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  • U.S. Senate races: Big drama, eclipsed in NY

     
    With all the attention on the monumental presidential contest and local eyes watching to see whether Democrats can capture the state Senate, a handful of U.S. Senate races have not received much attention in these parts. But Sen. Charles......
  • Senate races: Election night guide

     
    by James Oliphant Twelve Senate races are considered to be close this Election Day. The outcome could have a significant impact on the balance of power on the Hill. Democrats are chasing a 60-vote majority, which would allow them to......
  • (Almost) Final numbers: Stevens survives? (Updated)

     
    In the presidential race, Obama has 52 percent with a turnout just short of 120 million -- a bit less than some were projecting yesterday. But the 52 percent -- a majority of the country -- will be an......
  • Senate update: Oregon looking blue

     
    by James Oliphant Democrats may have picked off another GOP seat in the Senate. This morning, the Oregonian, Portland's newspaper, is projecting that Jeff Merkley has unseated Republican incumbent Sen. Gordon Smith. If that occurs, it would be the sixth.....
  • Developments: N. Carolina, Oregon, House

     
    A few developments tonight: The Raleigh News and Observer has declared Obama the "unofficial winner" of North Carolina, with a lead of more than 13,000 votes pending the counting of provisional ballots. With 81 percent of the vote counted and......
  • Exclusive: Setting father-son criminal precedents

     
    President George W. Bush's first-ever retraction of a pardon - for convicted real-estate scammer Isaac Toussie - has the potential to become a defining legal precedent. If so, Toussie, 37, will have found the weirdest way yet to follow......
  • Fox and CBS rejoin TV industry's DC lobbying group

     
    News Corp.'s Fox and CBS have rejoined the National Association of Broadcasters, the television industry's key Washington lobbying organization. This will be a big shot in the arm to the bottom line of the NAB. Fox and CBS rejoining will......
  • Barack Obama starts new life as president-elect

    President-elect Barack Obama dove immediately into his transition to the White House this morning, accepting congratulations from President Bush and the Pope, preparing to commence intelligence briefings and reportedly asking Rep. Rahm Emanuel (D-Ill.) to...
  • Senate votes today on fate of president

    After weeks of taking evidence, hearing arguments and deliberating privately, the Senate is prepared today to acquit President Clinton in a vote that is likely to deny the House prosecutors even a simple majority for conviction. A third day of closed-...
  • Trial nears final phase

    The House Republican prosecutors and White House lawyers turned the impeachment trial over to the Senate jury yesterday, after prosecutors implored senators to rise above their political interests, ignore White House "spin" and remove President Clinton...
  • Election 2002: State-by-State Results

    Here are the results of elections around the nation Tuesday. Not all returns were available at press time. ALABAMA Governor: Democratic Gov. Donald Siegelman won reelection over Republican Rep. Bob Riley. Senate: Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions held...