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O'Donnell on defensive in radio interview

Christine O'Donnell, the tea-party backed longshot who is starting to make some noise in the race to fill the Delaware Senate seat once held by Vice President Joseph Biden, ran into a radio interview buzzsaw early Thursday.

Wisconsin Dem blasted for phantom Pelosi fundraiser

The Wisconsin Republican Party hammered Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett for holding a fundraiser this week with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an attempt to portray Barrett as sympathetic to the liberal San Francisco icon and therefore out of touch with Badger state voters.

Congresswoman criticizes BP's ad blowout

The BP oil company spent $93 million on advertising in the months after its massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico this year — more than triple the amount it spent for the same period in 2009, according to results of a congressional study released Wednesday.

Miller lead not tied to Palin, poll says

A new survey of Alaska voters from Tuesday's still undecided Republican Senate primary between Sen. Lisa Murkowski and upstart Joe Miller shows that, while the "tea party" was definitely a major factor, Sarah Palin may not have been