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Denied BP Oil Spill Claims Rising Sharply

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Denied claims for Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims are rising dramatically because of a flood of new filings coming in without proper documentation or with…

Rob Richie: Contested recounts unlikely in major races, despite the hype

At the risk of winning the General John Sedgwick award (General Sedgwick, the highest ranking Union general to die in the Civil War, told his troops at the Battle of…

New Hampshire election results 2010: Ayotte, Hodes, Shea-Porter, Kuster

Popular GOP Sen. Judd Gregg is retiring, but his chosen successor, Kelly Ayotte, struggled to beat a conservative primary challenger. Yet she became one of the few establishment Republicans to…

Montana Election 2010

Montana features only one race this cycle, the reelction bid of Republican Denny Rehlberg. Read the full story from The Washington Post”…

Craig Crawford: Mall Commercials

Now that TV stars of the right and left have had their way on the National Mall, let’s rethink this. Followers of Glenn Beck or Jon Stewart enjoyed reveling in…

Judges may allow parts of Ariz. law

A federal appeals court may roll back some of the orders blocking parts of the Arizona immigration law. Read the full story from Politico…

DeLay money laundering trial gets underway

AUSTIN – Tom DeLay took part in a scheme to illegally channel corporate money into Texas legislative races to strengthen his power and influence, prosecutors said Monday in opening statements…

Rhode Island election results 2010: Caprio vs. Chafee vs. Robitaille

The governor’s race in Rhode Island got a late-breaking dose of color in October, when Democrat Frank Caprio, the state’s general treasurer, suggested President Obama could “shove it” because he…

Carl Paladino Walks Off Live Interview (VIDEO)

Tea Party-backed GOP candidate for New York Governor Carl Paladino doesn’t take guff from anybody. Just ask Kristin Carlson, a reporter for WCAX in northern New York and Vermont who…

Obama preempts Boehner salvo

Obama: I shouldn’t have said “enemies.” Read the full story from Politico…