Presidential races

Presidential races

Poll: Rubio slips with Tea Party

Sen. Marco Rubio's (R-Fla.) standing with self-identified Tea Party backers has slipped in recent months following his endorsement of comprehensive immigration reform, according to a new poll from NBC and The Wall Street Journal.

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Organizing for Action raises $8.2M in second quarter

Organizing for Action (OFA), the group spun off of President Obama's reelection campaign, raised $8.2 million in the last three months, the group announced Friday afternoon.

That represents an uptick in donations from earlier in the year. OFA raised $4.9 million during the first three months of 2013, which was viewed as a slow start for the group.

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Poll: Voters blame GOP more than Obama for gridlock

More Americans blame Republicans than Democrats for gridlock in Washington, D.C., according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

Just over half of voters — 51 percent — say there is gridlock in D.C. because Republicans are determined to block any initiatives from President Obama, while 35 percent say it's because Obama "lacks the skills to convince members of Congress to work together."

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