South Dakota's history of electing Democrats to Congress and the state's "independent streak" will ensure there are competitive congressional races in the 2016 elections, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Saturday.
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Former U.S. Senate candidate and tea party favorite Christine O'Donnell is fighting back against Federal Election Commission allegations that she illegally used at least $20,000 in campaign contributions to pay rent and utility bills at a Delaware town house.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Friday that he will tell supporters on May 5 in the hometown he shares with former President Bill Clinton whether or not he will seek the Republicans' presidential nomination.
The Republican Party's most ambitious stormed into New Hampshire on Friday for an early state showdown that highlighted the diversity, political challenges and sheer size of the GOP's 2016 presidential class.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says she will be closely watching efforts by the Obama administration to negotiate a broad trade policy pact with Pacific nations that's raising concerns over potential harm to workers.
Nearly 20 Republican White House prospects will court presidential primary voters in New Hampshire this weekend at a state GOP meeting in Nashua. It's the first gathering of its kind in the first-in-the-nation primary state this year and offers no shortage of intriguing storylines as Republican contenders across the political spectrum deliver speeches, answer questions and work to stand out in the crowd.