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Robert Hurt, trying to oust Democratic Rep. Tom Perriello in a central Virginia contest, calls his opponent the "poster child for Nancy Pelosi's policies." In Alabama, GOP challenger Martha Roby says Democratic Rep. Bobby Bright "might be a fine person, but he supported Mrs. Pelosi."
Tuesday's Senate primary election in Washington state has become more like a warm-up bout for the top Democratic and Republican candidates, who have already penciled in a rematch in the November main event.
A top Republican senator said Sunday that President Obama's comments about a proposed mosque near New York's ground zero will escalate into a campaign issue leading into the November midterm elections.
President Barack Obama used the anniversary of Social Security to trumpet Democrats' support for the popular program and accuse Republicans of trying to destroy it.
The House last week took about seven hours out of its customary August recess to come back and pass the $26 billion union bailout bill. The unusual session confirmed the well-known principle that the republic is most imperiled while Congress is in town. That's why Rep. Tom Price, Georgia Republican, is on the right track with his resolution that would restrain federal lawmakers from meeting after the November elections until the new representatives take the oath of office in January.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Friday said the administration has "enough" resources to secure the border now that President Obama signed into law a $600 million border security spending bill, and she said Congress must now act on a larger overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.
The big political bull's-eye on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's back isn't keeping her from campaigning for Democratic candidates in several states, even if she avoids some of the most conservative regions.
President Obama's Democrats claim to see a silver lining in the Republicans' choice of political novices, sometimes mistake-prone, for critical Senate races.
Florida's gubernatorial race continues to surprise, as a new poll shows state Attorney General Bill McCollum - whose campaign had slumped for months - with a slim lead for the Republican nomination over former front-runner and millionaire Rick Scott.