The federal government is pushing on several fronts to limit those increasingly powerful tracking bugs -- so-called "cookies" or "beacons" -- that lurk on computers and follow consumers around the Internet . For all the brutal partisan fighting of recent months, there is a growing consensus in
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER DRAMA ON THE HILL. Two unfolding dramas are taking place on Capitol Hill this week and next. We're already in the midst of the first -- the ongoing struggles over House leadership positions among...
ABC News projects Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives picking-up between 60 and 70 seats in a resounding rebuke to President Obama and the Democrats. The GOP House victory would be the biggest gain for a party in a midterm since 1938, when Democrats lost 71 seats amid deep
Republicans are entering the campaign's final stretch poised to sweep back into power in the House of Representatives, with historic gains likely to stem from a broad political strategy that's aligned itself with the national mood . In the Senate, GOP chances of a takeover appear narrower than they
Republican candidates in a handful of the country's most competitive House races appear poised to knock off Democratic incumbents tonight, based on early returns in 39 states. The GOP was projected to pick up seats in districts from Virginia to Indiana, where Democratic incumbents won narrowly in
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
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Is Earth Really Warming? Are Humans Responsible? Why Climate Skeptics Doubt
The Associated Press’s Chuck Babington surveyed the 39 Democrats who voted NO on health care reform last November and found nine who “either declined to state their positions or said they were undecided about the revised legislation.” Three of them...
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