Inside Politics Archive:


  • Wisconsin state senator leaves Democrats over snub

    A Democratic Wisconsin state senator has left the party, adding tension to a divided chamber that Democrats just recaptured last month. Published July 25 2012

  • Mass. Senate race a dead heat

    The Massachusetts Senate race remains one of the closest in the nation, with a new poll showing Republican Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren running neck and neck in the widely watched race. Published July 25 2012

  • Biden goes on the attack over anonymous 'Anglo-Saxon' comment

    Even before Mitt Romney left for a six-day overseas trip, the White House was deploying Vice President Biden to try to knock down any incoming attacks on President Obama's foreign policy. Published July 25 2012

  • New format coming to presidential debates

    Organizers of this fall's presidential and vice-presidential debates announced Wednesday that they are overhauling the format to allow for more in-depth discussion of policy issues. Published July 25 2012

  • Crist: Rubio 'a real nice guy'

    Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist said Wednesday he hasn't decided whether to take a side in the presidential contest yet — but it appears there still isn't a ton of love lost between Mr. Crist and Sen. Marco Rubio, who beat him in the race for the seat in 2010. Published July 25 2012

  • Allen snags Chamber endorsement

    Republican George Allen won the endorsement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Wednesday in his Senate race against Democrat Tim Kaine in Virginia, giving the former governor and senator the backing of the world's largest business federation. Published July 25 2012

  • Special Ops officers form PAC to oppose Obama

    Retired special operations officers from the U.S. military have organized their own political action committee designed to highlight what they see as unforgivably security leaks by President Obama and his team. Published July 25 2012

  • Hoyer braces for busy lame duck session

    The House's No. 2 Democrat says the upcoming congressional lame duck session is shaping up to be among the busiest in decades, as lawmakers continue to punt on several significant fiscal issues before the Nov. 6 elections. Published July 25 2012

  • Romney camp: Our 2014 Afghan timetable different than Obama's

    Earlier this year, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called President Obama "extraordinarily naive" for putting a timetable of transferring control of Afghanistan to the country's security forces by the end of 2014. Published July 25 2012

  • Scott Brown: 'Can you imagine a hundred Professor Warrens down there?'

    As President Obama's campaign works to quell a controversy over his recent statement on entrepreneurship and small businesses, Sen. Scott Brown, Massachusetts Republican, has seized on them to bring attention to similar remarks made by his opponent, consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren. Published July 25 2012

  • Bush homeland security chief gives Obama 'C' on security

    Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said Wednesday he'd give President Obama a "C" on his national security record, applauding him for the raid that killed Osama bin Laden raid but decrying recent national security leaks that have become a flashpoint on Capitol Hill. Published July 25 2012

  • Walker hits Romney campaign as too passive

    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker criticized Mitt Romney's campaign on Wednesday for being too passive in its response to attacks from the campaign of President Obama. Published July 25 2012

  • Brown ad embraces auto bailout in Ohio race

    In the fight to keep his Ohio Senate seat, Democrat Sherrod Brown is appealing to his state's manufacturing base by touting the Obama administration's auto bailout plan. Published July 25 2012

  • Axelrod goes on the offensive against Romney campaign

    Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod struck back at the Romney campaign on Wednesday, defending the president's foreign policy record and accusing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of failing to put forth his own vision for the world's future. Published July 25 2012

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