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The head of the Republican Party on Friday urged members to step up their efforts for the fall elections amid cautious confidence about the GOP winning several governorships and perhaps seizing control of Congress from President Obama's party.
Once again, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Sen. Olympia Snowe have thwarted the Republican Party ("Senate OKs vote on cash to states," Page 1, Thursday). Their votes in support of the recent $26 billion stimulus bill demonstrate yet again that these two are Republicans in name only.
State lawmakers from across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief on Thursday after the Democrat-controlled Senate voted to send them billions of emergency Medicaid dollars from last year's stimulus bill -- ending what had been a months-long, filibuster-fueled challenge to the deficit-spending.
Obamacare faced voters for the first time Tuesday and was diagnosed as seriously ill.
Nevada U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle sees her campaign as a battle to stop Washington's Democrats who want to expand entitlement programs and "make government our God."
The Senate on Wednesday tossed a taxpayer-funded lifeline to financially strapped states, advancing a bill that would extend parts of last year's stimulus bill to cover more health care costs and fund more state and local government jobs.
Congress is poised to extend a taxpayer-funded lifeline to cash-strapped states after the Senate on Wednesday advanced another round of $26 billion in stimulus spending for teachers and health care, and House Democrats said they will break their six-week summer vacation to return to Washington to vote on it next week.
When Republican Rob Simmons is asked why, after suspending his Connecticut Senate campaign for three months, he's now a better candidate for the GOP than a former wrestling executive willing to spend tens of millions, Mr. Simmons pulls out his set of military ribbons.
Elena Kagan marched toward certain Senate confirmation Wednesday, winning enough declared supporters to become the fourth female justice ever to serve on the Supreme Court over increasingly grave Republican objections.