Fundraisers: Freshman Lawmakers Carry On Tradition

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A Year Later, Citizens United Reshapes Politics

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How To Get Around The Ban On Earmarks

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Group Behind Election Ads Weighs In On Tax Deal

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Is Michael Steele Ready To Move On?

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Is House Ethics Office Endangered In New Congress?

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Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) is likely to learn Thursday whether the House of Representatives will vote to censure him for ethics violations. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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House To Vote On Rangel Censure

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Democrats Plan Financial Comeback For 2012

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House Ethics Committee To Decide Rangel's Fate

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House Ethics Panel Begins Rangel Hearing

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Rep. Charles Rangel, shown leaving his office for a vote at the Capitol in July, is accused of 13 ethics violations. Among them: that he lied about his finances in his personal disclosure filings and dodged taxes on rental income from a vacation home in the Dominican Republic. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rangel Ethics Trial Set To Begin In House

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Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC), shown speaking to the Values Voter Summit in Washington in September, has new clout in the Republican Party after backing conservative candidates in the midterm elections. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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DeMint Increases Clout By Banking On Conservatives

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