• US midterm elections: Key races to watch     Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    Neil Newhouse, Partner and co-founder of Public Opinion Strategies, discusses the states that will see tight races and explains what it means for policies if Republicans take control of the Senate.

  • NASHUA, New Hampshire, Nov 2- Long viewed as an ally by Wall Street, likely 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton has increasingly been taking banks and big business to task while on the campaign trail for Democrats across the country. It comes days before Tuesday's midterm elections and as Clinton ramps up her political activity ahead of a probable White...

  • Here's a bold prediction for Tuesday's Senate battle Friday, 31 Oct 2014 | 9:54 AM ET
    A Capitol Police officer stands on the steps of the Capitol building in Washington.

    Politico's Ben White offers up his midterm prediction for the Senate, as well as for other tight races around the country.

  • Has the GOP hit a tipping point? Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Things are changing rapidly in these final days before the midterm election. Is it enough to tip the scales in favor of the GOP?

  • Barney Frank in praise of ... Ted Cruz? Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    Barney Frank

    Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.

  • Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), shares his thoughts on what the Republicans shouldn't do if they want to retake the White House in 2016.

  • Sen. Cruz on tea party's social focus     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), offers his thoughts on key social and economic issues the tea party is focused on.

  • Sen. Cruz: Republicans will retake Senate     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    We will retire Harry Reed, says Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), providing his predictions for Tuesday's midterm elections.

  • Sen. Cruz: Life is harder under Obama economy     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Sen. Ted Cruz, (R-Texas), addresses a decrease in the labor force participation rate and wage stagnation.

  • Jeb Bush in 2016? Bank on it: Pro     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    Joe Watkins, Republican strategist, shares his thoughts on the possibility of Jeb Bush entering the 2016 presidential election.

  • Hillary in 2016? She's in the majority: Pro     Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:33 AM ET

    Jimmy Williams, Blue Nationreview executive editor, discusses what to expect if the Republicans take the Senate in the midterm elections. Also a look at Hillary Clinton's views on various political issues.

  • Current polling suggests Republicans will take control of the Senate and hold onto the House. If Republicans take control of the Senate, McConnell has said he may use high-pressure tactics to challenge Obama, such as attaching riders to rein in the EPA via must-pass spending bills that only require a simple majority to pass. As McConnell mulls using riders to...

  • Compromise key for GOP before 2016: Ex-Reagan aide Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:43 AM ET
    A yellow stoplight stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building at night in Washington, D.C.

    Republicans can make compromises should they win control of the Senate in midterm elections, former Reagan White House chief Ken Duberstein says.

  • Election money reaches record levels     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group CEO, and Thomas "Mack" McLarty, former Clinton chief of staff, discuss the battle for the balance of power on Capitol Hill and whether both parties will be able to reach across the aisle and work with each other after the midterm elections.

  • Hillary Clinton vs. Jeb Bush in 2016?     Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    Ken Duberstein, The Duberstein Group CEO, and Thomas "Mack" McLarty, former Clinton chief of staff, share their thoughts on the likely candidates for the 2016 presidential elections.

  • $4 billion on political ads...But will it matter? Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    Many factors can decide the 2014 battle for Congress. But campaign money isn't likely to.

  • Control of Congress in crosshairs     Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:34 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Politico's Ben White, talk about next week's critical election for the balance of power on Capitol Hill.

  • Key midterm elections to watch     Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 6:36 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood provides a preview of the upcoming elections. Democrats are holding tough but Republicans have the advantage, reports Harwood.

  • These senators get the most Wall St. campaign cash Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:05 PM ET
    Sen. Cory Booker

    Financial firms are shelling out big cash for the mid-term Senate elections, but their favorite candidate is an unlikely one.

  • Midterms: Democrats need some fortunate breaks Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Democrats still have a chance to maintain the majority in the Senate, but they are going to need some good fortune.