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  • Florida GOP chief out, twine unwinding?

     
    by Mark Silva Jim Greer -- and the Swamp will remember him today as the fellow who criticized President Barack Obama's back-to-school speech to students last fall as a platform for the president's "socialist ideology'' -- resigned today as......
  • Massachusetts miracle: 60-vote threat?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Heading into a special election for what would be, in normal times, a simple matter of seating a permanent replacement for the late, long-serving Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts, the potential for an upset......
  • Obama: Massachusetts, agenda on line

     
    by James Oliphant and Mark Z. Barabak BOSTON -- President Obama made a rare campaign-style visit today in a last-ditch effort to salvage the flagging Senate bid of Democratic candidate Martha Coakley and preserve the Democrats' decisive 60-vote majority...
  • Massachusetts: Revolt of the middle

     
    by Mark Silva and updated A little over a year ago, President Barack Obama carried Massachusetts by about 25 percentage points in an election that signalled a readiness for "change '' -- yet about what one would expect from the......
  • Massachusetts election: Strong turnout

     
    by Michael Muskal Neither rain, wind nor snow stopped Massachusetts from heading to sizable voter turnout today in the closely watched battle for a U.S. Senate seat once considered the property of the Democratic Party. Hours before the polls were......
  • Obama's 'Race to the Top:' $1.35 B more

     
    by Mark Silva Today, while the balance of power in the U.S. Senate is on the block in Massachusetts, President Barack Obama will travel to a suburban Virginia elementary school to tout additional spending for his signature program of education......
  • Obama: 'Buzz saw' won't stop me

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, allowing that he has run into a "buzz saw,'' carried his pitch for economic revival, health-care and an agenda now threatened by political upheaval to battleground Ohio today. "We've gotten pretty far down the......
  • Obama's Ohio: Main Street, mean streets

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with speech Ohio may serve as President Barack Obama's "Main Street'' today, as he meets with workers, touts alternative energy as a job-creating engine and holds a town-hall styled session in Lorain County, but these......
  • Beau Biden: Passing on father's old seat

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Add another uncertainty to the 2010 midterm election lineup: In Delaware, where the son of the former longtime senator and now Vice President Joe Biden, was expected to seek his father's seat, state Attorney General......
  • Scott Brown, senator: 41-vote 'majority'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Aty 5:10 pm EST, Vice President Joe Biden took the seat of the presiding officer of the Senate, acknowledging a certificate from the state of Massachusetts certifying that Scott Brown, Republican, has won election to......
  • U.S. Senate candidate Meek takes a ride on NASCAR

     
    U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek is following in the footsteps of dozens of politicians, who have used NASCAR as a campaign tool. On Saturday, Mike Wallace???s 01 Chevrolet will bear a logo reading ???Kendrick Meek for U.S. Senate??? during the NASCAR......