New members of Congress from battleground districts are almost twice as likely to sign on to bipartisan legislation.
Groups with ties to Schock are closing their doors and Illinois Republicans are looking for new sources of cash after Schock's scandal.
Despite criticism that the Senate GOP overstepped by writing to Iran, some of the party's presidential hopefuls are shouting, "Me, too!"
With six congressional Democrats considering Senate runs, dozens of state and local politicians are hoping for a rare chance to move up in Maryland.
Despite bad headlines and ethics trouble, observers say Schock may not face a primary, thanks partly to years of high-energy campaigning and fundraising for local Republicans.
Departing members of Congress often open up and criticize the institution. Then, some try to come back.
Rep. Carlos Curbelo wants to bring Republicans to the table on immigration, but he's not the first to try.
In Arkansas and West Virginia, Dems don't see a comeback without at least an extra two years of distance from Obama.
Members of Congress are always rumored to be seeking higher office. Some stoke the rumors without ever following through.