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McCain in fight for his political life

A serious re-election fight wasn't what Republican John McCain expected when he returned to the Senate after losing the presidency. But the four-term senator is...

Senate passes financial industry overhaul

In a major victory for President Barack Obama, the US Senate has passed the most sweeping overhaul of financial industry rules since the Great...

Obama endorsement not worth much

President Barack Obama may end up playing a rather hands-off role in this fall's elections, a surprising turn for a political phenomenon who excited...

Washington establishment gets kick in the ass from voters

Voter anger crossed party and ideological lines Tuesday, tossing out Democratic and Republican incumbents and establishment candidates while cementing the message that they are...

Warning to incumbents: You got trouble

Go home. Stick to your guns. Keep your nose clean. Distance yourself from Washington, or even better, your own party. That's the advice political operatives...

Obama sings his old “blame Republicans” song

With his administration and policies in disarray and his party's fortunes falling, President Barack Obama returned Thursday to his familiar theme of blaming Republicans...

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...

GOP Right-wingers dump Utah Sen. Bob Bennett

Once-popular Sen. Bob Bennett fell victim to a growing national conservative movement with his stunning defeat at Utah's GOP convention. Delegates voted Saturday to bar...

Palin’s Facebook fans turn fickle

Ex-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has outraged some of her fans with an endorsement of former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina in the GOP's U.S. Senate...

Bennett begs Republicans: ‘Save my job’

Sen. Bob Bennett abandoned Washington this week, spending his days in Utah pleading with Republicans until he was hoarse to let him keep his...