October 25, 2010 Experts say Republicans will gain House control. The question now is by how many seats. The shift isn't surprising. In 2006 when Democrats won, experts said their hold was tenuous.
October 21, 2010 Politico.com reports Democrats are ridiculing dumb Republicans. But it's more complex than that. Both major parties have their elites and their masses. The elite tap into the fears and hopes of others. But most voters want competence.
October 7, 2010 President Obama won't sign legislation that Congress passed in haste that could worsen foreclosures. The Democrats who control Congress are trying to figure out how the bill passed so quickly.
October 6, 2010 A new survey of 12 congressional districts found GOP challengers leading in 11 of the contests. But the races were much tighter than many experts expected at this stage, with many of the small Republican leads within the margin of error.
October 4, 2010 Some ex-members of Congress have asked current members to be less divisively partisan. The group, Former Members of Congress for Common Ground, takes present members to task. But the realities are that most lawmakers come from partisan districts.
September 24, 2010 Comedian Stephen Colbert gave a truthiness jolt to a congressional hearing on illegal ag workers.
September 23, 2010 A new Pew poll shows political independents giving Republicans a big edge due to their anger with the party in power, a trend in recent years. They are specifically upset with President Obama's handling of the economy.
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In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last week, Luis Soto (right) and others waited in line at a jobs fair. He's been out of work for 1 1/2 years.
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August 9, 2010 Federal Reserve policymakers gather Tuesday and are expected to talk about whether it's time to start pushing harder to get the economy moving.
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July 28, 2010 The House voted to narrow the gap in disparate penalties in crack and powder cocaine.
July 27, 2010 Obama Shows Cool, Not Fiery Concern About WikiLeaks
June 22, 2010 Tim Scott beats Strom Thurmond's son to become the Republican nominee for a South Carolina House seat.
August 12, 2009 It's time for summer vacation, for me, for you (I hope), and for our representatives.
March 23, 2009 TMZ goes to Congress... paparazzi covering politicians.
March 3, 2008 There's fierce debate over the bill in Congress, but do you care about FISA?
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