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Larry Craig will resign from Senate seat

Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig's decision to quit spares his party the embarrassment of an indefinitely prolonged scandal following his arrest during a sex sting in a Minneapolis airport bathroom. Craig…

Warner says ‘no’ to another Senate term

Republican Sen. John Warner of Virginia, one of the most authoritative voices in Congress on the military and a key figure in the debate over Iraq, said Friday he will…

A pessimistic report on Iraq

Congressional investigators have weighed in on the Iraqi government's progress in meeting 18 benchmarks Congress mandated this past spring when it passed a huge bill continuing the U.S. presence there. A…

Ah, the hyprocrisy of it all

"Guilt, I mused, has an interesting way of twisting one's thoughts." -- Sherlock Holmes If you were a prominent "family values" politician caught making gestures indicative of a sexual proposition in…

Tim Johnson remains determined

Sen. Tim Johnson endured some dark days after his life-threatening brain hemorrhage, but he says he never considered resigning. All political eyes were focused on the second-term Democrat from South Dakota…

Bickering Democrats split over terrorism

Constantly bickering Democrats can't mount an effective campaign against President George W. Bush's failed war on terror because they can't stop fighting each other over the issue. The so-called "war on…

Senators to Larry Craig: Time to quit

Idaho Sen. Larry Craig's political support eroded by the hour on Wednesday as fellow Republicans in Congress called for him to resign and party leaders pushed him unceremoniously from senior…

Playing the Washington scandal game

Idaho Sen. Larry Craig isn't sticking to the script about how Washington sex scandals play out. In fact, he's following it backwards. The rich history of powerful figures accused of misbehavior…

Foley victim satisfied with case’s outcome

A former congressional page who received sexually explicit online messages from former Rep. Mark Foley said through his lawyer that he would not file a civil suit against Foley, and…

Larry Craig’s bathroom problem

Idaho Sen. Larry Craig is a conservative Republican who has voted against gay marriage and opposes hate crimes legislation that would extend special protections to gay and lesbian crime victims. In…