Topic: Nancy Pelosi
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
In Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, a Republican challenger with little money poses a serious threat to a Democratic incumbent with deep pockets. Does the race portend a Republican revolution à la 1994?
08/31/2010 09:34 am
The US Senate race between Harry Reid and Sharron Angle in Nevada is so close and the stakes are so high that the political world is riveted.
08/27/2010 08:13 pm
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) of Alaska could become the seventh congressional incumbent to lose a primary in 2010 if her too-close-to-call race with 'tea party' favorite Joe Miller stays in Mr. Miller's favor. The last time this many incumbents lost primaries was in 2002, when eight representatives and one senator lost before the general election. Here are the ousted incumbents, in the order they lost their primaries.
08/25/2010 02:36 pm
The House ethics panel has outlined 13 charges against Rep. Charles Rangel (D) of New York. But the 20-term lawmaker gave a defiant, off-the-cuff speech Tuesday.
08/10/2010 09:22 pm
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said the 'professional left' is ungrateful for all President Obama and the Congress have achieved. Alienating your base ahead of a tough midterm election might not be the best idea, though.
08/10/2010 07:29 pm
Jobs bill worth $26 billion has unmistakable implications for November congressional elections.
08/10/2010 02:57 pm
The House sent 350 bills to the Senate – some after hard votes on controversial issues – that are now unlikely to see the light of day. Why that unfinished business upsets some House Democrats.
08/06/2010 06:49 pm
Senators approved $10 billion in funding Thursday that will keep 140,000 teachers' jobs. The House, which is being called back from August recess by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is expected to approve the funding next week.
08/05/2010 06:07 pm
Cities and states warned of devastating cuts if Congress didn't approve $26 billion in help for Medicaid and teachers. The Senate should pass it Thursday and the House next week.
08/04/2010 07:58 pm