Democrats captured the nation's last contested gubernatorial and House races Wednesday, a small consolation prize in a year of major Republican gains.
Republican Tom Emmer has conceded the Minnesota governor's race to Mark Dayton after a statewide recount made little difference in the Democrat's election-night lead of nearly 9,000 votes.
A nonprofit group has complained to the Federal Election Commission that censured Democratic Rep. Charles B. Rangel of New York improperly paid legal bills from a political action committee.
Congress agreed Monday to a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors, giving a short-term reprieve to a looming crisis over treatment of the nation's senior citizens.
In a year when Republicans won big victories in midterm elections across the nation, California Democrats made a clean sweep of eight statewide contests on Nov. 2.
Sarah Palin says she could defeat President Obama if she seeks the White House in 2012.
The Environmental Protection Agency has subpoenaed energy giant Halliburton, seeking a description of the chemical components used in a drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing
Tom Foley, the Republican candidate for Connecticut governor, conceded to Democrat Dan Malloy on Monday despite calls by the state GOP for an investigation into the voting process in the state's largest city.
How big a year was it for Minnesota's Republicans? Let's just say that if Ronald Reagan had been on the ballot Tuesday, he might have finally carried the state.