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Paul says he's raised more than $8M

Rep. Ron Paul, the Texas Republican who's running for his party's presidential nomination, said Wednesday his campaign had raised more than $8 million from more than 100,000 donors in the third quarter.

Senate Democrats forced to block Obama's jobs bill

Senate Republicans tried to make Democrats hold a quick vote on President Obama's jobs-stimulus bill Tuesday, but were blocked by Senate Majority Harry Reid, the Nevada Democrat who is sponsoring Mr. Obama's bill but who said other matters take priority.

Brazile: Perry uproar a distraction

"Another sickening distraction" — that's what the Democratic consultant who led Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign is calling the controversy over a racially-inflammatory word painted on a rock at a hunting camp leased by the family of Texas Gov. Rick Perry.

Tea party leader backs Gingrich

The vocal leader of the Tea Party Nation, a leading branch of the grassroots conservative movement, passed over some of the movement’s biggest rock stars to endorse the presidential candidacy of one of Washington’s most well-established figures: former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Poll: Perry gaining on Romney in Pa.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry has gained on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney among Pennsylvania voters despite shaky debate performances, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

Sen. Scott Brown: Hill gridlock is 'disgusting'

Ordinary Americans have thrown around plenty of pejoratives to describe their frustrations regarding the brinkmanship that has enveloped the current Congress. Not to be outdone, one of Capitol Hill's very own has offered this biting assessment of the situation: "disgusting."