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Angle targets Reid with unemployment numbers

The release of Nevada's unemployment figures is always an occasion for another blast at Senate Majority Harry Reid, and Monday was no exception. The Sharron Angle campaign issued a statement after the latest figures showed the state's unemployment rate at 14.4 percent, still the highest in the nation, "with no end in sight," as Mrs. Angle put it.

Congressional kudos, arrows for Warren

The White House's announcement Friday that it had tapped Elizabeth Warren to set up its new financial consumer protection bureau was met with a predictable reaction from Capitol Hill: applause from Democrats and scorn from Republicans.

Fox News sues Carnahan campaign

Fox News Network has sued the campaign of Missouri Democratic Sen. candidate Robin Carnahan for allegedly using unauthorized TV footage of newsman Christopher Wallace in a "smear ad" against opponent and GOP Rep. Roy Blunt, according to Bloomberg News.

Biden: Don't underestimate O'Donnell

While Christine O'Donnell, the surprise tea party candidate who is now the GOP's nominee for Senate in Delaware, is being treated like a punchline by much of the political and media establishment, one senior Democrat issued a word of warning Wednesday.

Karl Rove 'wasn't impressed' with O'Donnell

A lot of "establishment" GOP types could hardly contain their disappointment at the unexpected victory in Delaware Tuesday of tea party candidate Christine O'Donnell, who defeated Rep. Mike Castle in the Republican Senate primary.

GOP gets behind Rand Paul

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is running its first ad of the election cycle in Kentucky, where GOP Senate candidate Rand Paul faces state Democratic candidate Attorney General Jack Conway.

Blumenthal's lead shrinks in Connecticut

The race to fill retiring Sen. Christopher Dodd's seat in Connecticut is tighter than ever, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll out Tuesday that shows Republican Linda McMahon trailing Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal by six points.

Eyes are on Delaware

The GOP primary today in Delaware -- with the potential for a "tea party" victory in largely Democratic region -- has brought an unusual amount of attention to this tiny state in the shadows of Philadelphia, just across the Delaware River.