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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A surprise challenge to Sen. John Cornyn emerged at the last minute before Texas's election filing deadline late Monday.
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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post
More than half of Senate Republicans facing reelection next year face potentially viable tea party challenges - a historically large threat to the GOP establishment that could, once again, kill the party's chances of taking back control of the chamber.
4 hrs ago | Reuters
The four top negotiators for the new U.S. farm bill, already a year behind schedule, said on Tuesday they would not complete work until January on the legislation to cut food stamps for the poor and expand crop insurance for farmers.
11 hrs ago | Daily Kos
With the Texas filing deadline fast approaching, it looked like Republican Sen. John Cornyn would coast to re-election, escaping unscathed from tea party groups' drive to take out establishment-friendly incumbents.
13 hrs ago | The Washington Post
"Kansas Republicans deserve a real choice this election, and Dr. Wolf gives them a chance to send someone new to Washington who will shake things up and bring about real change," SCF executive director Matt Hoskins said in a statement.
Sen. John Cornyn, the second-highest ranking Republican in the Senate, drew a last-minute primary challenger today when Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, filed paperwork for the 2014 Texas Senate race, just minutes before the filing deadline.
In one of the last red-state bastions of appreciation for appropriations, Sen. Thad Cochran's decision to seek re-election sets up a unique test for hard-line conservative groups that have targeted incumbents over the past few cycles.
On Friday, a day shy of his 76th birthday, Thad Cochran made it official. He will seek a seventh six-year term in the United States Senate.
U.S. transportation officials ordered the Metro-North Railroad on Friday to quickly overhaul its signal system and temporarily put an extra worker in the driver's cab on some routes that have major speed changes, including the one where a speeding commuter train derailed this week, killing four people.
Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi announced on Friday that he will run for re-election next year, ending speculation that one of the longest serving Republicans was ready to retire and avoid a Tea Party-backed primary challenge.
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Cochran, who turns 76 on Saturday, will campaign against state Sen. Chris McDaniel for the GOP nomination.
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Researchers say the official noisemakers for next year's World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil will be significantly quieter than the vuvuzela horns that caused so many headaches in 2010.
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