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.
Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis said her campaign's recently released attack ad, which featured a wheelchair and attacked her disabled opponent Attorney General Greg Abbott's (R) on disability rights, was not a personal attack.
House Speaker Thom Tillis, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in North Carolina, once released a statement that said federal and state governments had "redistributed" "trillions of dollars over the years" — amounting to "de facto reparations."
The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is reportedly planning to pour $1 million worth of TV time into the South Dakota race for U.S Senate in an effort to boost former Gov. Mike Rounds (pictured), the Republican nominee for Senate there.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) defended his state's voter ID law during a gubernatorial debate against Democratic nominee Mary Burke on Friday, saying that the number of would-be fraudulent voters the law stops doesn't matter.
Republican Congressional Candidate Carl DeMaio, running in California's 52nd Congressional District, allegedly once asked a campaign staffer to come into his office and when the staffer did DeMaio, whose back was turned, turned around and masturbated in front of the staffer.