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GOP wins another House seat as Democrat concedes

A sixth Democratic House seat in New York fell to Republicans on Tuesday when freshman incumbent Dan Maffei conceded he could not overcome his...

Rangel convicted on 11 ethics violations

Rep. Charles Rangel, once one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of breaking ethics rules and now faces...

Rangel walks, ethics committee balks

Once one of the most powerful members of Congress, veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York was reduced Monday to pleading with colleagues for...

Rangel walks out on trial after delaying tactic fails

Denied his plea for a delay, Rep. Charles Rangel walked out of his ethics trial Monday, leaving the ethics committee's top lawyer to cite...

Uh oh…Republicans control redistricting too

Republicans don't just control much of the electoral map. In some cases, they now have the power to redraw it. Overwhelming victories in statehouses and...

Social issues trap some Tea Party candidates

The tea party movement was born in anger over the recession and the Obama administration's bailouts, and built largely on a platform of lower...

Ethics-challenged Rangel survives primary challenge

Embattled Rep. Charles Rangel prevailed in a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday, with voters in his New York City district signaling they are willing to...

Primary season slogs towards contentious end

The primary season is ending as it began, the Republican establishment on one side in state after state, and tea party activists on another. The...

Message to a divided America: Islam is not the enemy

President Barack Obama told a deeply polarized America that Islam is not the enemy as somber ceremonies marked an unusually tense ninth anniversary of...

To burn or not to burn: That is the question

Will he or won't he? Negotiations between a local Muslim cleric and the leader of a tiny Florida church who had threatened to publicly...