Tuesday Apr 23
Baucus Exit Turns Montana Senate Race Into Tossup
The announcement that Montana Democrat Max Baucus is retiring shakes up the fight for the Senate in 2014 more than a bit.
Gun votes carry big risks for Dems in rural states
In this Nov. 5, 2102 file photo, then-Democratic Senate candidate, now Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D. smiles as she speaks in Grand Forks, N.D. There is little mystery, from a campaign viewpoint, at least, about the eight senators who crossed party lines in Wednesday's showdown vote on background checks for gun buyers.
Vote on guns puts Heitkamp in national spotlight
As Heidi Heitkamp eked out a North Dakota Senate race decided by less than 3,000 votes last year, one topic that rarely came up was gun rights.
GOP Senate chances good
Having blown five likely Senate wins on bad candidates and worse consulting, it is best not to count chickens before they hatch, but the prospects for Republican gains in the Senate in 2014 are brightening.
North Dakota's One Abortion Clinic Gets Donations, Governor Gets Pat on the Back from Bishops
As news spreads that the most devastating abortion laws in the nation were signed in North Dakota, the state's only abortion clinic is getting financial support, while the governor is receiving spiritual "attaboys." Written by Robin Marty for RH Reality Check .