Topic: U.S. Republican Party
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is facing a strong challenge from GOP candidate Dino Rossi. Top Democrats from Michelle Obama to former President Bill Clinton have vowed to help.
09/29/2010 06:39 pm
An imagined conversation about politics and the economy between President Obama and residents of Des Moines, Iowa.
09/29/2010 04:05 pm
Obama has busted out of Washington to try to regain some of the 'rock star' glow that fueled Democratic voters in 2008. He's also trying to prevent the election from being a referendum on him.
09/29/2010 01:11 pm
Of all the protest signs at all the rallies where people gathered last year to object to Washington's plans to save the US economy and reform healthcare, this hand-lettered one is memorable: "You can't fix stupid, but you can vote it out." That's the "tea party" movement in a nutshell. Here's a look at the tea party movement – its birth, its leadership, and its aspirations.
09/29/2010 12:42 pm
A new liberal umbrella group, One Nation Working Together, is planning a massive rally in Washington, but so far word of the event is only dribbling out. Are organizers on the same page?
09/28/2010 09:28 pm
Rep. Alan Grayson, the liberal firebrand who once said the GOP's health-care plan was for the sick to 'die quickly,' is now calling his conservative opponent 'Taliban Dan.'
09/28/2010 07:01 pm
Democrats failed to move forward on a bill that would have ended a tax break critics say rewards companies who send jobs abroad. Legislation is going nowhere ahead of Election 2010.
09/28/2010 05:03 pm
Like Herbert Hoover's treasury secretary, House Minority Leader John Boehner thinks tough-love spending cuts will end the recession. It didn't work in 1929 and it won't work today. What it will do is hurt the poorest even more.
09/28/2010 04:35 pm
Midterm elections and the prospect of a power shift in Congress have Democrats desperate, according to GOP strategists. President Obama attends a rally Tuesday at the University of Wisconsin to energize young people for the midterm elections.
09/28/2010 02:44 pm
The new 'Pledge to America' has many echoes of 1994's 'Contract with America,' including built-in projections of gridlock.
09/28/2010 02:35 pm