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By PBS NewsHour
The two main candidates for Maryland Senate, Democratic Rep. Ben Cardin and Republican Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, have traded barbs through television ads about connections to President Bush or special interest groups.
The NewsHour's Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman provides a report on what Congress will accomplish before they adjourn to campaign, as well as what issues may be put on hold.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
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.
With Republicans fighting to retain their 10-seat advantage in the Senate, Democrats are campaigning to pick up the six seats they need in November's elections to win a majority. Analysts focus on two key Senate races in Virginia and Tennessee.
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, R-Tenn., discusses the midterm elections and President Bush's latest push to pass legislation on military tribunals after former Secretary of State Colin Powell joined several key Republican senators opposed to the president's plan.
Moderate Rhode Island Sen. Lincoln Chafee, a pro-choice Republican who voted against the Iraq war and President Bush's tax cuts, beat a conservative challenger in Tuesday's primary.
U.S. Senate hopeful Jon Tester clashed with incumbent Republican Conrad Burns in a heated public debate for what is coming to be known as Montana's most expensive Senate race to date.
Despite not having the full backing of her own party, Rep. Katherine Harris, Florida's former secretary of state who received national attention during Florida's 2000 recount, won the Republican nomination for senator.
The top Democratic candidates for Maryland's open U.S. Senate seat squared off in a debate Thursday, ahead of the Sept. 12 primary to see who will run against presumptive Republican candidate Lt. Gov. Michael Steele.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the plot to set off explosives on U.S.-bound airliners and Sen. Joseph Lieberman's loss in the Connecticut Democratic primary.
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