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Can GOP steal heath care show from Obama?

Congressional Republicans see a chance for political gain in President Barack Obama‘s televised health care summit next week, even though the president will be running the show. Obama and the…

Bayh’s departure: Moderates, exit stage center

The moderate middle is disappearing from Congress. Evan Bayh is just the latest senator to forgo a re-election bid, joining a growing line of pragmatic, find-a-way politicians who are abandoning…

Bitter partisanship drives Evan Bayh from Senate

Democratic Senator Evan Bayh says he's had enough…

Americans send message to Congress: ‘Time to retire’

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McCain faces a tough re-election challenge

Defeated just two years ago as the Republican presidential candidate and with…

Democrats move to offset SOCTUS ruling

Democrats in Congress want to offset a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that…

Democrats ax pork-bloated, lobbyist-crafted jobs bill

Senate Democrats pulled the plug Thursday on a so-called "bipartisan" jobs bill packed with pork and…

Jobs bill: Long on promises, short on jobs

There's a problem with the bipartisan jobs bill emerging in the Senate: It won't create many jobs.

The bill includes tax cuts to please…

‘Good Time Charlie’ Wilson dies at 76

"Good Time Charlie" Wilson, 76, the fun-loving, controversial former congressman from Texas whose clandestine funding of Afghanistan's…

Pennsylvania Rep. John Murtha dead at 77

Rep. John Murtha, the 77-year-old Pennsylvania Congressman who spoke out for veterans but opposed the Iraq war, died…