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Sen. Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced Tuesday that she raised $1.7 million for her re-election campaign during the second quarter.
Her haul is half a million more than the likely GOP nominee, Rep. Bill Cassidy, who brought in nearly $1.1 million in the same time period.
July 8, 2013
July 2, 2013
Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds raised more than $600,000 for his Senate campaign in the second quarter of this year, confirmed a spokesman for the Republican’s campaign.
Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., is retiring, and his seat is a top pickup opportunity for Republicans. The national GOP has touted Rounds as its strongest candidate in the race. Full story
June 28, 2013
Rep. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., has pushed back her timeline to make a decision about the Senate race for another couple weeks.
“I haven’t quite reached my full decision, but I think I know where I’m leaning,” Ellmers told Roll Call on Thursday between votes on Capitol Hill.
The second-term congresswoman has previously stated she is considering a primary bid to challenge Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., one of the 2014 cycle’s most vulnerable senators. Earlier this year, s spokeswoman told CQ Roll Call that Ellmers would make a decision by June. Full story
June 27, 2013
Former Rep. Ben Quayle, R-Ariz., is not running for public office anytime soon — especially next year.
“On the political side, there’s nothing on the radar for me right now,” Quayle told CQ Roll Call in a Wednesday phone interview. “2014 is definitely not happening, but who knows what’ll happen sometime down the road.” Full story
June 24, 2013
Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., leads by 10 points in a new poll released one day before the Bay State special election for Senate.
Markey took 52 percent in the Suffolk University survey, while Republican nominee Gabriel Gomez took 42 percent, and 4 percent of voters said they were still undecided. Full story
June 14, 2013
Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., announced Friday that he will not run for retiring Democratic Sen. Carl Levin’s seat.
“After careful and thorough deliberation and long talks with my family, friends and supporters, I have determined that the best way for me to continue to have a direct impact for my constituents and the nation is to remain in the House of Representatives,” Rogers wrote in an emailed statement to his supporters. Full story