Tim Johnson

T Minus 26: GOP Defending Another 'Safe' Senate Seat

On Wednesday, Senate Democrats announced they were committing $1 million to defeat GOP candidate Mike Rounds in South Dakota. The race to succeed retiring Democrat Sen. Tim Johnson has long been assumed to be an easy pick-up for the Republicans.

T Minus 26: GOP Defending Another 'Safe' Senate Seat

Democrats Now Too Progressive For South Dakota?

One consequence of Democrats continuing to go Left under Obama as a national party is poised to cost them a Senate seat in a year when they’re fighting to retain control of that same institution.While South Dakota is conservative, Democrats

AP: Mississippi Senate Race Biggest of Tuesday's 8 Primaries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strange, unsavory twists in Mississippi’s Senate Republican race are grabbing the most attention of Tuesday’s primary elections in eight states.Sen. Thad Cochran, seeking a seventh six-year term, faces state Sen. Chris McDaniel, who’s backed by tea party

AP: Mississippi Senate Race Biggest of Tuesday's 8 Primaries

Republicans to Grill Fed Nominee Yellen

Janet Yellen will face hostile Republicans doubtful of the Federal Reserve’s easy money policies when she appears before senators Thursday to defend her nomination to lead the US central bank. Yellen, chosen by President Barack Obama to replace Ben Bernanke

Republicans to Grill Fed Nominee Yellen

IL Republican Party Official Resigns After Racist Email Rant

Jim Allen, the Republican Party Chairman of Montgomery County, IL, resigned on Thursday after the Republican News Watch website published an email that Allen sent containing racist and disparaging remarks about Erika Harold, a former Miss America and current primary challenger

IL Republican Party Official Resigns After Racist Email Rant

Dem Senate Campaigns Marred By Internal Tensions

(AP) Internal wrangling marks Dems’ Senate campaignsBy BILL BARROW and THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated PressATLANTARepublicans aren’t the only ones roiled by internal jostling and recruiting hiccups ahead of next year’s midterm elections. Two top-tier Democratic prospects recently bypassed running for Senate seats

Dem Senate Campaigns Marred By Internal Tensions

AP: SD Sen. Johnson Won't Seek Re-Election

By THOMAS BEAUMONT and DAVID ESPOAssociated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D.Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota plans to retire at the end of his term, Democratic officials said Monday _ a departure that gives Republicans a prime opportunity to pick

AP: SD Sen. Johnson Won't Seek Re-Election

SD Sen. Johnson May Try to Pass Seat to Son

There is wide speculation that SD Dem Sen. Tim Johnson will retire at the end of his term, rather than seek reelection next year. He continues to suffer physical ailments from a brain hemorrhage he suffered in 2006. His campaign

SD Sen. Johnson May Try to Pass Seat to Son