CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and both sides spent millions auditioning national strategies.
FILE This Nov. 23, 2013 file photo shows Florida Democratic Congressional candidate, Alex Sink, center, speaking at her campaign office in Clearwater, Fla. The special election in this stretch of coastal beach towns and retirement communities was expected to be a referendum on President Bara…
FILE - This Nov. 23, 2013 file photo shows Florida Republican Congressional candidate David Jolly, right, speaking in Indian Rocks Beach, Fla. The special election in this stretch of coastal beach towns and retirement communities was expected to be a referendum on President Barack Obama’s he…
In this photo taken on Thursday, March 6,2 014, Lucas Overby, a 27-year-old Pinellas County resident, campaigns for Congress in Dunedin, Fla. Overby is the Libertarian candidate running against Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly. (AP Photo/Tamara Lush)
Learning from her stumbles in the 2008 Democratic primaries, Hillary Clinton has unleashed a “wrap it up early” strategy aimed at making her the inevitable Democratic presidential nominee in 2016.
PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to give themselves and other candidates the right to collect more money — a lot of it — from individuals and political action committees, even as they ask voters to effectively kill the option of public financing.
Election Day has arrived. Here's what voters need to know.