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Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

O’Malley Steps Forward In Iowa As Potential 2016 Clinton Competitor

Martin O’Malley’s latest foray into Iowa begins, appropriately, in a place called Clinton.

07/26/2014

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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.

04/27/2013

File photo of former Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Giffords Ad Urges Support For Background Checks On Gun Purchases

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television ad that is to begin airing Tuesday in Arizona and Iowa.

03/05/2013

File photo of Tea Party Express Chairperson Amy Kremer. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

New PAC Stirs GOP Rivalries, Renewed Tea Party Angst

Republicans’ struggles to redefine their party are intensifying, as tea party insurgents and establishment Republicans vie to control congressional primaries, and GOP leaders try to expand their focus beyond the deficit.

02/05/2013

Several governors are calling for federal legislation to make online businesses pay a state sales tax. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Several Governors Want Online Sales Taxes

Gov. Terry Branstad has joined other governors in calling for the passage of federal legislation requiring online businesses to pay state sales taxes to states choosing to collect them.

07/23/2012

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