Tough race, influence-peddling probe haunt Rep. Curt Weldon
Add this to Republican Curt Weldon's long list of re-election woes — his very own October surprise. Earlier this week, FBI agents raided the homes of Weldon's daughter and a close friend, part of an influence-peddling probe into the 10-term congressman and his daughter's lobbying firm.
Oct 21, 2006, 00:58
Elizabeth Edwards to Hillary: Gee, I sure am sorry
Elizabeth Edwards, wife of White House hopeful John Edwards, apologized to Sen. Hillary Clinton after saying her choices in life have made her happier than the senator, a Clinton aide said Friday.
Oct 21, 2006, 00:55
Porn star demands equal time on Leno's talk show
Porn star and California gubernatorial candidate Mary Carey, following the lead of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Democratic opponent, demanded on Friday that Jay Leno give her equal time on his TV show.
Oct 21, 2006, 00:52
Bush and his policies play big as election issue
President George W. Bush won re-election in 2004 cast as a strong wartime leader, but in this year's congressional races his handling of the Iraq war has given many voters a reason to vote against Republicans.
Oct 20, 2006, 10:37
Unknown gaining ground against GOP opponent
She's got zero political experience, unless you count a stint as president of her suburban community club. But somehow, Democrat Darcy Burner is waging a serious challenge to freshman Republican Rep. Dave Reichert.
Oct 20, 2006, 08:01