For Obama, a midterm strategy that seeks to do no harm to Democrats in tough races
Anti-euro party's success in German vote spotlights dilemma for Merkel in handling new rival
Obama's pre-election delay on immigration throws lawmakers on both sides off balance
Heavy political giving fuels torrent of ads, outside groups' increased influence
An election of contradictions: Sour electorate poised to 'keep the bums in'
5 things to know about House races this fall as GOP looks to add to its majority
5 things to watch in this fall's Senate races
5 things to know about the nation's 36 races for governor where most incumbents have a leg up
Common Core bickering heats up as standards take effect; buyer's remorse hits policymakers?
German anti-euro party elected to state assembly for 1st time, booting out Merkel party ally
City of Fairbanks has spent $7,000 defending mayor's $37.50 elections fine
Common Core standards adopted by some states, rejected, repealed by others as debate continues
Environmentalist Marina Silva sees support surge ahead of Brazil presidential vote
GOP Sen. Ted Cruz sounds like a 2016 presidential candidate at conservative gathering
Obama's Labor Day visit to Wisconsin comes amid heated governor's race, declining union power
GOP Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns over a 2012 presidential campaign scandal
Advocacy groups say some Maryland, Virginia residents may have cast ballots in both states
No place like home: Senate rivals in both parties challenge residency; do voters care?
Perry, Paul criticize Obama for 'no strategy' on Syria but other GOPers more muted so far
Minnesota Senate hopeful defends firm's role in merger that led US company to Ireland
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