Despite pressure from national Democrats, Alex Sink revealed Tuesday that she won't attempt a rematch against Congressman David Jolly, R-Fla., in November. Sink, who narrowly lost to Jolly in a special election to replace the late Rep. Bill Young, R-Fla., last month, was seen by many as Democrats' best chance to pick up the seat.
In the latest sign that Obamacare is likely to play a major role in the upcoming elections, the results of a USA Today/Pew Research Center poll showed that a vast majority of Americans say a candidate's stance on the healthcare law will be an important factor.
In one of the highest-profile Senate races in the nation, the results of a recent Talk Business-Hendrix College poll showed Arkansas Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., with a narrow lead over Republican Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. The poll found that 45.5 percent of likely Arkansas voters would vote for Pryor if the election were held today, while 42.5 percent said they would vote for Cotton.
Former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown revealed Monday that he plans to officially kick off his campaign for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire on Thursday. In an email to supporters, Brown noted that he has spent the past month visiting with the people of New Hampshire and has decided to officially launch his campaign at an event at the Portsmouth Harborside Hotel.