Frank James

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McConnell Wins Big Over Tea Party Challenger In Kentucky

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Sen. Mitch McConnell's large victory in Kentucky suggested that he could have a fairly unified party behind him come November.


A Role Reversal In Pennsylvania's Race For Governor

Friday, May 16, 2014

GOP Gov. Tom Corbett is using a populist attack against Tom Wolf, the businessman who is leading the Democratic field in the May 20 primary.


Past And Future Collide In Silicon Valley Congressional Race

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

California Rep. Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna largely agree on the big issues. Style is where the two Democrats differ.


Veteran Congressman Makes A Career-Threatening Mistake

Monday, May 12, 2014

Democratic Rep. John Conyers failed to submit enough valid signatures to appear on the August primary ballot, a campaign misstep that has some wondering if he's still up to the job.


New Rules Aim To Streamline GOP's 2016 Nominating Process

Friday, May 09, 2014

If there are other Herman Cains and Michele Bachmanns out there with 2016 presidential hopes, new RNC rules may make it harder for them to go from "who?" to Republican presidential contenders.


Latest Partisan Flashpoint: GOP Benghazi Fundraising

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Raising money after tragedy isn't new. But the latest dust-up comes as both parties try to energize their grass-roots supporters with control of Capitol Hill in the balance.


Democrats Play Wait-And-See On Benghazi Panel

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Despite a call from some to boycott the GOP's newest Benghazi probe, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats aren't going that far — yet.


The Energy Behind Repealing Obamacare May Be Ebbing

Monday, May 05, 2014

Republicans may not be as focused on Affordable Care Act repeal as before, but that doesn't mean the law has turned the corner in terms of public support.


John Boehner Faces A Primary Challenge, But Only Barely

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The House speaker is the overwhelming favorite to win his Republican primary election Tuesday. But one of his foes produced a campaign ad that won't soon be forgotten.


Poll: Young Voters Uninterested In November 2014 Elections

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A new survey reports voting interest among 18- to 29-year-olds has declined in recent months. Only a quarter say they'll definitely vote in the midterm elections.


Boehner Mocks GOP Colleagues For Immigration Fears

Friday, April 25, 2014

Back home in his Ohio district, Speaker John Boehner had fun at the expense of fellow House Republicans who are reluctant — or afraid — to tackle an immigration overhaul.


Maryland's Obamacare Stumble Fails To Sway Governor's Race

Friday, April 25, 2014

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown might as well be wearing Teflon. Despite overseeing the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange, he's still the Democratic front-runner.


Pennsylvania Congresswoman Goes All In For Obamacare

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Does Rep. Allyson Schwartz's pro-Affordable Care Act television ad signal a new thinking among Democrats running in statewide races?


Green GOP Group Caught Between 'Rock And A Hard Place'

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

On Earth Day 2014, it wasn't easy being an environmental organization in the Republican Party. The big donors who write checks aren't much interested in the environment.


Are Democrats Trying To Energize The Base With The Race Card?

Friday, April 18, 2014

Top Democrats have said recently that some GOP opposition to President Obama and his agenda is based on race. It's an explosive message that might drive Democratic voters to the polls.


Hillary Clinton's Presidential Chess Board

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Much of what will happen in the 2016 presidential race — in both political parties — hinges on whether Clinton decides to run. She has said she'll announce by the end of the year.


John Boehner Foe Targets 'Electile' Dysfunction

Monday, April 14, 2014

A high school French teacher who is challenging House Speaker John Boehner has come up with a novel campaign approach: an ad spoofing virility drug commercials.


If Aide-Kissing Congressman Doesn't Quit, Voters Will Decide Fate

Friday, April 11, 2014

As of this writing, Rep. Vance McAllister is still a congressman representing his northeastern Louisiana district. And that's part of the problem for a GOP establishment that would like him gone.


5 Takeaways From The Equal Pay Debate

Friday, April 11, 2014

While Republicans launched some effective counterattacks on the equal pay issue, keep in mind the White House is making a political case to voters — not a statistical argument to economists.


Obama And Al Sharpton: An Odd Couple Who Make Political Sense

Thursday, April 10, 2014

For the cautious president and the free-wheeling reverend, there's a political symbiosis that comes from sharing the same stage.