Topic: Kathy Hochul
With a quirky cast of characters, the special election in South Carolina for a seat in the US House is more idiosyncratic than most – but it's still likely to go Republican.
According to Republicans, who are keeping track, 12 major Democratic politicians are planning to skip the DNC. While the convention's timing is hard on Democrats in tight races, a long list of no-shows could embarrass Obama.
NY House race: In a special election that was too close to call Tuesday night, Republican Bob Turner took previous Rep. Anthony Weiner's seat in the NY House of Representatives.
09/14/2011 01:49 am
Congressman Weiner faces some steep political fallout – in addition to any personal consequences – after admitting to 'regrettable' interactions with several women other than his wife.
06/07/2011 12:52 pm
Rep. Anthony Weiner has been unable to put questions about a lewd picture on his Twitter account behind him. The rest of Congress might become more wary of Twitter.
06/01/2011 08:21 pm
Republicans are gaining more support for a plan that would make Medicare a voucher-based system. If Republicans focus on Medicare during the 2012 presidential campaign, will it help them or hurt them?
05/31/2011 10:32 am
Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor used separate Memorial weekend radio messages to offer sharply differing views of the US economy and the best course for economic policy.
05/28/2011 11:20 am
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the new chair of the Democratic National Committee, says that Medicare is just the first glimpse of a 'radical, right-wing' GOP agenda that voters don't want.
05/26/2011 11:45 am
Wary of the impact on Medicare, five Republicans joined Senate Democrats in defeating the Republican budget plan written by Rep. Paul Ryan. But the Democrats have no plan of their own, and this could hurt them.
05/25/2011 09:27 pm
Are Democrats really using scare tactics to get senior citizens to be wary of Republican Medicare plans?
05/25/2011 04:51 pm