Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at email@example.com.
If a new ad is any indication, the Republican Governors Association wants to focus on Maine Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler (pictured, left) and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rep. Mike Michaud (ME) than Republican Maine Gov. Paul LePage (pictured, right).
Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is taking what might seem an unusual approach in criticizing his opponent, Democrat Michelle Nunn — he's criticizing her for her father's vote in the 1970s to give the Panama Canal back to Panama.
Virginia Republican Senate candidate Ed Gillespie's campaign released a new attack ad against Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) where Gillespie vows to oppose legislation to make The Washington Redskins change their name.
It seemed like Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel had finally called it quits after the Mississippi Supreme Court on Friday rejected his challenge to the results of the runoff between McDaniel and Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS).
The New Hampshire Republican Party said on Monday that an op-ed published by the late former House Speaker Marshall Cobleigh attacking Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) was not supposed to have been republished.
A new Monmouth University poll released Monday refutes a previous poll's finding that the race for U.S. Senate in North Carolina between House Speaker Thom Tillis and Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) is tied. Instead, the new poll finds what most other recent polls have shown —that Hagan holds a small lead.
Thomas Ravenel, an Independent candidate for U.S. Senate in South Carolina running against Sen. Lindsey Graham (R), posted a rather personal paragraph on his Facebook page where he responded to allegations of assaulting the hairdresser of the mother of his child, Kathryn Dennis.