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Budget talks begin, but is success even possible?

Congressional budget negotiators aren't guaranteeing success as they begin talks aimed at solving the nation's budget problems. Republican and Democratic leaders of a joint House-Senate...

In wee hours of morning, exhausted Senate nears budget passage

An exhausted Senate neared approval early Saturday of a $3.7 trillion budget for next year that will let majority Democrats highlight their fiscal priorities,...

Will the Senate actually pass a budget?

Democrats controlling the Senate appear on track to pass their first budget in four years, promising a second, almost $1 trillion round of tax...

Obama drawing large crowds at campaign rallies

Focused on turning out base voters, President Barack Obama is being cheered at raucous rallies and spreading this message: Don't turn your back on...

Other factors, not voters, could determine control of Congress

The nation may be waiting well beyond Election Day this year to find out who won control of Congress. It's a troubling ballot-box scenario that...

As midterm elections approach, Democrats see hope

After enduring months of bad news and gloomy political forecasts, some Democrats are seeing signs of hope that Republican gains in the November 2...

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...