The 2012 congressional elections are more than 10 months away, but some key votes already have been cast — and not by the electorate.
Less than two months after voters gave Republicans six more Senate seats and control of the House, the GOP is lining up candidates for 2012, well ahead of the pace of previous election cycles.
White House sends spending wish list
Charlie Crist, to the surprise of many and the consternation of some, just won't go away.
In the wake of enactment of major sanctions against Iran, some in Congress are looking for new ways to tighten the noose further. While Iranian government officials have mused publicly that new sanctions - not just from Washington but also from Europe and the United Nations - will slow their pursuit of nuclear weapons, much more pressure can be applied.
A criminal-defense attorney for ousted Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer Monday promised to call to the stand some of the most powerful men in Florida politics - Gov. Charlie Crist, Attorney General Bill McCollum and state Republican chief John Thrasher.