Topic: Larry Sabato
Republican Scott Brown's win in Massachusetts provides a boost for the GOP's momentum for the 2010 midterm elections. Here are five states where Republicans might pick off Senate seats this November.
01/22/2010 05:33 pm
A Democratic party commission has recommended rule changes that would delay the start of the caucuses and primaries – avoiding the kind of drawn-out primary battle seen in 2008 – and check the power of the superdelegates.
12/31/2009 04:12 pm
Election results show defection of independents, plus the low turnout among young and black voters, hurting Democrats.
11/04/2009 12:00 am
A pattern that has held in the Old Dominion since 1977 appears set to repeat: The party that won the White House the year before loses the Virginia governor’s race.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
The Pentagon wants Obama to make his choice soon, but if he's leaning against sending more troops, he might play for time to consider his options.
09/22/2009 01:00 am
The controversy over Bob McDonnell's 1989 graduate thesis has put the GOP candidate on the defense. But Democratic voter fatigue may keep his rival from getting ahead.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
Six other Republican senators have announced they’ll retire. The exits are a sign the GOP sees itself in 'back seat' for years, say analysts.
08/07/2009 01:00 am
Latest dragnet includes mayors and state assemblymen with 44 arrests so far.
07/24/2009 01:00 am
Some analysts say her political career is over. Others say she will be in a better position now to run for national office.
07/03/2009 01:00 am
Team Obama has picked favorites for races in Pennsylvania, Illinois, and New York. Local party figures say that undermines democracy – and is not the national party's job.
07/02/2009 01:00 am