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McCain in fight for his political life

A serious re-election fight wasn't what Republican John McCain expected when he returned to the Senate after losing the presidency. But the four-term senator is...

White House admits using Clinton to pressure Sestak

Forced to disclose backstage political bargaining, President Barack Obama's embarrassed White House acknowledged on Friday that it enlisted Bill Clinton to try to ease...

The Sestak bribe offer: Obama’s Watergate?

The Obama administration's apparent attempt to bribe Rep. Joe Sestak with a plum federal appointment if he dropped out of the race against Sen....

Memo to political parties: Adapt or die

Since the birth of the American political party, its primary mission has been to amass power by recruiting candidates, raising money and spreading messages....

Obama endorsement not worth much

President Barack Obama may end up playing a rather hands-off role in this fall's elections, a surprising turn for a political phenomenon who excited...

Parties find some hope in primary results

Both Democrats and Republicans found glimmers of hope for November's midterm elections amid the political rubble on Wednesday, the day after an anti-establishment wave...

Washington establishment gets kick in the ass from voters

Voter anger crossed party and ideological lines Tuesday, tossing out Democratic and Republican incumbents and establishment candidates while cementing the message that they are...

Warning to incumbents: You got trouble

Go home. Stick to your guns. Keep your nose clean. Distance yourself from Washington, or even better, your own party. That's the advice political operatives...

Obama runs and hides from Specter campaign

President Barack Obama has become the "coward in chief" when it comes to supporting candidates in trouble. After wooing Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter to switch...

Social issues may dominate Kagan debate

President Barack Obama's nomination of Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court seat is elevating touchy social issues in an election year, just as the...