Rep. Capito announces 2014 U.S. Senate bid in W.Va.

Weeks after winning re-election, Republican Rep. Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia announced Monday morning her candidacy for U.S. Senate in 2014. Capito's early announcement puts potential opponent Democratic Sen. Jay Rockefeller, 75, on notice amid speculation over his retirement. But don't expect Rockefeller to speed up his campaign timetable. The longtime lawmaker lamented Capito's [...]

Obama Ad Tries to Reset the Race to Two Weeks Ago

Why are the presidential candidates spending so much time raising so much money? To buy TV ads. In Ad Watch, we review the results of their heroic efforts as they come out. Today: President Obama looks back to when people were making fun of Mitt Romney, Romney finds a disappointed Obama voter, Democrats call Linda McMahon too rich to care about old people, Richard Mourdock tries to tie his ...