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  • Re-election odds lean in Fitzpatrick's favor

    Re-election odds lean in Fitzpatrick's favor
    The challenge for Democrats seeking to unseat Republican Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick looks a little steeper this week. The Bucks County congressman’s challenge from Democrat Kevin Strouse didn’t make D.C.-based Roll Call’s list of top...
  • For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson

    For Congress: Hastings, Deutch, McGee, Garcia and Wilson
    District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • For House and Senate races: Rader, Williams, Jacobs, Geller and Braynon

    House 81: Kevin Rader more solid, weakness is insurance legislation Since Democrats control just 45 seats in the 120-member Florida House, you wonder why any Democrat would challenge an incumbent. But Kevin Rader, who represents District 81, got...
  • Economy is winning midterms for Republican Party

    Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy where the actual data look good, though public perception remains sour is moving in their favor. Republican strategists say a series of surveys,...
  • Mayo: Crist shows arrogance in Democratic debut

    Here's reprint of my Sunday print column, about Charlie Crist's refusal to debate (or mostly acknowledge) his primary opponent, Nan Rich of Weston, a lifelong Democrat who spent a long time in the Florida Legislature: She's a 72-year-old Jewish...
  • Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats

    Charlie Crist flawed, but best choice for Democrats
    If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry, others cry partisan foul over felony indictment

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry, others cry partisan foul over felony indictment
    It's been nearly three years since Rick Perry stood on a debate stage in Michigan and fumbled fruitlessly for the name of the third federal agency he vowed to eliminate as president. Since then, the Texas governor has worked assiduously to restore his...
  • Obama's standing among voters is hurting Democrats, poll finds

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is dragging down his party and hurting the prospects of fellow Democrats as they head into midterm elections that will determine who controls Congress, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. Obama is beset by problems...
  • National Guard's dumping of NASCAR splits Congress

    WASHINGTON The Army National Guard's decision Thursday to end its NASCAR sponsorship sent ripples across Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have slashed Pentagon spending while protecting bases and weapons systems in their states. The Guard spent $32...
  • Contested Mississippi U.S. Senate election heads to court

    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - The Tea Party-backed U.S. Senate candidate defeated in the June Mississippi Republican primary filed a legal challenge contesting his loss on Thursday, days after his own party declined to look into his allegations of electoral...