Senate Hopeful Rand Paul: Fast Facts

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 Bounced in Primary Fight

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 …

Resigning Congressman Mark Souder: Fast Facts

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.

Quotes: Rev. Wright on Obama

“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 …

Congressman Mark Souder Admits Affair, Resigns

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

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