Sen. Mary Landrieu (D.), one of the vulnerable incumbents this cycle, has a slight lead over, Rep. Bill Cassidy, who is considered the top Republican.
Democratic incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu (La.) has been unable to advance three pieces of legislation that would expand offshore drilling in her home state, despite assurances that increasing revenue sharing from energy production is her “number one goal.”
Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer poured another $7.1 million into his political group during the second quarter of this year, new documents show, the bulk of which was then passed on to a leading Democratic group.
Primaries occurred in eight states on Tuesday, seven of those were Senate races. By far the most interesting race was in Mississippi where long time incumbent Republican Sen. Thad Cochran faced a grueling challenge from the Tea Party-backed activist and state Senator Chris McDaniel.
As you surely know by now, neither secured the necessary 50 percent to avoid a runoff, but McDaniel was slightly ahead of Cochran. The fight will now stretch until June 24th—three more weeks of a race that has already cost outside groups over 8 million dollars.
The question I immediately had after learning the results was, “will the outside groups backing Cochran stick around?”
American Crossroads announced on Wednesday that they would be backing out of the race.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) is at a new low, according to a poll released Thursday.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D., La.) has reached a new low in approval, according to a new poll that has the Democratic incumbent at a 58 percent unfavorable rating.
The hedge fund founded and, until recently, run by billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer was involved in a deal to sell a stake in a Russian oil company to a Russian oligarch who is the target of U.S. sanctions.