Rand Paul, son of long-time Texas congressman Ron Paul, won a race of his own last night, capturing the Republican slot in a primary for Kentucky’s U.S. Senate seat. Here’s the background on Paul and his meteoric Senate campaign.
Arlen Specter has survived a lot of things: a brain tumor, two bouts with Stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma and five squeaker elections for the U.S. Senate. But in an anti-establishment year where the far right hates the moderates and …
It was a swift and startling fall from grace for Congressman Mark Souder, who resigned early Tuesday following revelations of an affair with a former aide. TIME’s Jay Newton-Small has the full story.
We’ve got to hand it to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin – the woman knows how to give a good quote.
Indiana Congressman Mark Souder announced on Tuesday that he will be resigning his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, admitting an affair with a member of his staff. Here’s the lowdown on Souder’s career.
“I am ‘radioactive,’ sir. When Obama threw me under the bus, he threw me under the bus literally!”
— REV. JEREMIAH WRIGHT, Barack Obama’s former pastor, on his current relationship with the administration. Wright’s …
Republican Congressman Mark Souder of Indiana announced his resignation today after he copped to an affair with a female aide. “I sinned against God, my wife and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff,” Souder told reporters at a press conference at his congressional office in Ft. Wayne. (more via …
There’s new video of embattled U.S. Senate candidate Richard Blumenthal saying he never served in Vietnam. And then there’s one suggesting he did.
Proof for those who say everything in Washington has a price: Bo Obama, the curly-haired pooch owned by the Obama family, is worth exactly $1600.
When you’re the attorney general of Connecticut, you may be able to get away with fibbing about military service. But when you’re running for the state’s U.S. Senate seat? Not so much.
“My intention has always been to be completely clear and accurate and straightforward, out of respect to the veterans who served in Vietnam.”
–Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Attorney General and candidate for U.S. …
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