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Quiz: Can North Carolina hold on to its last bit of blue?

10/21/14 08:50AM

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan is trying to hold on in this conservative-leaning state. Recent polling suggests Hagan holding a small but consistent lead against her Republican rival, House Speaker Tom Tillis. A new CNN/ORC survey shows Hagan ahead by three points. read more

North Carolina Politics

Democrats spend big on more than just ads

10/13/14 01:59PM

Senate Democrats are posting record fundraising hauls— but Republicans, fueled by a deluge of secret money, figure to more than keep pace. So if Democrats do end up beating the odds and holding onto control of the chamber, it might be less because of how much money they spent, and more because of how they spent it. read more

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton waves as she leaves the Economic Club of Chicago in Chicago on Oct. 8, 2014. (Nam Y. Huh/AP)

New Hampshire still Clinton country

10/10/14 11:12AM

The state that made Bill Clinton the “comeback kid” in 1992 and then came through for his wife after her brutal loss in the Iowa in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary is ready for Hillary, according to a new poll. read more

Former Republican U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate in South Dakota, speaks at a news conference, Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Meet the Republican-turned-independent giving the GOP fits

10/10/14 09:17AM

 He's the candidate who could confound Republican hopes for a Senate seat in South Dakota--and perhaps even their dreams of taking the majority in the upper chamber.Larry Pressler, the former GOP Senator-turned-Independent, has nipped the heels of Republican frontrunner Mike Rounds in recent polling. read more