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Democratic tale of woe continues with two weeks to go

With just two weeks to go before voters decide who runs Congress the Democrats keep looking for a life raft in a sea of...

Congress more productive than realized

The public panned it. Republicans obstructed it. Many Democrats fled from it. Even so, the session of Congress now drawing to a close was...

Former Obama supporters abandon Democrats, head for GOP

The coalition that catapulted Barack Obama into office in 2008 is gone, fed up with broken promises and unfulfilled dreams. Voters now appear willing...

Report says U.S. military mistreating Afghan prisoners

The US military is mistreating detainees -- and violating its own rules -- at a secret prison in Afghanistan, a US think tank said...

Even with court ruling, military gays still don’t tell

When word came down of a judge's ruling that gays could serve openly in the military, an Air Force officer received joyous congratulations from...

That dream home you bought in foreclosure might not be yours

It seemed too good to be true: You bought a house in foreclosure at a fraction of the former price. Maybe you even knocked...

Impossible dream: Finding truth in campaign ads

Finding an actual fact in this season's load of campaign ads is like panning for nuggets. There's a lot of fool's gold in the...

Poll: Republicans poised to take control of House

American voters unhappy at high unemployment are set to oust President Barack Obama's Democrats from control of the U.S. House of Representatives in November...

Foreign money in campaigns? More hype than fact

The Obama administration and its allies are going all out against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and GOP-leaning groups, accusing them of using foreign...

Obama struggles to recapture old election magic

President Barack Obama tried to recapture some of the big-stage excitement of his 2008 campaign Sunday, imploring voters not to reward what he called...