Republicans Pick Up Senate Seat As Capito Becomes First GOP Senator From W.Va. In Nearly 55 YearsRepublican Shelley Moore Capito soundly defeated Democrat Natalie Tennant to win West Virginia's open U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, a key victory in Republicans' push to seize a majority from Democrats.
U.S. Senate Nominees in W.Va., Va. Bet on High School Football Game Republican nominees for U.S. Senate from Virginia and West Virginia have made a friendly wager on the outcome of a high school football game between schools from their states.
Obama Pledges To Make New Health Care Law Work President Barack Obama is pledging to do everything he can to make sure the new health care law works the way he intended.
GOP Raps Dems For IRS Union Cash Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.
GOP Faces Senate Recruitment Woes In Key States Republicans are struggling to recruit strong U.S. Senate candidates in states where the party has the best chances to reclaim the majority in Washington.