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Michelle Bachmann (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bachmann Ready To Leave Congress, But Not Politics

An audacious conservative, Rep. Michele Bachmann stood out from the moment she was first elected to Congress in 2006. Democrats were ascendant and Bachmann was a stridently Republican new arrival with a homespun Minnesota twang.

12/07/2014

Carroll County Police (Photo credit: WJZ 13 Christie Ileto)

Md. State’s Attorney Dead In Apparent Suicide

Jerry Barnes, who served as Carroll County’s top prosecutor for 20 years, was found dead of an apparent suicide Saturday

11/29/2014

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Texas Rep. Stockman Says He Received Subpoena

A Texas congressman and three of his aides say they have been subpoenaed by a federal grand jury in a criminal investigation.

11/13/2014

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Md. Senate GOP Picks New Leadership

Maryland Republicans have chosen new leadership in the state Senate.

11/12/2014

File photo of Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kansas Could Elect Non-Republican Senator For First Time Since 1932

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts hoped Kansas’ deep Republican roots would hold firm Tuesday as he sought to fend off a surprisingly staunch challenge from a suburban Kansas City businessman pledging to bring a nonpartisan voice to Washington.

11/04/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)(2nd-R) is flanked by House Repulicans while speaking about Obamacare during a news conference on Capitol Hill, September 19, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Sen. Cruz spoke about Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

GOP Governors Don’t See ‘Obamacare’ Going Away

While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don’t see the law going away.

10/20/2014

File photo of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

W on Jeb Bush: ‘I Think He Wants To Be President’

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush wants to be president. That’s according to his brother, former President George W. Bush, who recently encouraged him to enter the 2016 presidential race during a private conversation at an event honoring veterans.

10/02/2014

Bob FitzSimmonds' comment on Facebook. (Credit: Facebook)

Report: Virginia GOP Official Resigns Over Facebook Muslim Comment

A Virginia GOP official reportedly resigned from his position after questioning on social media whether Muslims contributed anything to America.

08/07/2014

The Internal Revenue Service Building (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Treadwell Joins Call To Abolish IRS

Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Mead Treadwell says the IRS should be abolished.

07/17/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Border Surge Overwhelming, Officials Tell Congress

Tens of thousands of children streaming from chaotic Central American nations to the U.S. border have overwhelmed the government’s ability to respond, senior Obama administration officials testified Wednesday as they urged senators to agree to the president’s emergency spending request for the crisis.

07/09/2014

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