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Committee Chairs Will Shift No Matter Which Party Controls Congress
The tumultuous midterm elections have put more than a dozen powerful House committee and subcommittee leaders in the danger zone this year, threatening to alter the landscape of Congress whether or not Democrats maintain their majority. With less than eight weeks to go before Election Day, a
Appropriators Beware: Primaries Spell Defeat for Some
Once Seen as a Golden Ticket to Reelection, Membership on Spending Committees Now Hurts Lawmakers
Second Party Switcher Goes Down: First Arlen Specter, Now Alabama's Parker Griffith
ABC News' Teddy Davis reports: A second party switcher has now gone down to defeat. Alabama Congressman Parker Griffith, a Democrat-turned-Republican, was soundly defeated in Tuesday's GOP primary. In the wake of Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter's defeat, Griffith is now the second party switcher to
Incumbents Attract Late Primary Donations from Special Interest Groups
Candidates Facing Tough Re-election Bids 'Eespecially Grateful' for Last-Minute Boost
Democrats Could 'Absolutely' Lose Majority Control in Congress, Some Strategists Say
New Poll Shows More Voters are Supporting Republicans in Mid-Term Elections
Climate Changed: Long odds on energy bill, as incumbent heat rises
The long-awaited Senate climate bill appears on a crowded menu, with lots of junk all around.
The Note's Must-Reads for Wednesday, May 12, 2010
The Note's Must-Reads are a round-up of today's political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News Desk Assistants KRISTEN RED-HORSE, PETER MARTINEZ, CLAUDIA MORALES...
Courting Debate: It’s Trailblazer vs. Rubber Stamp in Battle Over Kagan
Who's the biggest draw in Washington right now -- BP executives, Hamid Karzai, or Elena Kagan?
Spending bill includes $3.8B in projects
A $410 billion spending bill unveiled in Congress on Monday includes at least $3.8 billion worth of funding for the kinds of lawmakers' pet projects that President Obama has pledged to trim from future budgets. The bill is meant to end a budget impasse left over from last year, after President Bush
Scandal on the Congressional Campaign Trail: Who Survived?
Sex Scandals and Investigations Had Some Members Fighting for Their Political Lives