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Massachusetts has a deep blue tint when it comes to politics, but the GOP vowed Wednesday to make the most of the special election to fill the state's Senate seat previously held by Secretary of State John F. Kerry.
Since last December's terrible shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama has been engaged in a personal war on guns. He felt that the general public was ready for stricter gun controls, including a ban on semi-automatic weapons and extensive background checks.
Since last December’s terrible shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, President Obama has been engaged in a personal war on guns. He felt that the general public was ready for stricter levels of gun controls, including a ban on semi-automatic weapons and extensive background checks.
Although Barack Obama won a second term and Democrats gained some seats in Congress, the Republicans remain a considerable force to be reckoned with in the 2013-14 election cycle and beyond.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett of Maryland talks like a man who knows his days in office might be numbered.
When longtime Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad announced last year he wouldn't seek re-election in 2012 as North Dakota's senior senator, Republicans smelled blood.
A Republican takeover of the Senate in November was about as close to a sure thing as it gets in today's politics. But now the contest could become a bit more difficult after some unsavory backroom deals cut by two Democratic leaders.
The 2012 congressional elections are more than 10 months away, but some key votes already have been cast — and not by the electorate.
Just six months ago, Senate Republicans seemed poised to march to victory in 2012 and easily retake control of the upper chamber of Congress, but some successful Democratic recruiting and some unintentional help from the tea party in recent months have made next year's overall contest more competitive.