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A Democratic super PAC focused on House races says it has an unnamed donor who will match all donations made Thursday.
The Mitt Romney presidential campaign raised $67 million in August — more than a tenth from retirees — as a slew of new campaign finance reports were made public Thursday.
Former Wisconsin governor and current U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson says his declining poll numbers in recent days are due partly to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's lack of momentum on the presidential campaign trail.
The elite fundraising committee through which President Obama solicits his largest campaign donations relied overwhelmingly on professors from equally-elite universities last month.
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The White House is now conceding that the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, in which four Americans were killed was a terrorist attack.
The House Ethics Committee will hold a public hearing Friday in an attempt to conclude its conflict-of-interest case against Rep. Maxine Waters, Democrat from California, which has lingered for more than two years after accusations of prosecutorial misconduct spawned an outside review of how the panel handled the case and lawmakers involved were forced to recuse themselves.
On the one-year anniversary of ending the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy for gays and lesbians, President Obama said national security has improved as a result.
A fourth poll has brought good news for Elizabeth Warren this week, who barely trailed Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown through the summer but has recently opened up a small lead over the Republican she is trying to unseat in November.
A Fox News poll released Thursday is the latest to show that President Obama has an edge in three crucial swing states that could decide this fall's election between him and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. According to the poll, Mr. Obama leads by 7 percentage points in Ohio and Virginia and is also leading by 5 points in Florida.
The House on Wednesday passed Republicans' own version of the Buffett Rule, which allows wealthy Americans to voluntarily pony up to reduce the deficit.
Six million Americans will pay the health care tax rather than obtain coverage under President Obama's health care law, according to a new Congressional Budget Office estimate Wednesday — a 50 percent increase over CBO's estimate of just two years ago.
Wisconsin Democrats are making a hard charge at keeping the state blue in this year's presidential election and holding onto one of its two U.S. Senate seats, according to a poll released Wednesday afternoon.
The federal government said Wednesday it expects the Medicare Advantage program to grow more popular and premiums to remain steady next year, even as the program remains at the center of a fierce political battle.
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