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Stop the presses: Establishment candidate wins primary

In the last turn of a tumultuous primary season, former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte narrowly won her state's Republican Senate primary, to...

John Boehner: Speaker in waiting?

John Boehner could walk down most American streets without turning a head. But the perpetually tanned, chain-smoking Ohioan might be the next House speaker and...

Jan Brewer’s meltdown

It will go down as one of the most painful openings to a political debate in recent memory. Gov. Jan Brewer stumbled and stammered through...

Tea Party becomes face of the new GOP

Is the tea party the new Republican Party? The grass-roots network of fed-up conservative-libertarian voters displayed its power in its biggest triumph of the...

Congressmen probed in pay-for-votes scheme

House investigators have recommended that three lawmakers be further investigated to determine whether political contributions were improperly linked to votes on the huge financial...

Watch out! Jim Trafficant is back on the ballot!

An elections board  in Ohio says a former congressman who served time in federal prison has enough valid signatures to run again for a...

Redemption day for the political establishment?

It's the political establishment vs. the outsiders in Tuesday's primaries. And the establishment has the better odds. Republican Sens. John McCain and Lisa Murkowski were...

Mosque controversy another problem for Democrats

Add another election-year hurdle for Democrats: President Barack Obama's forceful defense of the right of Muslims to build a mosque near the World Trade...

Alvin Greene indicted

Democratic Senate candidate Alvin Greene was indicted in South Carolina on Friday on charges stemming from his arrest last year for allegedly showing pornography...

Ethics-challenged Waters still popular on home turf

Congressional ethics charges have tarnished Maxine Waters' reputation in Washington. But in the struggling, mostly Hispanic and black neighborhoods she represents, residents still hold...