election-US-100114.jpg Democrats have climbed into the lead on a generic ballot, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC International poll, although the results may not be as positive for the party as they first appear.

Seanhaugh-092914.jpg With incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Republican challenger Thom Tillis running nearly neck-and-neck in the North Carolina Senate race, the results of a new CNN/ORC International survey suggest that the race could be decided by the number of votes for Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh.

ChuckGrassley-092614.jpg Following the announcement of Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, Republican lawmakers are urging President Barack Obama to take his time in nominating a successor.

MarkWarner-092514.jpg In a rare piece of good news for Democrats this election cycle, the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday show Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virg., with a sizable lead in the Virginia Senate race.

Sbrownofficial-092414.jpg With news of the expansion of the U.S. military campaign against Islamic militants attracting considerable attention, Republican Scott Brown has launched a new campaign ad criticizing Sen. Jeanne Shaheen's, D-N.H., approach to the threat of terrorism.

RepublicanDemocrat-logo-060512_24Sep14.jpg Reflecting dissatisfaction with the Republican and Democratic parties, the results of a new Gallup poll showed that a majority of Americans continue to say a third majority political party is needed.

img2-091914.jpg A trio of Democratic senators has introduced new legislation that would revoke a tax-exemption for the National Football League if it continues to promote the Washington Redskins name.

markudall-091814.jpg Incumbent Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, D-Col., trails his Republican challenger in the latest Quinnipiac University poll, with more than a third of likely voters describing their U.S. Senate vote as a vote against President Barack Obama.

UScapitol-091814.jpg A bipartisan coalition in the House voted Wednesday evening to approve a measure providing the U.S. military with the authority to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State. The House voted 273 to 156 in favor of the measure, which was attached to a larger spending bill to temporarily fund the government.

joni-braley-091714.jpg Republican Joni Ernst has moved into the lead in the potentially crucial Iowa Senate race, according to the results of a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday. The poll found that 50 percent of likely Iowa voters would support Ernst if the election were held today, while 44 percent would vote for Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley.

UScapitol-091614.jpg Senate Republicans once again voted Monday to block a Democratic bill aimed at narrowing the national gender wage gap. The Senate voted 52 to 40 in favor of limiting debate on the Paycheck Fairness Act, falling well short of the 60 votes required.