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- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
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- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
Latest David Wasserman Items
The changing face of Congress can be seen in the changing faces of Congress.
Rep. Allen B. West, whose acerbic tongue and unabashed conservative swagger made him a tea party hero nationally two years ago during a successful run for Congress, is finding life on the campaign trail different -- and more difficult -- this year as he is locked in a battle to save his Florida seat.
With the congressional primaries done and the field of candidates set, political experts are predicting Democrats will chip away at the Republicans' substantial advantage in the House but fall short of a takeover.
Congressional redistricting will claim another casualty Tuesday when Reps. Mark S. Critz and Jason Altmire square off in the Pennsylvania Democratic primary.
The 2012 congressional elections are more than 10 months away, but some key votes already have been cast — and not by the electorate.
In Ohio, a redistricting plan recently approved by state lawmakers is pitting longtime incumbents against each other, turning up the heat in the Buckeye State's 2012 election cycle.
State Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, Montgomery Democrat, has taken an official first step toward unseating GOP Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett in the state's newly configured 6th District, and on Thursday criticized the 85-year-old incumbent for not being more responsive to constituents.
Maryland Democrats looking to extend their dominance in state politics during this year's congressional redistricting appear to have settled on a primary target — forcing out 10-term Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett from his Western Maryland seat.
Smart money would suggest the House seat vacated by disgraced New York City Rep. Anthony D. Weiner will stay in Democratic hands after next month's special election. However, political handicappers this week said the contest appears closer than first expected, giving the GOP an outside shot at capturing the district for the first time in decades.