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The Washington Times' political blog.
Rep. Ron Paul, whose maverick presidential bids shook the GOP, said in the wake of this week's elections that the country has already veered over the fiscal cliff and he sees no chance of righting ship in a country where too many people are dependent on government.
Virginia's 13 electoral votes went to President Obama for the second straight election, and the proprietor of a store in the south central city of Bedford is not hiding his dismay.
On his first full day back in Washington after winning reelection, President Obama is taking it easy, at least as far as his public schedule is concerned.
With the election behind him and a second term cinched, President Obama visited his Chicago campaign headquarters Wednesday afternoon to thank staff and volunteers for their hard work throughout the campaign.
Utah Republican Mia Love fell just short in her bid to unseat Democratic Rep. James Matheson after a campaign that saw her gain national recognition as a rising GOP star.
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Wednesday that he will try to push through a change to Senate rules that would limit the GOP's ability to filibuster bills.
Democrat Tim Kaine, who narrowly won a bruising marathon of a campaign against Republican George Allen for U.S. Senate in Virginia Tuesday, said Wednesday he's looking forward to seeing a little extra facial hair on MSNBC host Joe Scarborough — the would-be result of a rather odd bet Mr. Scarborough made recently with Obama senior adviser David Axelrod.
Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, said early Wednesday that since President Obama won re-election, it's now up to him to propose ways to avoid massive tax increases and spending cuts that are due to take effect in early January.
The most expensive presidential election in history has already been a hair-raising experience for voters inundated by campaign ads, but it's about to get a little less hairy.
Preliminary results of an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press show that the presidential election hinges once again on the economy.
In one of his final interviews before the polls close on Election Day, President Obama made the demonstrably false claim that he has barred lobbyists from working in his administration.
Republican voters continued to outpace the competition at the ballot box in Colorado, maintaining their 2 percentage-point lead over Democrats in figures released Tuesday evening.
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The New Black Panther Party is back at the polls Tuesday in Philadelphia, where its members provoked a complaint of voter intimidation in 2008.
While President Obama and his team are publicly exuding confidence ahead of Tuesday's election, they're still engaging in some superstitious pre-election rituals — like playing pickup basketball.
The Virginia Senate race between former governors George Allen and Tim Kaine has topped $52 million in spending by outside groups, including nonprofits that do not disclose their donors, making it by far the most popular congressional race in the country among the newly legalized independent groups.
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