[This is A LOT better than the title might suggest.] The November election is shaping up as a national referendum on the war in Iraq – and the GOP, AKA the War Party, is in deep trouble.
A political action committee created by the Minuteman Civil Defense Corps, whose financial accountability has been challenged by MCDC members, has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations to support GOP candidates
Sex! The Green Bay Packers! Sex with the Green Bay Packers! The usually ho-hum race for Wisconsin secretary of state is being spiced up by one candidate's naughty tell-all book about her bed-hopping exploits with Green Bay football legends
President George W. Bush and Republicans are sinking under the weight of the Iraq war and the Capitol Hill sex scandal, according to a flurry of polls, endangering their control of Congress in the November 7 elections.
Anyone involved in covering up inappropriate messages sent by former Rep. Mark Foley to Congressional pages should be fired, Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert (R-IL) said at a press conference today. [tough talk over a week late]
A story appearing in the American Spectator claims that news of then-Congressman Mark Foley's (R-FL) inappropriate communication with pages was supposed to be released by Democratic "party operatives" ten days prior to the election.
A Capitol Hill sex scandal has reinforced public doubts about Republican leadership and pushed Democrats to a huge lead in the race for control of Congress four weeks before Election Day, the latest USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows.
Sex, lies and power games are just the latest symptoms of a Republican Party that has strayed from its ideals.
Among likely voters, 58 percent say they plan to vote for Democrats in November, versus 37 percent who say they will vote Republican, according to the CNN-Gallup poll.
While Republicans tried to contain the fallout from Rep. Mark Foley's lewd messages to teenage congressional assistants, they also are forced to fight off new political firestorms over the Iraq war and a lingering influence-peddling scandal.
Iraq remains the top issue for US voters ahead of next month's crucial midterm elections according to a national poll, which also found Americans surprisingly unmoved by the congressional sex scandal currently dominating Washington.
A record low primary turnout and voter disgust for politics could spell trouble for Republicans trying to keep control of the House and Senate. Only 15% of eligible voters cast primary ballots this year, breaking the 19% low record from the last two
Democrats must gain six seats in the November 7 election to recapture U.S. Senate control, and they lead in three of the seven most vulnerable Republican-held states.
House Republican candidates will suffer massive losses if House Speaker Dennis Hastert remains speaker until Election Day, according to internal polling data from a prominent GOP pollster, FOX News has learned.
"The Foley matter is drowning out every other campaign message," Republican strategist Scott Reed said. "Candidates should consider pulling their television advertisements until this blows over." This campaign season "is star
Democrats lead Republicans in 11 of 15 crucial races in the November 7 election to decide which party controls the U.S. House of Representatives. Here is a summary of the results in each race polled:
[election time] US drivers continued to find more savings at the pump, as the price for gasoline fell for the 8th week in a row to the lowest level since February. The Energy Department says gasoline could hit $2.15 in the next few weeks,
Florida Republicans chose a nominee to replace disgraced former Rep. Foley in the election, but it is too late to change the ballot so the newcomer can only win by persuading voters to cast ballots for the man sending lewd messages to teenage boys.
Rep. Mark Foley, R-Fla., resigned from Congress, effective immediately, in the wake of questions about e-mails he wrote a former teenage male page boy. "I am deeply sorry and I apologize for letting down my family and the people of Florida I hav
Florida Rep. Mark Foley's resignation came just hours after ABC News questioned the congressman about a series of sexually explicit instant messages involving congressional pages, high school students who are under 18 years of age.
If a successful steakhouse stopped selling beef and substituted stale vegan sandwiches as part of a strategy in increase its customer base, the restaurant wouldn't remain in business very long. Yet for some reason, the GOP has adopted precisely
Americans may hate politicians, but they love their cars. And from the look of it, a drop in gasoline prices may have made them like President George W. Bush and incumbent Republicans a little better.
Former Army Lieutenant and candidate for Congress in Vermont, Dennis Morrisseau, today called for the arrest of President Bush and Vice President Cheney by the American military "if necessary" to prevent an unauthorized attack upon Iran.
The average U.S. retail gasoline price fell to $2.38 a gallon, dropping for the seventh week in a row, and could decline another 23 cents by mid-October, the government said.
Television stations in Montana have been warned that an advertisement produced by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee containing statements made by Republican Senator Conrad Burns may be inappropriate for television.
[Come on, they gave you lip service...again.] There is concern that some evangelicals, unhappy that the GOP-led Congress and President Bush haven't paid more attention to gay marriage and other "values" issues, may stay home on Election
In a dozen districts across the U.S. heartland, voter unhappiness has imperiled Republicans, setting the stage for what could be the biggest anti-incumbent midterm election since 1994.
When it comes to President Bush's approval rating — the number that measures his political health — one factor seems more powerful than any Oval Office address or legislative initiative. It's the price of a gallon of gas. Statisticians who ha
Pat Buchanan vs Newt Gingrich - John McCain - Rudy Giuliani
Rasmussen Reports is changing three races from “Toss-Up” to “Leans Democrat.” Rasmussen Reports now rates 49 seats as Republican or Leans Republican while 48 seats are rated as Democrat or Leans Democrat. There are now just three states in the Toss-U