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Obama wants new restrictions on campaign finance

President Barack Obama on Saturday pressed Congress for swift action on measures to restrict political advertising by corporations and labor unions, saying that "no...

Obama: Don’t expect swift action on immigration reform

President Barack Obama says there "may not be an appetite" in Congress to deal with immigration immediately after going through a tough legislative year. With...

Palin ventures into liberal territory

Sarah Palin praised Republicans at a fundraising dinner in a liberal-leaning Oregon town for having the boldness to invite her to speak. The former governor...

Gun law changes dooms DC voting rights

For some residents of the nation's capital, a bill to give them a voting member of Congress wasn't worth the price: severely weakened gun...

Massa claims payoff to aide was forgery

Former congressman Eric Massa said Saturday that someone forged a $40,000 salary increase for his chief of staff, who has accused the ex-lawmaker of...

Democrats rebound in Florida special election

Republican backlash over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul had little effect in the nation's first U.S. House race of 2010. Florida Democratic state Sen....

The hyprocrisy of Congressional pork

It's early on a Monday in north Alabama's "space city," and Sen. Richard Shelby is bashing Washington at a packed town hall meeting in...

Threats continue to escalate against members of Congress

As public anger over hot-button issues like health care reaches a boiling point, threats against lawmakers continue to rise, prompting some to cancel public...

Supreme Court: Obama’s next battleground

President Barack Obama, fresh off a bruising battle over healthcare, could face another tough fight in Congress to fill a U.S. Supreme Court vacancy...

McCain: Maverick? Who, me?

Republican Senator John McCain, whose "maverick" breaks with his party won him media acclaim and powered his 2008 White House run, now rejects the...