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Craig still claims he’s not gay

US Republican Senator Larry Craig, who pleaded guilty after a police sex sting operation in an airport bathroom, Monday denied a new flurry of gay sex allegations in his home…

Men claim sex with Larry Craig

Four acknowledged gay men, willing to be named, say they have either had sex with Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig or claim the politician made homosexual advances towards them. All four…

Hillary: Calm in hostage crisis

When the hostages had been released and their alleged captor arrested, a regal-looking Hillary Rodham Clinton strolled out of her Washington home, the picture of calm in the face of…

Flip-flopping Harry Reid

Pity poor Harry Reid. Back in April, the Senate Democratic leader proclaimed the war in Iraq "lost." Two months before Gen. David Petraeus had in place the reinforcements he…

America’s worst Congressman

America's worst congressman, Tom Tancredo, caused quite a stir recently when he aired a television ad for his presidential campaign. The ad features a man in a hooded sweatshirt detonating…

Cheney’s heart gets a jolt

Doctors administered an electrical shock to Vice President Dick Cheney's heart and restored it to a normal rhythm during a 2 1/2 hour hospital visit Monday. The procedure was described…

Lott resigns from Senate

Trent Lott, the second-ranking Republican in the U.S. Senate, said on Monday he will retire, ending a 34-year career in Congress in which he became a powerful conservative figure. "I am…

Republicans threaten Iraq aid cut

Two Republican senators said Monday that unless Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki makes more political progress by January, the U.S. should consider pulling political or financial support for his government. The…

Hastert calls it quits

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who made a farewell speech to House colleagues 11 day earlier, made his resignation official Monday with a letter to Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Hastert's formal…

Lott will resign by year’s end

Sen. Trent Lott of Mississippi, the Senate's No. 2 Republican, plans to resign his seat by the end of the year, congressional and Bush administration officials said Monday. Lott, 66, scheduled…