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  • Obama's Senate calls: Specter, Hatch

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama reached out by telephone today to a couple of senators with seats on the Judiciary Committee who will consider his nominee for the Supreme Court. "Following through on his commitment to reach out to......
  • Joe Sestak: 'Inclined' to tackle Specter

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter's bid for reelection could grow more complicated than he expected, with Rep. Joe Sestak saying today that he is "inclined'' to seek the Democratic nomination as well. On Fox News Radio's Brian and the......
  • Limbaugh vs. Powell: Soul of the party

     
    by Mark Silva With a shrinking base of Americans who identify themselves as Republicans, the stakes for leadership of the rebooted Republican Party grow higher each day. Radio's Rush Limbaugh, whom the Democrats, and particularly the Obama White House,...
  • Tom Ridge: 'I am not a candidate'

     
    by Mark Silva Since there is little news value in someone saying they won't run for something, but seeing as how the name of Tom Ridge stood out as a Republican who could give Sen. Arlen Specter a run for......
  • Obama's 'don't ask' discharge: Choi talks

     
    by Mark Silva Dan Choi, a gay National Guard platoon leader, faces discharge from the military -- with the Obama administration "quietly shelving the president's campaign promise to repeal the 16-year-old "don't ask, don't tell" policy with the tacit...
  • Florida's Crist: GOP leaders line up

     
    by Peter Wallsten With the Republican Party diminished in power and embroiled in debate over broadening its ideology or adhering to core ideals, top GOP officials today took the unusual step of inserting themselves into a party primary - picking......
  • Specter: CIA epiphany

     
    by Rebecca Cole After seeing his seniority stripped last week by Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), it looks like Sen. Arlen Specter got the memo and is now busily marching to the Democrats' tune. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania senator had......
  • Colin Powell: 'Still a Republican'

     
    by Mike Dorning Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned todayPthat ideological conservatives and particularly radio commentator Rush Limbaugh have gained a hold over the Republican party that risks driving the GOP into an extended exile from power....
  • Arlen Specter: Sestak ready to challenge

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania acknowledged that his chances of claming his own party's nomination for reelection next year were "bleak'' when he announced recently that he was moving back to the Democratic Party -- which he......
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
  • Judge Sonia: N.Y. in D.C., with contentious edge

     
    Cesar Perales was seated early, before the Senate hearing room filled up. He stayed, just a couple of rows back from Judge Sonia Sotomayor and her relatives, all the way through the hours of speech making that consumed the......