His 2009 vote to abolish the death penalty in Colorado may come back to haunt Democratic state Rep. Joe Miklosi in November.
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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he thinks Congress will take action on the George W. Bush-era tax cuts before their January expiration date, but he declined to say whether House Republicans will be willing to compromise with Senate Democrats on a plan.
On an overseas trip meant to boost his foreign policy credentials and diplomatic acumen, Mitt Romney quickly found himself in the crossfires after expressing some misgivings earlier this week about London's preparedness to host the Olympic games.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will attend a campaign event Friday in support of Republican Senate candidate Ted Cruz of Texas, his office says.
The Senate Thursday took up a long-delayed bill to secure the nation's power grid, water supply and telecommunications system from cyberattack by hackers or foreign enemies.
Former Rep. Chris Shays has unexpectedly raised enough money for a television ad before he faces professional wrestling tycoon Linda McMahon in the Connecticut GOP primary for U.S. Senate next month.
Even before President Obama's controversial "You-didn't-build-that" comment, approval ratings by the the nation's business owners of Mr. Obama were falling to a new low, according to a new Gallup poll released Thursday.
A day after President Obama called for new gun restrictions in the wake of the Colorado shooting, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Thursday ruled out any action this year, saying his chamber was too busy with other issues.
Sen. John Cornyn, the Texas Republican who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said Thursday the chamber's "show vote" to kill the George W. Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans would come back to bite Democrats in November — and that he was surprised Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, brought it to the floor at all.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has started a new political action committee to fund Democratic candidates nationwide as well as two ballot initiatives in his state, fueling speculation that the second-term governor could eventually seek federal office.
New Hampshire's largest newspaper is calling on Mitt Romney to release more of his tax returns, arguing that if he does not come clean about his personal financial history it could cost him precious votes come Election Day.
Former Texas Rep. and House Majority Leader Dick Armey said Thursday that while Mitt Romney will receive diligent support from tea party activists across the country, he's not exactly everything they're looking for.
A Democratic Wisconsin state senator has left the party, adding tension to a divided chamber that Democrats just recaptured last month.
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.
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.