Anthony Weiner Resignation Puts Scrutiny on When Party Leaders Call on Peers to Step Down
Rep. Anthony Weiner is requesting a short leave absence from his congressional duties as he seeks professional treatment "to make himself well," his spokeswoman said today. Weiner's announcement came as one after another, top Democrats -- including House minority leader Nancy Pelosi and the chairs
A growing number of Democrats are joining several high-profile Republicans in calling for Rep. Anthony Weiner of New York to resign following his admission of risqué online exchanges and lying about them. Pennsylvania Rep. Allyson Schwartz, a top Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee
A new class of freshman lawmakers has arrived in Washington to assume the reigns of power, with plenty of goals for the new year. Many of the new legislators come to the Capitol backed by the support of the Tea Party. This week, ABC's Diane Sawyer will sit down with 10 of the incoming Republicans
Here in this awful year for incumbents, with Democrats seriously concerned and Republicans seriously optimistic, the party in power walked away from the biggest voting day short of November no worse for the wear -- and maybe even better off than before.
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Congressman Mark Souder (R-IN) resigns after having an affair with staffer.
Indiana Republican Congressman Mark Souder, a staunch family values conservative who was elected as part of the Republican Revolution of 1994, has told colleagues that he is resigning his seat in the U.S. House of Representatives amid an affair with a part-time member of his staff.
Candidates Facing Tough Re-election Bids 'Eespecially Grateful' for Last-Minute Boost
Against a hectic news backdrop, with fast-moving developments in New York and slow-moving ones off the Gulf Coast, primary season gets rolling on Tuesday with voting in Ohio, Indiana and North Carolina. As you allow yourself some nostalgia for days like this in 2008 ... this primary day marks the