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Giffords: An unlikely Democratic choice in a conservative state

Gabrielle Giffords, one of her state's most high-profile Democrats, seems at first glance to be an unlikely choice of voters in conservative-leaning southern Arizona. But...

Senate passes tax bill; Now it’s up to the House

The Senate Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping tax package that would save millions of Americans thousands of dollars in higher taxes while also reducing...

Senate ready to pass Obama-GOP tax package

The Senate is moving to pass a package that would spare taxpayers at every income level from a significant tax increase on Jan. 1. The...

White Southern Democrats: An endangered species

The white Southern Democrat — endangered since the 1960s civil rights era — is sliding nearer to extinction. After this week's elections, the Democratic Party...

Are Blue Dogs an endangered political species?

In the conservative farm state of South Dakota, Representative Stephanie Herseth Sandlin's best chance of winning re-election rests on her ability to remind voters...

Democrats scuttle vote on jobs bill

The jobs bill may be headed for the unemployment line after an unlikely coalition raised enough hell about the legislation to force House leaders...