Rep. Nita Lowey, a Democrat representing New York's 17th Congressional District and a... Read More Rep. Nita Lowey, a Democrat representing New York's 17th Congressional District and a senior member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, speaks to editors and reporters at a Bloomberg Government Breakfast on March 14, 2014, in Washington, D.C.
LARGO, Fla. (AP) — Democrat Alex Sink has taken an early lead in the Florida congressional race to replace the late Republican Rep. Bill Young.
Mark Miloscia, who served for 12 years as a Democrat in the state House, announced Wednesday he is running for the state Senate as a Republican.
Democrat Rahm Emanuel and Republican Bruce Rauner have something in common - many of the same wealthy political donors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Debbie Dingell will run for the House seat currently held by her husband, John, who announced this week that he will retire after the longest congressional career in history, a Democratic official said Tuesday.
Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver has decided against a bid for Congress - or any other elected office this year.
The Democrat is the first to announce a bid to represent a new district made up of Hallowell, West Gardiner and Manchester.
The Democrat replaces Max Baucus, who is resigning to serve as U.S. ambassador to China.
The third most senior Democrat on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce is preparing to run for the party's top seat in the 114th Congress.
After serving for four decades in Congress, Rep. Henry Waxman, a prominent Democrat known for his work on healthcare, the environment and government oversight, announced his plans today to retire at the end of this year. “I have had a long career and an eventful...