| May 21, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Sure we know we have a presidential election coming up in November but there's plenty at stake in the races for Congress — and what that will mean for continued gridlock.
All the members of the House are up for election and here in Michigan,...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called on Republicans to cooperate with an expanded Democratic majority Wednesday, a day after the Democrats picked up at least one more seat in the chamber.
"It is better to dance than to fight," said Reid, D-Nevada....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:21 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats secured a majority in the Senate on Tuesday, snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back fierce, expensive challenges in Virginia, Ohio, Wisconsin and Connecticut to maintain the...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 10:16 PM
Two congressional veterans survived career-threatening primary challenges Tuesday night as voters weighed in on races that could help define the next Congress.
In Utah, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch handily fended off a Tea Party opponent, while in New...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Obama and the National Prayer Breakfast: The president was lambasted last week for his comments, stating that Jesus might support his proposal to increase taxes on the wealthy.
He said, "For me, as a Christian, it also coincides with Jesus's teaching...
| Mar 4, 2012
WASHINGTON -- As the four surviving Republican presidential aspirants fight over which of them is the "true" conservative, are any of them aware that millions of moderates and, yes, quite a few liberals will also be voting in November?
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:10 PM
Sen. Orrin Hatch, a six-term Republican from Utah, has been forced into a primary battle in June after he fell short Saturday of the votes needed for an outright nomination during balloting at the 2012 GOP state convention.
Hatch, 78, who entered the...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:45 AM
Social Security, Medicare strained by slow economic recovery, aging workforce
WASHINGTON (AP)— An aging population and an economy that has been slow to rebound are straining the long-term finances of Social Security and Medicare, the government's...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 7:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — First it was people earning at least $1 million a year. Now Democrats seeking their next election-year target for tax increases on better-off Americans may have found it: the owners of many privately held corporations.
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A teenager’s call for her peers to lose their tight or revealing outfits and show restraint in their dress has prompted city officials to declare Dec. 3-7 Modesty Week in South Pasadena.
Saige Hatch, 15, launched the South Pasadena High School...
| Jul 1, 2010
| 9:36 PM
Thompson, Bloomberg and the office of the Arizona Attorney General respond to the administration's immigration policy....
| Feb 3, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Sen. Bob Casey had about $1.3 million on hand at the end of 2010, according to an analysis by the Washington Post of Democratic senators up for re-election in 2012. The cash puts Casey right in the middle of his......