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  • John Edwards: Here's a man who could have used a Super PAC

    John Edwards: Here's a man who could have used a Super PAC
    The more I read about John Edwards' shenanigans during the 2008 presidential campaign, the more I'm convinced he is a mirror-gazing, fork-tongued, tramp-chasing weasel. But the more I read about the federal case against him, the more sure I am that he...
  • Ivey is out for 4th District

    Ivey is out for 4th District
    Former Prince George's County prosecutor Glenn Ivey is pulling out of the race for Maryland's 4th Congressional District.  Ivey had announced in November that he expected to challenge Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards in the newly drawn 4th District, which...
  • Ivey withdraws from 4th Congressional District primary race

     Ivey withdraws from 4th Congressional District primary race
    WASHINGTON —The road to re-election for Rep. Donna Edwards cleared Wednesday with the withdrawal of Glenn Ivey, her chief rival in the 4th Congressional District Democratic primary. Ivey, the former Prince George's County state's attorney, said...
  • Two GOP lawmakers seek to replace Bartlett

    Two GOP lawmakers seek to replace Bartlett
    Three months ago, everyone assumed Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett would retire. Now, with just days to go before Tuesday's primary, the 85-year-old former scientist is poised to capture the GOP nomination in Maryland's 6th District for the 11th time....
  • Himes Raising More Money Than Debicella In 4th District

    WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Himes, D-4th District, continues to outpace Republican rival Dan Debicella in campaign fundraising. Himes ended the reporting period on June 30 with about $1.7 million while Debicella reported $330,658, according to the latest...
  • Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries

    Biggest spenders weren't all winners in state congressional primaries
    Some unsuccessful candidates for House seats in California outspent at least one of their winning rivals in the June 3 primary, reports filed with the Federal Election Commission showed this week. In most of the state's 53 congressional districts, the...
  • Kansas senator's years in Washington are both advantage, vulnerability

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Sen. Pat Roberts sits in a Lenexa, Kan., fast-food restaurant, spooning ice cream from a cup. It's already been a long day. That morning, the 78-year-old Republican braved the heat of the Lenexa July Fourth parade; after lunch, he...
  • Need campaign cash? No problem. Sue the president

    WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner has yet to formally file his lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overreaching his executive authority, but that hasn't stopped Democrats and Republicans from making a mad dash for campaign cash off the...
  • Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races

    Grayson leads in cash campaign in Central Florida Congressional races
    With weeks left before the August 26 primary, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is once again raising campaign cash far faster than anyone else running in any of six Central Florida Congressional races – and is spending it far faster than anyone else too,...
  • Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction

    Prosecutors say recent Supreme Court decision has no bearing on Blagojevich conviction
    Federal prosecutors said in a court filing today that a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision involving campaign contributions should have no bearing on former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s appeal of his corruption conviction and 14-year sentence. The...
  • Mailbag: It's time to disband the Fairview Park committee

    The recent happenings at Fairview Park are classic examples of how the desire of people to maintain Fairview Park for passive use stands in direct conflict with the requirements of big government. The problem is that government cannot grow if it doesn't...
  • A fundraising update in the U.S. Senate race

    It's been a while since we've had a poll in the race between Sen Mark Warner and GOP challenger Ed Gillespie, so a look at the fundraising may hint at how the contest is shaping up. The latest Federal Election Commission reports show Warner winning...