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In this election year, inexperience pays off

All hail inexperience — the less familiarity with politics the better, no matter the party or state. "This election is the first time my name...

Kerry fudges on yacht tax dodge

Sen. John Kerry says he always intended to pay taxes in Massachusetts on his $7 million yacht but concedes he mishandled the public furor...

Harry Reid’s uncertain future

Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid's chances for six more years in Washington may be like tossing dice in a casino, even if he has...

Obama to sign historic financial overhaul bill

President Barack Obama claims a moment of history Wednesday as he signs into law the most sweeping finance reform since the 1930s Great Depression. The...

Reid leads Angle in new poll

A new poll shows Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid with a slight edge over Republican opponent and tea party favorite Sharron Angle in...

Obama hits the campaign trail

President Barack Obama is talking to voters again about jobs and the economy. But he's also concerned with two jobs in particular: Senate seats...

No benefits extension for 1.3 million

More than 1.3 million laid-off workers won't get their unemployment benefits reinstated before Congress goes on a weeklong vacation for Independence Day. An additional 200,000...

Bob Byrd: Passion, poetry, pork

How that man loved to speak. Robert C. Byrd once talked in the Senate for 14 hours and 13 minutes straight. In his half century...

Financial reform runs into snag

President Barack Obama's efforts to win final approval of a historic financial regulatory reform bill looked more complicated on Saturday after a Republican senator...

Sen. Robert Byrd dead at 92

Robert Byrd, 92, the longest serving Senator in American history, died this morning in a Washington area hospital. The West Virginia lawmaker was admitted last...