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Paul GreenbergWho is this Todd Akin and why is everybody, it seems, paying so much attention to what he has to say? Answer: He's a congressman from Missouri who's running for the U.S. Senate in a race that could prove critical for control of the next Congress. And he'...
Tags: John Ashcroft , Elections, White House, Joe Biden, John Cornyn
Between a message that massaged the truth shiatsu-style and the tepid support for the robotic Romney-Tronic 2012, it’s as if the Republican National Convention was about killing time. What we witnessed was a rally for 2016, and the hopes that the...
Furor surged in Maryland and across the country Monday over a Missouri congressman's comment that he opposes abortion in most cases of rape because women rarely become pregnant during a "legitimate rape." Though Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican who is...
The Hartford CourantThe two Connecticut Republicans with excellent shots at election to Congress this year — Linda McMahon and Andrew Roraback — on Monday were quick to denounce the ignorant comments about rape and women by the GOP Senate nominee from Missouri....
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelUpdated 2:18 p.m. 06/14/12 with comments from Sen. Marco Rubio. Two years after Mari Carmen Aponte was nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, the U.S. Senate is ready to confirm her to that post. Aponte's nomination has been on hold but a 62-37...
Change of SubjectFor two years he had complete, unadulterated control of the federal government, a 60-seat majority in the Senate, an 80-plus seat majority in the House. He got every -- literally every piece of legislation he wanted, to try and, quote,......
WASHINGTON (AP)— The U.S. economy suddenly looks a lot weaker. Only 69,000 jobs were added in May, the fewest in a year, and the unemployment rate rose from 8.1 percent to 8.2 percent. The dismal jobs data will heighten fears that the economy...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a Democratic bill calling for equal pay in the workplace. But President Barack Obama and his congressional allies aren't finished appealing to women on the No. 1 concern for all voters: the...
Paul GreenbergYou hear the band strike up and play it at least once during every Democratic national convention: "Happy Days Are Here Again." It's been the party's theme song since FDR swept the presidential election of 1932. ("Happy days are here again/ The skies...
Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren have signed off on an unusual agreement aimed at preventing outside groups from advertising in their hotly contested Senate race. The senator and the Harvard...
Tags: Elections, Elizabeth Warren, Republican Party, Charity, Politics
The two Virginia-based Raptor pilots who aired concerns about the F-22 on national television are willing to resume flying, a move that may help the investigation of a mysterious oxygen-supply problem, their attorney said Tuesday. An Air Force general...
Mary SanchezThe race for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts has taken a turn toward the absurd. The contest pits two highly qualified candidates -- Scott Brown, the incumbent, who made history by snatching Ted Kennedy's seat away from the Democrats, and challenger...
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