Democrats, grasping to keep House control, spend heavily to build firewall against GOP wave

Hoping to cut House losses, Dems try for firewall

Report: Democrats planted fake tea party candidate in contested NJ congressional race

Report: Dems planted NJ tea party House candidate

GOP Mass. Sen. Brown to stump for McMahon in Conn. Senate race, Foley in governor’s contest

GOP Mass. senator to stump for McMahon in Conn.

After summer of gloom, Democrats see glimmers of hope for Election Day

Democrats see glimmers of hope in election gloom

Stumping in Illinois and Maryland, Obama aims to energize Dems to turn out for midterms

Obama battles to hold his old Senate seat for Dems

Obama tells Democrats in Maryland, Chicago he wants them just as fired up as they were in 2008

Obama fires up Dems in Maryland, Chicago

CHICAGO — President Barack Obama on Thursday fought to keep his old Senate seat in Democratic hands as he implored voters to embrace his urgency about the upcoming congressional elections. He said the entire agenda of change he campaigned for in 2008 is at stake even without his name on the ballot.

Top Nevada GOP lawmaker endorses Reid, brands Angle as ‘totally ineffective’ lawmaker

Top Nevada GOP lawmaker endorses Reid

RENO, Nev. — Veteran state Sen. Bill Raggio, one of Nevada’s most influential Republicans over the last four decades, says he’s reluctantly endorsing Democratic U.S. Sen. Harry Reid’s re-election campaign.

Obama to Maryland Democrats: ‘I’m going to need you just as fired us as you were in 2008′

Obama tries to fire up Maryland Democrats

BOWIE, Md. — President Barack Obama on Thursday implored young voters to embrace his urgency about the upcoming congressional elections, saying the entire agenda of change he campaigned for in 2008 is at stake even without his name on the ballot.

Independent Mass. gov. hopeful sues former aides, claims conspiracy against him to benefit GOP

Mass. gov. hopeful alleges GOP dirty tricks

Minn. GOP chairman’s ‘quisling’ remark draws criticism from head of state Democrats

Minn. GOP chairman’s ‘quisling’ remark draws fire

Biden says Republican gubernatorial candidate Walker skating by on GOP talking points

Biden: Walker skating by with GOP talking points

GOP pulling W.Va. Senate ad after casting call sought actors with a ‘hicky blue collar’ look

GOP pulling W.Va. Senate ad with ‘hicky’ actors

Casting call for GOP ad in W.Va. Senate race sought actors with a ‘hicky blue collar’ look

‘Hicky look’ sought for GOP’s W.Va. Senate ad

Obama to attend political events in Maryland and Illinois to help an incumbent and a hopeful

Obama to stump for Dems in Maryland and Illinois

Republican allies make Colorado a top target for midterm gains

GOP allies make Colo. a top target

DENVER — Watching an “Oprah” show about holiday craft tips? The commercial break includes a piece starring a sickly man in a hospital bed with dire warnings about the health care overhaul supported by Sen. Michael Bennet.

Colo. GOP gubernatorial hopeful rebuffs call _ again _ for him to bow out of race

Colo. GOP gubernatorial hopeful not budging

Democrat’s ad tries to link GOP rival to Santorum, Palin in Pennsylvania’s US Senate race

Ad links GOP Pa. Senate hopeful to Santorum, Palin

Gingrich frames choice between Dems as ‘party of food stamps’ vs. GOP as ‘party for paychecks’

Gingrich brands Democrats ‘party of food stamps’

Obama heading to New Jersey to raise $1 million for Democrats

Obama heads to Jersey to raise dollars for Dems

NH Dem Hodes critizes GOP Senate rival over her support for repealing health care reforms

NH Dem criticizes GOP Senate foe on health care

First lady’s pep talk to Dems: Staying home from polls ‘worst possible thing to do’

First lady to Dems: Don’t stay home from polls

Mob in Kyrgyzstan’s capital storms headquarters of Bakiyev-linked party ahead of election

Kyrgyz mob storms party headquarters ahead of vote

Party chairman Kaine concedes ‘enthusiasm gap,’ Says Dems have chance to do well next month

Kaine optimistic about Dems prospects in November

POLIITCAL INSIDER: Ex-football coach Holtz seeks campaign cash for GOP


WASHINGTON — Former football coach Lou Holtz is urging support — with votes and with money — for Republicans running for Congress.

GOP candidate seeking to unseat Ohio’s Democratic governor raised more money last month

GOP hopeful outraised Dem Ohio governor last month

Children’s group buys $25K worth of ads criticizing Mo. GOP Senate candidate’s record

Ad hits Mo. GOP Senate pick on children’s issues

Greene wants SC Democrats’ chief to resign; says she’s broken party rules by not backing him

Greene calls on SC Democrats’ chief to resign

AP source: Obama to stump in Massachusetts for Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick ahead of election

AP source: Obama to campaign for Dem Mass. gov

Poll shows Democrat with double-digit lead over Republican in open Delaware House seat

Poll: Dem leads Republican in open Del. House seat

NY GOP gov hopeful insists he’s kind, gentle but says he’d tell lawmakers ‘don’t mess with me’

NY GOP governor hopeful insists he’s kind, gentle

GOP-allied groups makes splash with more than $4 million in ads in 8 Senate races

GOP-allied group to spend $4 million in 8 states

Pew Hispanic finds majority Latino registered voters going to polls, most voting Democrat

Survey: Latinos still strongly support Democrats

National Dems go after independent Chafee’s tax plan; 1st ad by outside group in RI gov’s race

National Democrats go after Chafee’s RI tax plan

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi fights for legal existence of her disbanded party

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sues to keep her party intact

NJ Gov. Christie rallies GOP at fundraiser in Iowa, key destination for presidential hopefuls

NJ governor rallies fellow Republicans in Iowa

Vt. police release dashboard video of Democrat’s traffic stop but withhold Republican’s

Vt. police release video of Dem, not Republican

Pa. Democratic gubernatorial candidate puts up special website to attack Republican opponent

Pa. Dem. running for governor opens attack website

Vice President Biden visits Ohio in latest campaign appearance for Democratic governor

Biden stumps for Dem incumbent in Ohio gov race

Nevada’s Angle trashes GOP establishment on tape, wheedles for candidate’s support

Nevada GOP Senate nominee trashes party on tape

Officeholders from Calif., Ill., NC, NY, Pa., form group to fight corporate political spending

Officials from 5 states fight unlimited spending

Democratic National Committee raises more than $16 million in September; top for 2010

DNC raises more than $16 million in September

Veteran Japanese lawmaker Ichiro Ozawa to be indicted over political funding scandal

Japan ruling party figure Ozawa to be indicted

Rally backed by labor, civil rights group lends support for Democrats as election nears

DC rally shows support for struggling Democrats

GOP’s Whitman blames opponent for controversy over former housekeeper’s immigration status

GOP’s Whitman blames opponent for housekeeper flap

Rally backed by labor, civil rights attracts thousands showing support for Democrats’ agenda

Thousands gather in DC in support of Dems agenda

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