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Republicans Facing Off For Chance To Face Dems

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell looked to vanquish a tea party challenger, and nearly a dozen candidates vied for spots on the Georgia ballot for fall elections that will decide control of the U.S. Senate — highlights Tuesday night of party primaries that spread across six states.

05/20/2014

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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

File photo of Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.(credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rubio: ‘Settled Science’ That Life Begins At Conception

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hits back against critics who slammed him for his climate views after he said that human activity is not causing dramatic changes to our climate.

05/16/2014

President Barack Obama delivers remarks on infrastructure in the United Sates at the Washington Irving Boat Club on May 14, 2014 in Tarrytown, N.Y. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama: Democratic Party Suffers From ‘Congenital Disease’

Rousing Democrats for their fight to keep the Senate, President Barack Obama mounted a searing critique of the Republican Party on Wednesday, accusing his political foes of thwarting progress on everything from wages to scientific research and climate change.

05/15/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at a rally supported by military veterans, Tea Party activists and Republicans, regarding the government shutdown on Oct. 13, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Tea Party Scores Big Win As Sasse Captures Nebraska’s GOP Senate Nomination

The Tea Party scored a win in Nebraska on Tuesday as university president Ben Sasse captured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in a bitter race that highlighted fissures within the GOP. Two women set the stage for history-making in West Virginia.

05/14/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., answers reporters' questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on April 30, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cornyn: Reid Running Senate ‘Like A Dictatorship’

A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration’s continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

05/13/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. (credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

AP: Too Early To Say The Tea Party Is Over

It’s too early to say the Tea Party’s over.

05/09/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks to members of the media after a policy luncheon on May 6, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid Blocks Bid By Supporters To Include Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Measure In Energy Bill

A bid by supporters of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline to force a vote on the controversial project fell apart Wednesday amid partisan bickering over how the vote should be conducted.

05/08/2014

File photo of Rep. Don Young. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Rep. Young: Obama ‘Wants To Destroy This Nation’

Alaska’s lone U.S. House member says his desire to get a Republican elected to replace Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich isn’t personal.

05/05/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks to members of the media at the Capitol Building on Oct. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Manchin Keeping ‘All Options Open’ On Whether To Run For Governor In 2016

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he’s keeping “all options open” on whether to seek the governor’s office in 2016 or remain in the Senate, where he has expressed frustration with partisanship and gridlock.

05/05/2014

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