It's all about that base.
The political map for Republicans in 2016 will be every bit as treacherous as it has been for Democrats this year.
The Republican candidate for Senate from North Carolina has shown a remarkable knack for moving up in the ranks, but he seems less sure what to do once he gets there.
Independent Greg Orman's pitch for bipartisanship has come out of nowhere to threaten Republican Pat Roberts's reelection—and the balance of power in the Senate. Is he for real?
Control of the upper chamber hasn't been this unsteady since the post-Civil War era.
Suddenly, a spate of Republicans have come out in favor of over-the-counter contraception—putting Democrats in a tight spot politically.
In a time of national anxiety, women voters are again turning to Republicans to protect the country.
Tom Cotton is the ultimate product of today's hard-edged, ideologically driven Republican Party. Is that what Arkansas voters want?
GOP candidates and strategists are scrambling to deploy the president's handling of ISIS as a weapon against his Democratic allies.
A new preoccupation with domestic and international security displaced economic worries at the top of voters' minds in two swing-state focus groups.
To understand why activists are so angry at the president, you have to understand how close they've come—and how long they've waited.
From ISIS to inversions, immigration to infrastructure, a host of pressing needs face legislators. Of course, that doesn't mean they'll take any action.
There's a whole caste of young staffers who follow candidates all day every day, hoping to capture the next "47 percent" or "Macaca" moment.
Democrats are playing defense in deep-blue states like Hawaii, while Republicans are worried about holding on in strongholds like Georgia.
The comedian-turned-senator is running an unusually low-key reelection campaign, trying to avoid scrutiny. Will Republicans get the last laugh?
House GOP leaders fear a conservative revolt when government funding comes up for a vote next month.
Vulnerable incumbents like Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan are backing into talking about the law.