Will Republicans take control of the House and Senate? All 435 House seats are up for election every two years. A majority in the House is 218 seats. Republicans need a net gain of 39 seats in the Nov. 2 midterm election to get there. Polls now show the Democrats are in trouble. Why?
09/08/2010 12:42 pm
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.
09/07/2010 09:49 am
Obama mulls new tax relief and help for 'under water' mortgages to lift economy. Republicans and business groups say if jobs are the goal, tax relief should include highest-earning Americans.
09/04/2010 12:52 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
The Republican Party has fielded more than 30 African-American candidates this year, renewing a historic alliance.
09/03/2010 02:00 pm
Hurricane Earl is threatening Cape Cod's expensive real estate. But it takes a lot more to be one of America's Top 10 costliest hurricanes. Which hurricanes made the list? Click the right arrow to see.
09/03/2010 01:03 pm
Standards-based school reform didn't come out of nowhere. It's rooted in the relentless system of grading that we all went through in school.
08/31/2010 11:46 am
John Boehner accused tea party anarchists of promoting violence. But the truth is that anarchists promote peaceful choices, individual freedom, and opposition to institutionalized aggression.
08/30/2010 12:55 pm
Republicans are almost sure to pick up seats after the 2010 Senate races are over. But they also have an outside shot at retaking the majority in the upper chamber.
08/26/2010 01:30 pm
The Obama administration is awarding $3.4 billion in grants to the 10 winners of the Race to the Top competition.
08/24/2010 08:00 pm