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Debate on Syria gets louder with more questions raised

The debate is on as congressional lawmakers begin considering President Barack Obama's request that they authorize a military strike on Syria to punish the...

Mad GOP scramble for Senate seats

Less than two months after voters gave Republicans six more Senate seats and control of the House, the GOP is lining up candidates for...

Congress pontificated against earmarks, then then packed bill with pork

More than two dozen senators — most of them Republicans — put hundreds of homestate projects in the $1.3 trillion bill to fund the...

Sessions predicts GOP takeover of House

A top Republican lawmaker on Sunday predicted his party would win back the House of Representatives from Democrats in the November mid-term elections, as...

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....

Jim DeMint: Tea Party hero, GOP problem

Jim DeMint is becoming something of a tea party hero, even a potential conservative kingmaker, a status that is not making the freshman senator...

Heath care defeat gives GOP a reality check

As the Republican party heads into the mid-term elections, some worry that their scorched-earth policy on health care reform could come back and bite...

Senators question sky-high charity salaries

A group of Republican senators is questioning high salaries and expensive travel bills for executives at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, raising...