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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.
Less than five weeks before the midterm elections, polls suggest that events such as the war in Iraq and the scandal surrounding former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., are not affecting people's party affiliation, though many say the developments will affect…
Political analysts discuss how recent revelations about the Iraq war and messages former Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., sent to congressional interns may impact the upcoming midterm elections and possibly shift the balance of power in Congress.
Deval Patrick, Democratic candidate for Massachusetts governor, apologized yesterday for failing to disclose his full involvement with a convicted rapist's case for exoneration.
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…
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.
As incumbent Rep. Jim Gerlach, R-Pa., and Democrat Lois Murphy battle in a suburban Philadelphia race seen as many as a bellwether in the fight for control of the House, analysts say the race may be decided not by war…
Television ads have sparked a war of words between the campaigns of Democratic candidate Tony Knowles and Republican Sarah Palin this week, with each side accusing the other of hypocrisy and dishonesty.
In Indiana's rural 9th District, Republican Rep. Mike Sodrel knows he faces strong anti-incumbent sentiments this fall and is campaigning hard to keep his seat. His opponent Baron Hill, who served three terms before Sodrel defeated him in 2004, is…
Polls show that the gap between support for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and candidate Phil Angelides is widening with more favoring the incumbent.
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