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Supporters in Charlotte at the DNC.

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Supporters in Charlotte at the DNC.

Pelosi: Obama Right Hitting Congress

President Barack Obama is right to run for re-election with rhetoric against the Congress, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. “He should be running against Congress,” Pelosi, a California Democrat, said at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast in Charlotte...

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid whispers to House Speaker John Boehner with Mitch McConnell left, and Nancy Pelosi in the House Speaker's office on July 23, 2011.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid whispers to House Speaker John Boehner with Mitch McConnell left, and Nancy Pelosi in the House Speaker's office on July 23, 2011.

Washington Daybook: Power Lunch, or Food Fight?

President Obama, seeking to gain the upper hand on economic issues, hosts a luncheon at the White House to talk about job creation with House Speaker John Boehner and Mitch McConnell at one side of the table, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Nancy...

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At the Manhattan City Clerk's office in New York.

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At the Manhattan City Clerk's office in New York.

Senate Dems Use Obama’s Gay Marriage Stand to Woo Donors

No sooner did President Obama endorse same-sex marriage than Senate Democrats sent out a fundraising e-mail cheering him on and asking for donations. “Polls show that the public is on our side,” wrote Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York. The Empire State recently...

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Rep Gabrielle Giffords, right, tours the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center, one of her favorite charities, with her staffer Ron Barber, on Jan. 23, 2012, in Tucson.

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Rep Gabrielle Giffords, right, tours the Gabrielle Giffords Family Assistance Center, one of her favorite charities, with her staffer Ron Barber, on Jan. 23, 2012, in Tucson.

Former Giffords Aide Raises $549,000 for House Seat

Ron Barber, a longtime former aide to Arizona Democrat Gabrielle Giffords who’s seeking to succeed her in the U.S. House, raised $549,000 in less than two months with her help. Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, each gave the...

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski's memorabilia in her regional office in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski's memorabilia in her regional office in Baltimore, Maryland.

A Major Milestone for Maryland’s Mikulski

With more than 35 years of service in the House and Senate, Barbara Mikulski is reaching a milestone: the longest-serving woman in the history of Congress. Mikulski, a Maryland Democrat, hits the mark tomorrow, when she will pass Edith Nourse...

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