Topic: John Murtha
The Monitor caught up with Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele on his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' He dismissed a question about whether he will run for reelection as party chair, saying that voters are more concerned about the November midterms.
09/19/2010 04:57 pm
Many more Democratic House seats than Republican ones are vulnerable this year. Republicans are targeting the Democrats' freshman class, plus some veteran lawmakers.
09/03/2010 03:51 pm
House Democrats are trying to defend their record from GOP attacks. Here’s a closer look at a Virginia race, featuring freshman Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and GOP challenger Keith Fimian, which could figure big in the November election.
08/26/2010 07:58 pm
With the federal deficit at $1.5 trillion, some voters are balking at politicians who tout a record of securing ‘pork barrel’ projects.
08/19/2010 01:21 pm
Democrat Mark Critz won the special election Tuesday in PA-12 – a Pennsylvania congressional district where President Obama has a 35 percent approval rating. In some ways, his campaign could be a model for Democrats in the November election.
05/19/2010 06:17 pm
Joe Sestak and Rand Paul defeat incumbents with high-level endorsements.
05/19/2010 02:46 pm
Tuesday's primaries signal a restless electorate unwilling to follow the behest of either party establishment. Sen. Arlen Specter lost in Pennsylvania. 'Tea party' pick Rand Paul is GOP's Senate candidate in Kentucky. Sen. Blanche Lincoln faces a runoff in Arkansas.
05/19/2010 09:19 am
The Tuesday primaries will be dominated by four key races in three states – Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Arkansas. On election eve, here is the central question to each race.
05/17/2010 03:59 pm
Republicans are gunning for the House seat of the late Democratic Rep. John Murtha in Pennsylvania. They hope Tuesday's special election will replicate Scott Brown's 'Massachusetts miracle.'
05/16/2010 01:48 pm
Rep. John Murtha (D) of Pennsylvania, who died Monday, was the first Vietnam veteran to be elected to Congress. He also brought home billions in defense-related earmarks for his struggling district.
02/08/2010 08:13 pm