Harold Ford Jr., Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, shares his thoughts on why leaders in Congress are not trying to find consensus, and weighs in on the tea party's support of raising the minimum wage.» Read More
An increasing number of Republicans who have left the party—voluntarily or involuntarily—and are running as independents this year, and they are having a harder time raising campaign money.
Enough Tea Party-supported candidates are running strongly in Congressional races that the movement stands a good chance of establishing a sizeable caucus. The NYT reports.
The ties of a nonprofit advocacy group to a G.O.P. operation raise questions about whether moneyed interests are allowed to influence elections without revealing themselves. The NYT reports.