As the only congressman in Arkansas seeking re-election, Rep. Mike Ross should have plenty of reason to fret as he runs when many Democrats and incumbents are endangered.
The Obama administration is set to announce approval of a 1,000-megawatt solar project on federal land in Southern California, the largest in a series of solar projects given the go-ahead in recent weeks.
The unpredictable race for governor in New York got wilder Monday after Conservative Party candidate Rick Lazio withdrew, boosting the chances of the "tea party" Republican who is taking on the once-unassailable Democratic nominee, Andrew M. Cuomo.
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The Tea Party movement continues to baffle the self-styled political experts who dominate media coverage. Candidates once written off as cranks with no chance of winning triumphed in Tuesday's primaries. In particular, the success of principled candidates in Delaware and New York will force establishment types to face an inconvenient Obama-era truth. Liberal ideology has failed, and the public knows it.
In one of the most stunning results of the midterm season, marketing consultant Christine O'Donnell, backed with endorsements from tea party activists and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, became the latest "outsider" candidate to knock off an establishment-backed Republican by defeating Rep. Michael N. Castle in Delaware's Senate primary.
President Obama will hold a press conference at the White House on Sept. 10. The White House said Mr. Obama would use the event as an opportunity to discuss his administration's work on the economy.
A New York TV ad now airing frames a major question in the campaign for governor: Is it worse to have been a Wall Street lobbyist making more than $1 million, as Republican candidate Rick Lazio did; or to have been a public official collecting millions in campaign donations from lobbyists, as Democratic candidate Andrew M. Cuomo has?
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