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Big oil and billionaires helped fund the Republican convention in Tampa, while Democrats turns to unions, Indian tribes and their own corporate donors to help pay for their convention in Charlotte, according to new federal records released Thursday.
The General Services Administration has moved to cover up — literally — the tarnish of the scandal over its extravagant spending patterns from its legacy.
Mitt Romney is now solidly above 50 percent support among likely voters in Gallup's tracking poll and holds a 52-45 lead over President Obama, according to the latest numbers Thursday afternoon.
With discord and gridlock consuming Capitol Hill in recent years, it comes as little surprise that Congress is a demanding, often confrontational place to work. But a new report from an obscure legislative agency shows that Congress is also becoming a more hostile work environment with complaints from employees on the rise.
Mitt Romney's recent surge in the polls has put Wisconsin within the Republican challenger's reach, political forecasters at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics said in their latest breakdown of the presidential race, making it, by their count, one of the four remaining toss-up states in "this utterly wild" race.
For some, the winner of Tuesday night's debate was clear-cut.
The District of Columbia's nonvoting member of Congress has deleted 17 tweets after mistakenly tweeting partisan messages on her official House account.
Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy is ahead in the Connecticut Senate race — but only by a hair, and well within the margin of error of a new poll released Wednesday.
The U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin has tightened to a virtual tie with just three weeks left before Election Day, according to a poll released Wednesday.
by Keely Brazil | Published October 17, 2012 Comments
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney trails President Obama by nearly 20 percentage points among young people, but the GOP candidate's supporters are more likely to show up in November, according to a new poll released Wednesday by the Harvard Institute of Politics.
Both candidates for the Nebraska Senate seat on Wednesday got a boost from Washington heavyweights.
Sick to death of political ads on TV? Here's hoping you don't live in Las Vegas, where more such spots have hit the airwaves than any city in the country, says a government watchdog.
After Tuesday's town hall debate, President Obama is playing up his record on women's issues and ridiculing Mitt Romney for his "binders full of women" comment, but Mr. Obama has a mixed record when it comes to hiring women at the White House.
The moment from Tuesday night's presidential debate that likely has been the most dissected in the aftermath was President Obama's statement — and Mitt Romney's push back — that Mr. Obama referred to the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S. Consulate in Libya an act of "terror" the day after they occurred.
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When it comes to college football, what triumphs? Home-state loyalties or national politics? On Wednesday, GOP vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan awkwardly — albeit good-naturedly — tried to opt for both.
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