Democrats expand Senate grip but fail to win House

WASHINGTON (AP) – As he starts his second term, President Barack Obama will face another divided Congress. Democrats have strengthened their hold on the U.S. Senate but failed to recapture the majority in the House […]


Dems keep the Senate

(AP) — Democrats won a narrow majority in the Senate, keeping the control they’ve held since 2007, by snatching Republican-held seats in Massachusetts and Indiana and turning back challenges in Virginia, Ohio and Connecticut. Republicans […]


Democrats on edge amid Obama debate fallout

WASHINGTON (AP) – It’s more than President Barack Obama’s lackluster debate performance that has some Democrats on edge a month from Election Day. Party loyalists, in Washington and in battleground states, are fretting that Obama’s […]


GOP-controlled House votes to repeal health law

(AP) – The Republican-led House has voted to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care law. But the election-year move stands no chance in the Democratic-controlled Senate. The vote Wednesday was 244-185. By the Republican count, […]


Supreme Court Health Care Ruling Expected This Morning

The Supreme Court passes judgment this morning on a major expansion of the social safety net that is also President Barack Obama’s signature domestic legislative achievement. The most important piece of the Affordable Health Care […]


Poll: Political independents outweigh partisans

(AP) – More Americans call themselves politically independent than at any point in the last 75 years, according to a new poll. Those who do align themselves with a party have become sharply polarized, particularly […]




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