Jockeying for the House Republican leadership hierarchy got a bit clearer Monday, as Rep. Pete Sessions said he will remain chairman of the caucus' fundraising arm and won't vie for GOP chief whip — avoiding a potentially contentious intraparty battle.
Campaign season isn't over for everyone on Capitol Hill, as House Republicans — fresh off their historic takeover of the chamber in Tuesday's midterm elections — now turn their attention to electing leaders within their caucus.
Here's some scary news - for some campaigns, the midterm battles won't end with Tuesday's vote, as candidates and their lawyers prepare for possible lengthy recount battles.
Tuesday's election results likely will signal a historic shift in Congress. In some ways, the final picture of the makeup of the 112th Congress may remain hazy and unclear for several days afterward.
Elections have been pretty mundane in Wisconsin's 7th Congressional District the past four decades, with re-electing Capitol Hill stalwart Rep. David R. Obey a mere formality for most of his 21 terms. Not so in 2010.
A growing list of House Democrats are expressing reservations about supporting Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House, with freshman New York Rep. Scott Murphy the latest to say he won't commit to voting for the Californian for the House's top post after the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
Republicans are poised to add a splash of color to the ranks of its officeholders in November's elections, challenging the notion that the party is a de facto white guys' club.
"The graveyards are full of indispensable men." -Former French President Charles de Gaulle
Eager to present a unified front before the midterm elections, the GOP's congressional campaign committees say they are rallying their financial and political muscle behind "tea party" candidates who knocked off some of their hand-picked Republicans in the primaries.