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.
Zach Dasher, the Republican running against Rep. Vance McAllister (R-LA), in Louisiana's 5th Congressional District floated the idea of America being in danger of becoming a Mussolini-Hitler-Stalin-type regime.
A mysterious flyer has been circulating around part of North Carolina that includes lynching imagery and warns that if Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) doesn't win re-election, President Barack Obama's impeachment is imminent.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner is getting some serious help from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) who is coming to campaign in the state on Tuesday. It's increasingly looking like Rauner will need it.
Republicans have gleefully attacked Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) for scoffing at the possibility that Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), once a farmer, could become chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee if control of the Senate flips. But outgoing Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) suggested in an interview with The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Braley's comments weren't such a big deal.
The Kentucky Republican Party offered to cover meals, lodging, and transportation if volunteers joined Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on his re-election campaign bus tour and contributed to an "enthusiastic" atmosphere, according to an email obtained by The Hill.
Republican California congressional candidate Carl DeMaio appears to have made fun of a top campaign staffer for his Democratic opponent by circulating a photo of an overweight woman wearing only a bra and eating a Twinkie.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has interviewed a number of potential witnesses over alleged harassment against Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, according to NBC's San Diego affiliate.