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Republicans Press White House for Explanation on Benghazi Emails

Republicans Press White House for Explanation on Benghazi Emails

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Top congressional Republicans are pouncing on the email alerts sent to national security officials in real-time during the assault on a U.S. consulate in Benghazi last month, one of which suggested a known te…

Ohio Election Official Resigns over Stress from Upcoming Election

Ohio Election Official Resigns over Stress from Upcoming Election

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(DAYTON, Ohio) — Just how intense is the focus on Ohio two weeks before the presidential election? Apparently, it’s so intense that some Ohioans can no longer handle the stress, including a county election official.The Dayt…

GOP Address: Rep. Jeff Flake Blasts Obama on Economy

GOP Address: Rep. Jeff Flake Blasts Obama on Economy

United States Congress(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, U.S. Representative and Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Arizona, Jeff Flake, discusses President Obama’s record on the economy, particularly the national deficit. “Last we…

GOP Weekly Address: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

GOP Weekly Address: RNC Chairman Reince Priebus

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus delivers this week’s Republican address.
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Lackluster Popularity Dogs the Political Parties, Poll Finds

Lackluster Popularity Dogs the Political Parties, Poll Finds

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — It’s no party being a political party: The Democrats, while slightly more popular than unpopular, are near their record lows.  The Republicans are underwater.  And the Tea Party political movement has sl…

Unlike Other Republicans, Mitt Romney Still Opposes Todd Akin

Unlike Other Republicans, Mitt Romney Still Opposes Todd Akin

Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call(WASHINGTON) — Don’t count Mitt Romney among Todd Akin’s sudden allies.Romney stands by his opposition to the Missouri Senate candidate, according to an adviser, despite the conversion of many Republicans since the p…

GOP Address: Congressional Candidate Vernon Parker on Jobs & ‘Restoring the American Dream’

GOP Address: Congressional Candidate Vernon Parker on Jobs & ‘Restoring the American Dream’

Vernon Parker for Congress(WASHINGTON) — In this week’s Republican address, congressional candidate Vernon Parker of Arizona highlights his experience growing up in a tough neighborhood “replete with guns, gangs and violence,” and shares his party’s s…

GOP Fires Their Voter-Registration Firm After Officials Question Forms

GOP Fires Their Voter-Registration Firm After Officials Question Forms

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Republicans have fired the firm they had employed to register voters in battleground states.After Florida election officials said they received faulty voter-registration forms, the Republican National Committee sai…

Democrats Call on GOP to Postpone Six-Week Campaign Recess

Democrats Call on GOP to Postpone Six-Week Campaign Recess

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — House Democrats protested a six-week recess that’s set to begin Friday, urging Speaker of the House John Boehner to reconsider allowing lawmakers to leave Washington for a final campaign blitz in their congre…

GOP Shifts Presidential Campaign Resources to Colorado and Nevada

GOP Shifts Presidential Campaign Resources to Colorado and Nevada

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With polls showing Mitt Romney locked in tight races with President Obama in Colorado and Nevada, the Republican National Committee — in conjunction with the Romney campaign — is beefing up its operation i…

GOP Senate Candidates Denounce Romney’s Comments

GOP Senate Candidates Denounce Romney’s Comments

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats aren’t the only ones taking issue with the now-famous fundraiser video of Mitt Romney characterizing the 47 percent of voters who will vote for Obama as “depende…

‘Democrats for Lingle’: Hawaii Senate Candidate’s Ad Features Republicans

‘Democrats for Lingle’: Hawaii Senate Candidate’s Ad Features Republicans

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(HONOLULU) — Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle’s newest ad is purported to feature Democrats who support her — and it does. But the TV spot, originally posted online under the headline “Democrats for Lingle,” also…

‘Democrats for Lingle’: Hawaii Senate Candidate’s Ad Features Republicans

‘Democrats for Lingle’: Hawaii Senate Candidate’s Ad Features Republicans

Douglas Graham/Roll Call(HONOLULU) — Hawaii GOP Senate candidate Linda Lingle’s newest ad is purported to feature Democrats who support her — and it does. But the TV spot, originally posted online under the headline “Democrats for Lingle,” also…

Romney Strategy Alarms Some Conservatives

Romney Strategy Alarms Some Conservatives

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Believe them or not, post-convention polls such as the one out Tuesday from ABC News and the Washington Post show some wind — or maybe more accurately, a slight breeze — at President Obama’s back.The…

GOP Address: Sen. John Barrasso Says ‘It’s Time for Rhetoric to Meet Reality’ on Economy

GOP Address: Sen. John Barrasso Says ‘It’s Time for Rhetoric to Meet Reality’ on Economy

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Now that conventions are over for both the Republicans and Democrats, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., says, “It’s time for rhetoric to meet reality,” and the reality, he adds, “is that America is not better off than …

Obama Tours Storm-Ravaged Louisiana Parish

Obama Tours Storm-Ravaged Louisiana Parish

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Taking a detour from his campaign battleground tour, President Obama on Monday surveyed a Louisiana neighborhood hit hard by the floods of Hurricane Isaac, reassuring victims of federal recovery aid and hail…

Military Families United on Hardships of War

Military Families United on Hardships of War

Khalid Mohammed-Pool/Getty Images(FORT BRAGG, N.C.) — The military generally votes Republican, and in the town that’s home to Fort Bragg, Paul Ryan found a ready audience on Thursday when he blasted the president on the looming $500 billion in d…

GOP Bracing for Perfect Storm of Problems in Tampa

GOP Bracing for Perfect Storm of Problems in Tampa

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If Republicans think they’re going to have a calm week nominating Mitt Romney for president in Tampa, Fla., they might have another thing coming.Or, actually, a number of other things to watch out for.Security will be tig…

Joe Biden Likens Republicans to ‘Squealing Pigs’

Joe Biden Likens Republicans to ‘Squealing Pigs’

ABC News(MINNEAPOLIS) — Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday suggested a new image to associate with Republicans who opposed Democratic efforts to toughen regulations on Wall Street, characterizing them as “squealing pigs.”“Over the o…

Ron Paul Strikes Deal with RNC over Delegates

Ron Paul Strikes Deal with RNC over Delegates

Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(TAMPA, Fla.) — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul will enter the GOP convention next week with more delegates after a deal was reached, avoiding a potentially embarrassing standoff with Mitt Romne…

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