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  • Mike Castle trailing Christine O'Donnell in poll: What's going on?

    The Vote Mike Castle trailing Christine O'Donnell in poll: What's going on?

    Mike Castle, a Delaware GOP stalwart, is suddenly being seen as too liberal, a poll finds. He trails Christine O'Donnell, a 'tea party' favorite, among likely Republican voters by three percentage points.

  • Will the 'Tea Party' take over Congress?

    Will the 'Tea Party' take over Congress?

    The tea party movement is clearly having major impact on the midterm elections – putting a significant number of more conventional Republicans as well as Democrats into a cold sweat as they look over their shoulders at tea party-backed candidates with a real possibility of winning.

  • Mike Castle: Is he the next Lisa Murkowski?

    The Vote Mike Castle: Is he the next Lisa Murkowski?

    The Tea Party Express is targeting Mike Castle in the Delaware Republican Senate primary. But there are reasons the group might not duplicate the success it had in the Alaska GOP primary.

  • Election 2010: Most expensive elections ever?

    Election 2010: Most expensive elections ever?

    House and Senate candidates in this election cycle raised nearly $1.2 billion, ahead of the pace for contests in 2008. Republican Meg Whitman is pumping $104 million of her own money into her campaign for California governor.

  • 'Tea party' on a roll: Can Christine O'Donnell win in Delaware?

    'Tea party' on a roll: Can Christine O'Donnell win in Delaware?

    After toppling moderate Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Alaska, the 'tea party' it setting its sights on Delaware. Tea party favorite Christine O'Donnell is challenging moderate US Rep. Mike Castle in this month's GOP US Senate primary.

  • Gallery Elections photos of the week

    Sen. Barbara Boxer, left, (D) of California and Republican candidate for Senate Carly Fiorina debate on the campus of Saint Mary's College, on Sept. 1, in Moraga, California.

  • Lisa Murkowski concedes to Joe Miller in Alaska. The power of Palin?

    Lisa Murkowski concedes to Joe Miller in Alaska. The power of Palin?

    Lisa Murkowski, the incumbent Republican senator, conceded the race in Alaska to Joe Miller, a Tea Party candidate backed by Sarah Palin.

  • What Charlie Crist's indie bid says about GOP – and Crist himself

    What Charlie Crist's indie bid says about GOP – and Crist himself

    Gov. Charlie Crist suddenly appears competitive as a political independent in his Senate race. Was his departure from the GOP a sign of turmoil in the party, or are there other factors at play?

  • The Monitor's View The next battle in campaign finance reform

    Lawmakers in Congress have unveiled legislation to temper the Supreme Court ruling that allows unlimited spending by corporations and unions on political campaign ads. They could use help from Republicans who have supported campaign finance reform in the past.

  • Gallery Tea party politics

    Tamara Schirrmacher dresses up as The Statue of Liberty as she holds chains that she says represent the national debt during a tax day Tea Party event in Pleasanton, Calif., April 15, 2009. Protests took place around the country to demonstrate against recent bailouts and excessive government spending.

 
 
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