Rob Portman Defeats Lee Fisher In Ohio Senate Race

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A veteran of George W. Bush’s White House has kept Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat in the hands of the GOP. Republican Rob Portman coasted to an easy victory Tuesday over Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher in a race that Democrats gave up on months ago. Portman brushed aside criticism over close […]

Bush Considered Dropping Cheney From 2004 Ticket

The New York Times reports that former President George W. Bush reveals in his upcoming memoirs that he considered dropping Vice President Dick Cheney from the presidential ticket for the 2004 elections. The paper obtained an early copy of Bush’s book “Decision Points,” which is not slated to be released until Nov. 9. Times reporter […]

Republican Rand Paul wins Kentucky Senate seat

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Rand Paul, a favorite among the conservative Tea Party movement, won a Senate seat in Kentucky on Tuesday over Democrat Jack Conway, NBC and CNN projected. Read the full story from Reuters

Bush considered replacing VP Cheney: memoir

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former President George W. Bush once considered replacing Vice President Dick Cheney, Bush says in a revealing memoir in which he offers advice on the U.S. economy and admits mistakes on Iraq and Katrina. Read the full story from Reuters

GOP eyes redistricting prize

Republicans could end the night taking control of up to 17 state legislatures and several governorships. Read the full story from Politico