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Lautenberg’s health: Problem for Dems

Concerns about New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s health pose yet another challenge for Democrats struggling to retain control of the Senate. Lautenberg’s announcement Friday that he’s suffering from stomach lymphoma…

DOJ gives torture memo writers a pass

The Justice Department¬† is closing the books on its probe of the Bush administration lawyers whose legal memorandums authorized the CIA to waterboard terrorism suspects, but the chairman of the…

Toyota boss agrees to testify before Congress

Toyota‘s president Akio Toyoda, under fire for his handling of sweeping recalls, will testify before a congressional hearing next week, appealing to U.S. lawmakers and aggrieved customers for understanding while…

Democrats’ dilemma: How to replace Evan Bayh

Indiana Democrats stunned by Sen. Evan Bayh's decision not to seek a third term…

Harry Reid: A casino bag man tries to survive

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid‘s poll numbers make him look like an easy mark, but casino owners who have a history of disregarding party and going with the winner in…

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…