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Anti-Obama Themes Used In 2 GOP Runoff Races

Fellow Republicans Leslie Rutledge and John Burris faced the same problem in Arkansas’ primary runoff, fending off mailers and TV ads that tried to paint them as allies of a Democratic president they’ve repeatedly criticized. But the outcomes were sharply different, with Rutledge winning the GOP’s nomination for attorney general and Burris losing his bid for a state Senate seat.

06/11/2014

Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate GOP Blocks ‘Buffett Rule’ Student Loan Bill

Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation aimed at letting people refinance their student loans at lower rates, a pre-ordained outcome that gave Democrats a fresh election-year talking point against the GOP.

06/11/2014

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday's Republican primary in Virginia.  (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

Tea Party Professor Takes Aim At Cantor In Va. Primary

U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor could be the next House speaker, but first he has to get past a little-known, tea party-backed challenger with a vocal following in Tuesday’s Republican primary in Virginia.

06/06/2014

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Shield Law Backers Sense Momentum After House Vote

Supporters of legislation to protect reporters from being compelled to name confidential sources are claiming new momentum after a recent surprise vote in the GOP-controlled House and in advance of a possible Senate debate this summer.

06/03/2014

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GOP Lawmakers: President Obama Violated The Law

Republican lawmakers say President Barack Obama violated U.S. laws when he approved the exchange of an American soldier.

05/31/2014

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Pre-Book Tour, GOP Tries To Define Hillary Clinton

On any given day, Republicans call Hillary Rodham Clinton a deeply flawed future presidential candidate.

05/24/2014

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus speaks at the annual RNC winter meeting January 24, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Two Cities Out For GOP Convention

Two cities in the mix to host the next Republican National Convention are out of the running.

05/22/2014

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.   (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McConnell Challenges Democrat Grimes To Three Debates

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell has challenged Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to three debates.

05/21/2014

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Republicans Divided Over Climate Change As Antarctica Rises And Melts

Antarctic ice can be up to 2.6 miles thick, yet researchers say that the continent of Antarctica is rising unusually fast due to climate change.

05/18/2014

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Tea Party Losing Races But Tugging GOP Rightward

Tuesday’s high-profile primary elections may extend a streak of sorts for tea party Republicans: losing individual races but winning the larger ideological war by tugging the GOP rightward.

05/18/2014

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