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Tom DeLay gets three years in prison

A judge ordered former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay to serve three years in prison Monday for his role in a scheme to...

America’s toxic political climate

Recriminations and soul-searching began over whether an inflamed political climate influenced a gunman to shoot a US congresswoman and 19 other people in Arizona. From...

Rep. Clyburn: Time to tone down the violent rhetoric

Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), a lawmaker who faced several threats during the heated health care debate, is calling on the country to ratchet down...

Giffords a leading voce in immigration debate

Representative Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona, who was shot point blank in the head while meeting with constituents on Saturday, was expected to be a...

And the house Democrats just keep on bitching

The struggle over tax cuts is seriously straining President Barack Obama's relationship with House Democrats, who have backed him on key issues even when...

Tax cut pill a bitter one for Democrats to swallow

The struggle over tax cuts is seriously straining President Barack Obama's relationship with House Democrats, who have backed him on key issues even when...

Obama-GOP confab postponed until end of month

A meeting planned on Thursday between President Barack Obama and congressional leaders following big Republican gains at the expense of Obama's Democrats in the...

Voters don’t expect much from a GOP Congress

The voters who turned control of the House of Representatives to Republicans say they don't expect much from a GOP Congress. Two polls say voters...

Warning to the GOP: Don’t misread the message from this election

Those who make a living telling people like us why we did what we did on election day will say -- over and over...

Split Congress could mean more gridlock on Capitol Hill

Republicans grabbed the steering wheel of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, but weren't expected to get out of the driveway when it...