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Republicans write off DeWine; move to other races

Republican party strategists have written off incumbent senator Mike DeWine of Ohio, admitting he will lose an important seat in November's mid-term elections. The national party has pulled financial suppport…

Virginia Senate race now a dead heat

Republican Sen. George Allen and his Democratic challenger, Jim Webb, are still locked in a very close race, according to a statewide poll published Sunday. Allen was favored by 49 percent…

Newt for President? Some Republicans think so

For reasons that defy logic, some Republicans still think former, and disgraced, Republican Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is a viable candidate for President -- even the loons at…

Clinton: Republican extremists divided America

Former President Bill Clinton told Iowa's Democratic Party faithful on Saturday that the actions of "an extreme sliver" of the Republican Party have backfired and "profoundly divided" the country. "We've got…

Murtha blasts Republicans for name-calling

Rep. John Murtha, a decorated Marine veteran who favors withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq, wrote an essay for Sunday's Washington Post blasting Republicans for referring to him and other Iraq…

Another day, another new Bush excuse for Iraq invasion

President Bush keeps revising his explanation for why the U.S. is in Iraq, moving from narrow military objectives at first to history-of-civilization stakes now. 101506bush.jpg

Former Rep. Gerry Studds dies in Boston

Former U.S. Rep. Gerry Studds, a Massachusetts Democrat who was censured in 1983 for having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old congressional intern, died on Saturday at Boston Medical Center,…

GOP Rep Jim Kolbe probed for taking pages on camping trip

Federal prosecutors in Arizona have opened a preliminary investigation into a camping trip that an Arizona lawmaker took with two former pages and others in 1996, according to a law…

Another day, another Republican under investigation

The Justice Department is investigating whether Republican Rep. Curt Weldon of Pennsylvania traded his political influence for lucrative lobbying and consulting contracts for his daughter, according to sources with direct…

House page board chief admits GOP screwed up

A congressman who is a key figure in the House page scandal conceded Friday that Republicans have mishandled the matter. "I think there's stuff that everybody would have done differently" in…