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- Atheists sue to remove ‘Ground Zero Cross’ from 9/11 museum
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The Washington Times' political blog.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
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