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'This Week' Transcript: David Axelrod and Reince Priebus
STEPHANOPOULOS: Hello again. With just over six weeks to go, it is safe to say that Mitt Romney can't afford another one like his last. From the inside account of political dysfunction that broke Sunday night to the electrical malfunction that grounded Ann Romney's plane on Friday, nothing seemed
'Democrats for Lingle': Hawaii Senate Candidate's Ad Features Republicans
Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle’s newest ad purported to feature Democrats who support her — and it does. But the TV spot, originally posted online under the headline “Democrats for Lingle,” also features several Republicans. “I’m a Democrat, and I’m voting for Linda Lingle,”...
Republicans Endorse Democrats in Senate Races
With majority control of the Senate within reach for Republicans this November, one might presume that conservative party elders are doing everything within their power to elect GOP senators this fall. You’d be wrong. Over the past two days, two veteran GOP lawmakers have gone...
Chamber of Commerce Launches Ad Blitz in Key Senate Races
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a conservative group representing businesses and trade organizations, is launching ads in four hotly contested Senate races, the organization announced today. “We need leaders in the Senate who understand that free enterprise and not more government will lead the ...
Democrats and Republicans Walk Fine Line in Senate Races
Bipartisanship is an outdated concept. It's like booking a vacation through a travel agency or putting a letter in the mail. Or at least that's what the narrative in Washington would have you believe. Several prominent senators known for their willingness to reach across the aisle -- Olympia Snowe
2012: Women Will Be Key for Senate Democrats
2010 was not a great year for women in Congress. The midterm elections in that cycle saw the first decrease in female representation in Congress in 30 years. In 2012, however, things could look much different for women. At a news conference in Washington, D.C.,...
It’s Getting Hot In Here: GOP Candidates Sharpen Knives (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) All the talk of hot kitchens on the campaign trail yesterday is priming us for a holiday feast. Until then, Mitt Romney is charging ahead on the second day of his three-day bus tour through New Hampshire....
Will Dems Lose Hawaii Senate Seat? Race Heats Up Before Obama’s Visit
First, it was President Obama’s Senate seat in his hometown of Illinois that Democrats lost. Now, they are in danger of losing a key seat in the president’s birthplace of Hawaii, which could jeopardize their senatorial majority. As Obama touches down in Hawaii this weekend,...
Can Herman Cain Keep Up? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) HANOVER, N.H. — Oh, Herman, we hardly know you. That’s about to change starting with tonight’s presidential debate in New Hampshire where the bright light of scrutiny will be focused on a surging Herman Cain. Within the...