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- Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami
- Sniper heaven: Pentagon’s self-guided bullets leave enemies nowhere to hide
- Violent gang taking advantage of immigration crisis, using border as recruiting hub
- Medicaid enrollment continues to soar under Obamacare, administration says
- Michelle Obama to Latinos: ‘We cannot afford to wait on Congress’ for immigration
- White House urges GOP to act ‘urgently’ on $3.7 billion request for illegal immigrants
- Politicians, criminals using ‘right-to-be-forgotten’ law EU courts forced upon Google
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Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson holds a 5-percentage-point lead over GOP Rep. Connie Mack in his bid for a third term in the Senate, a new poll shows.
Rep. Jeff Flake, a Republican seeking to move into a Senate seat this year, won the backing Friday of his state's two sitting senators, John McCain and Jon Kyl.
President George H.W. Bush, the one-term chief executive and father of the more recent President George W. Bush, lashed out at taxpayer advocate Grover Norquist in an interview with Parade Magazine, saying Mr. Norquist's no-new-taxes pledge is a mistake.
The candidates in New Jersey's Senate race posted similar fundraising numbers during the second quarter, but Democratic incumbent Sen. Robert Menendez still has significantly more money than Republican challenger Joseph Kyrillos.
Speculation about Condoleezza Rice as Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick is off the charts on Friday, with a banner headline on DrudgeReport.com, linking to what appears to be a groundswell of support among conservative thinkers.
Former President Bill Clinton blasted Republicans during an interview aired Friday, accusing them of refusing to address the nation's economic woes in an effort to sabotage President Obama's run for re-election.
Mitt Romney's campaign manager today accused President Obama's campaign of being "out-of-control" after a top Obama staffer said the former Massachusetts governor either broke the law or lied to voters.
Aneesh Chopra, the country's first Chief Technology Officer under President Barack Obama, is officially running for lieutenant governor in Virginia in 2013, becoming the first Democrat to take the plunge into the race.
A new poll conducted on behalf of Republican Linda Lingle's Senate campaign showed her in a tight race with the two front-running Democratic candidates.
In the midst of their knock-down, drag-out fight for the U.S. Senate, Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown and his Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Warren, shared something deeply personal on Thursday: celebrating their wedding anniversaries.
The top party leaders in the House took the U.S. Olympic team to task on Thursday over reports it will wear Chinese-made uniforms at the Summer Games that begin late this month in London.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney accused President Obama of running a re-election campaign based on lies in a new television ad that stacks the president's campaign claims up against media and other independent fact-checkers and features an old clip of presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton also claiming Mr. Obama stretched the truth in the campaign four years ago.
The vote by House Republicans on Wednesday to repeal President Obama's health care law won't go anywhere in the Senate, but Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican, said there will be one last chance to win repeal — when voters go to the polls in November.
Sen. Claire McCaskill stockpiled $2.6 million from April to June, raising more campaign funds than any other Missouri Senate candidate has in the second quarter of an election year.
Mitt Romney's campaign launched a new ad Thursday refuting claims that he shipped jobs overseas as head of Bain Capital, but a news report released Thursday questions whether the presumptive Republican presidential nominee left the company as early as he claims.
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Congress must use its appropriations power to secure the border
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