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First woman House speaker may be toppled

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi became the first woman to lead the U.S. House of Representatives by taking on the most powerful man on Earth — then-President George W. Bush and his unpopular Iraq war. Read the full story from Reuters

Roberts Court Rulings On Campaign Finance: Game-Changing Decisions

Almost from the moment Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. joined the bench five years ago, the court’s conservatives have acted systematically on their deep skepticism of campaign spending restrictions. They repeatedly have questioned the ability of Congress to restrict the role of wealth and special interest involvement in elections without offending the First Amendment […]

Harry Reid: Sharron Angle ‘Speaks In Codes’

Nevada’s Senate race is coming down to the wire as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Republican opponent Sharron Angle are beginning their final campaign efforts to get voters to head to the polls. Reid stayed on the attack Thursday, painting Angle as a suspect and dangerous candidate who spoke cryptically in order to mask […]