The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
During a commercial break in a debate with Florida gubernatorial candidate Rick Scott Monday night, Democrat Alex Sink received a text message from an aide. The 'foul' may be a touchstone for some voters.
Florida gubernatorial hopefuls Rick Scott and Alex Sink spent most of their Monday night debate hurling insults at one another.
Meg Whitman trails Jerry Brown in a new poll of likely California voters. The episode involving her illegal Mexican housekeeper is hurting her, especially among Latino voters.
In an election cycle tilted toward Republicans, Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee for governor in Florida, is holding on to a modest edge in the polls.
As the days get shorter the political season is heating up. Primaries Tuesday will affect some of the most interesting races of the year, from Florida’s high-profile Senate contest to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s bid to survive a challenge from the right. Here's what to look for:
Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.