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Bringing home the bacon can put incumbents in the frying pan

 When Harry Reid, the No. 1 Democrat in the Senate, began his re-election campaign last year, he ran ads touting his ability to bring...

It’s still the system, stupid…

In a week, it will all be over -- except for the shouting. Ah yes, the shouting. If anything marks the current midterm election, it...

Warning to GOP: It ain’t over ’till the fat lady votes

To understand Republicans' nagging fear that the Nov. 2 elections might not be quite the massive triumph that many have predicted, check out Pennsylvania's...

One third of voters could still switch candidates before election

One in three people has yet to lock onto a choice in the Nov. 2 congressional elections, according to an Associated Press-GfK Poll. Yet...

The more things change, the more they will stay the same

Change at the top? Not necessarily. Whichever party controls the House and Senate after the Nov. 2 election probably will install the same leaders...

Michael Steele’s tarnished legacy at the Republican National Committee

In the most favorable political environment for Republicans in decades, party chairman Michael Steele ordinarily might be lavished with the praise of candidates and...

Boehner plays politics with plum committee assignments

Deep in rural Georgia, the Republican who may become the next speaker of the U.S. House is playing let's-make-a-deal with voters. Minority Leader John Boehner...

Right-wing extremist Cantor claims tea party is not extreme

House Republican Whip Eric Cantor, the Virginia Republican and darling of the party's extreme right wing, claims tea party supporters are not extremists. As compared...

Americans split over Obama’s health care ‘reform’

First it was President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that divided the nation. Now it's the Republican cry for repeal. An Associated Press-GfK poll found...

Poll predicts huge gains by Republicans

All signs point to huge Republican victories in two weeks, with the GOP now leading Democrats on virtually every measure in an Associated Press-GfK...