2010.
From Glenn Beck to Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, talk show hosts are encouraging their fans to get involved. But will they spark longer-term political activism?
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.