The tea party movement has evolved from a scattered insurgency into a sophisticated, organized effort. Its energy and enthusiasm about the midterm elections is helping Republicans.
Christine O'Donnell, Delaware's Republican Senate nominee, has rolled out a tough message with a soft facade in her new campaign ad.
Her new TV ad proclaiming 'I am not a witch' is a bid to regain control of her image in Delaware's Senate race. But Christine O'Donnell's real task is to convince voters she shares their concerns.
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is facing a strong challenge from GOP candidate Dino Rossi. Top Democrats from Michelle Obama to former President Bill Clinton have vowed to help.
Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the Democratic Party base should 'stop whining.' But infighting isn't the Democrats' problem this election cycle. It's lack of enthusiasm.
If anything, cancellation of the National Tea Party Unity Convention may indicate the strength and vastness of the movement. Like Democrats and Republicans, 'tea partyers' are numerous enough to justify infighting.
Christine O'Donnell deflected her dabbling in witchcraft as teenage rebellion Tuesday, suggesting that the early life of Chris Coons, her Senate rival, be subjected to the same level of scrutiny.
Kirsten Gillibrand, the Democratic senator from New York, is apparently the 'hottest member' of the Senate. So said Harry Reid in the latest in a series of gaffes by the majority leader.
Defeated in the GOP primary, Sen. Lisa Murkowski stumbles out of the gate as a write-in candidate. A recent poll shows support for Republican Joe Miller holding firm, and a campaign ad directed viewers to an anti-Murkowski website.
If Delaware's Senate election were held today, 'tea party'-backed Christine O'Donnell would lose, according to a just-released poll.