By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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Even Sheldon Adelson only gets to vote once.
Republicans fell short Tuesday night of their goal of winning control of the Senate, after a campaign beset with weak candidate recruitment and self-inflicted gaffes in some of the GOP's most promising races.
Mitt Romney is making a late-campaign play to win over Rust Belt voters by trying to dent President Obama's credentials on his federal auto bailout — but the claims he is making about Chrysler creating jobs in China are drawing return fire from Democrats and the auto workers union.
With the race tightening less than two weeks before Election Day, the candidates for U.S. Senate in the swing state of Ohio squared off Thursday night in their final debate.
The U.S. Senate contest in Virginia between Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen is far and away the most expensive Senate race in the country in terms of third-party spending, underscoring the closeness of a race that's essentially been tied from the outset and its importance in determining which party will control the chamber come January.
You're a mom arriving home from work on Friday in Cincinnati, and you flip on the local ABC news as you push the kids outside to play and settle in the kitchen to get dinner ready.
House Speaker John A. Boehner, Republican, bought stock in two health care companies this year, while third-ranking House Republican Kevin McCarthy bought and sold Apple stock within a few days. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Democrat, bought two government bonds and sold two others.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has promised voters in coal-rich eastern Ohio that America won't have to buy oil from Venezuela or the Middle East by the time his second term ends in 2021.
Congressional Republicans challenged Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Tuesday to explain why the Defense Department allowed active-duty troops to wear their uniforms while marching in San Diego's gay pride parade last weekend.
For many candidates in energy-boom states, support for increased oil and gas drilling isn't just sound policy — it's also good for their personal business.
Mitt Romney is set to raise about $10 million during a fundraising swing through New York and Connecticut.
A handful of Democratic Senate candidates are posting strong poll numbers in battleground states dominated by the GOP two years ago — giving that party hope that it can hang on to its slim advantage in the chamber.
In a bitter battle of liberal Democratic heavyweights, Ohio Rep. Marcy Kaptur prevailed over longtime friend and fellow incumbent Rep. Dennis Kucinich in Tuesday's primary in their newly drawn and combined congressional district.
The Republican presidential brawl will not be the only fight on the ballot when voters in the swing state of Ohio head to the polls on Super Tuesday.
A judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets.
He also said Mr. Brown supports using American tax dollars "as welfare for foreign countries that harbor terrorists," referring to U.S. aid to Pakistan and other nations in the Middle East.
The reality is, he's stood on the middle class" by supporting policies that haven't created jobs while allowing fuel and other costs to rise, he said.