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By Admin, PBS NewsHour
After months of negative ads and bitter campaign literature, two-term Republican Rep. Jim Gerlach and Democratic challenger for the House Lois Murphy remain deadlocked in a critical suburban Philadelphia district.
With the midterm elections nearing, campaign ads are filling the airwaves and promoting candidates' positions on various issues including the Iraq war and immigration. A political expert describes the strategies behind the ads.
By PBS NewsHour
Reverberations of the e-mail scandal involving former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., can be felt as far as Ohio's 18th District contest, where Republican state Sen. Joy Padgett is running against Democrat Zack Space.
Despite flagging public opinion of the war in Iraq, Rep. Randy Kuhl, R-N.Y., unwavers in his support for the administration. His Democratic challenger Eric Massa opposes the war and is banking on support from voters fed up with the president's…
Colorado Democrat and candidate for the state's 7th Congressional District seat Ed Perlmutter was forced to defend himself Thursday against charges that the work of his lobbyist wife could create a conflict of interest if he is elected.
British Petroleum in Alaska officials fielded questions at a House hearing on the factors that forced them to shut down pipelines at Prudhoe Bay and what caused a large-scale spill.
With Labor Day behind them, the campaigns of Rep. Jim Gerlach, R-Pa., and Democratic challenger Lois Murphy have continued to hone their strategies in the race for Pennsylvania's 6th District, one of the closest House races in the nation.
House Republicans decided to delay a renewal of the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The act, which will expire at the end of 2007, was approved during the civil rights movement to ensure that Americans were not discriminated at the polls.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks discuss the Iraq war debate in Congress over the deadline for withdrawal and the immigration issue.
In the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, several House incumbents are facing unexpectedly tight races. A report on the congressional campaign action, the first in a special series of election year reports - Choices '06.
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