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House GOP leader Steve Scalise gains the support of party leaders in an ongoing controversy surrounding his speech to a white supremacist group.
Mia Love is one of three newly elected black Republicans heading to Congress, increasing the number of elected black Republicans in Congress to ... three.
Republican Joni Ernst and Democrat Staci Appel are trying to become the first women to be elected to Congress from Iowa. But their different approaches to the milestone point to an underlying truth for women in politics.
With about 2,800 absentee ballots yet to be counted, US Rep. Charlie Rangel appears to have eked out yet another close victory in a district that is now majority Hispanic. His chief opponent has yet to concede.
Zorica Rebernik, obsessed with the red color, drinks coffee in her house in the village of Breze near Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Oct. 16.
Charlie Rangel is a new man on the campaign trail – energetic and everywhere as he pursues one last run for Congress. Tuesday's vote will tell if it's enough to overcome an image of a once-censured, tired, Capitol Hill insider.
Powerful Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel (D) is facing a tough primary challenge, but no one's talking about a Democratic insurgency. It's just politics as usual.
Republican David Jolly won Tuesday's special election for a US House seat. The Florida race was essentially a referendum on Obamacare, and its outcome signals that Democrats don't yet have a strong answer to GOP criticism.
More Republican seats are considered to be 'in play' than the 17 that Democrats need to win to retake the House in 2014, but several factors make that unlikely, despite the shutdown.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota said Wednesday she will not seek reelection to a fifth House term. The tea party standard-bearer and former GOP presidential hopeful did not disclose her future plans.
Democrats spent $1 million to elect Elizabeth Colbert Busch in true-red South Carolina. But Republican Mark Sanford won handily with a message of fiscal restraint, despite ethical and moral lapses while governor.
Voting is under way Tuesday in Charleston, S.C., where Mark Sanford (R) hopes to prevail over Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) for a US House seat. The Republican is usually a shoo-in, but the former governor's 'Appalachian Trail' tale of infidelity raised doubts.
Monday's debate in the South Carolina congressional race between former Gov. Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch underscored Sanford's problems with women voters.
In the election to replace Jesse Jackson Jr., Illinois State Rep. Robin Kelly boasts an endorsement by President Obama, backing from New York Mayor Bloomberg, and a political record that is scandal-free.
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.
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