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Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, a Republican who has represented Texas in the U.S. Senate for nearly two decades, announced Thursday she will retire next year when her current term expires.
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison said Thursday she won't seek re-election to a fourth full term next year, marking the first retirement of the 2012 election cycle and leaving an open seat Democrats say they'll force Republicans to defend.
A contract killer for a large drug ring and murder-for-hire operation a decade ago cooperated with prosecutors and became a star witness for the government. But there is a price to be paid for such testimony.
The nation's first museum about gays, opening in San Francisco's Castro District, showcases a variety of items ranging from Harvey Milk's pink-framed sunglasses to manuscripts and sex toys.
A leading ethics watchdog group filed a formal complaint on Wednesday against two Republican House members who took part in committee debates and floor votes despite having missed last week's formal swearing-in ceremony for the 112th Congress.
Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says a proposal to raise about $200 million by raising taxes on alcohol in Maryland is "insanity personified."
Former U.S. Senate candidate Sharron Angle said on Tuesday that she's not to blame for the Arizona shooting that left six people dead and 13 wounded.
Sen. Mark Udall wants his colleagues to adopt a new seating arrangement, calling on lawmakers to break with tradition by sitting next to a member of the opposing party during President Obama's State of the Union address Jan. 25.
Liberalism was running at full throttle in the Age of Obama until it collided with the 2010 midterm elections, when the American people yelled "Stop!"