Freshman Republican Joe Walsh's bombastic rants frequently get him into trouble, even with members of his own party. He's facing a tough Democratic opponent in Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth, who lost both of her legs in combat.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Republicans retain hopes for a Senate takeover, but comments about rape and abortion by candidates in Missouri and Indiana aren't helping. The GOP needs to gain four seats to control the Senate if President Obama wins; three seats if Republican Mitt Romney emerges the presidential victor on Nov. 6.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
A big question for both campaigns is what percentage of young Americans they can convince to participate in the presidential election. Public media stations on the West Coast set out to try and determine how engaged under-30 Americans are in this year's race. Here's what they found.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
For the first time in nearly a generation, Arizona voters will elect a new senator. Retiring Sen. Jon Kyl's ideological successor is Rep. Jeff Flake, a fellow Republican. But recent polls suggest Democrat Richard Carmona has a shot, and the race has become heated.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Civil rights groups and Democrats complain that the billboards -- many located in black, Hispanic and student-dominated neighborhoods -- are meant to intimidate voters.
Just as Sen. John McCain and soon-to-be President Obama did in 2008 Ã¢ÂÂ and other presidential contenders did before them Ã¢ÂÂ the candidates will be at a New York charity dinner tonight. They're expected to have fun, not fight.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us