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Tea Party excess in Idaho

Three times since 2000, Republican Rod Beck failed in his bid to rejoin the state Senate, defeated by primary election rivals he insists didn't...

Democrats can’t win without independent voters

Democrat Joe Sestak — a son of the Philadelphia suburbs — needs the independent voters in his backyard as he campaigns for a Senate...

Anti-abortion forces win one in health care fight

Abortion foes have scored a victory and traditional allies of the Obama administration are grumbling about a decision to ban most abortion coverage in...

Feds, BP fight over next step

BP and the Obama administration offered significantly differing views Sunday on whether the capped Gulf of Mexico oil well will have to be reopened,...

Alvin Greene speaks!

In his first campaign appearance, South Carolina's surprising U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Greene avoided any major gaffes Sunday as he hit his three major...

The “Cheney has no pulse” Sermon

30 some years following his first heart attack, some new technology was installed in Dick Cheney's chest, effectively bypassing his entire heart. The impeller blades, spinning at several thousand RPM, now move what purports to be human blood throughout his body and brain, without any beat at all.

Obama: Voters will decide his fate

President Barack Obama acknowledges that the fall elections could amount to a referendum on his stewardship of the nation's affairs. Obama tells NBC...

Oil leak plugged…for now

Now the wait begins. BP has finally gained control over one of America's biggest environmental catastrophes by placing a carefully fitted cap over a runaway...

Pentagon is going broke

The Pentagon said on Wednesday it may be forced to take extreme measures -- like not paying salaries -- if the Democratic-led Congress fails...

Another glitch in oil spill drama

The plan to start choking off oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico was suddenly halted as government officials and BP said further analysis...