President Obama holds lead in Pennsylvania poll

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Obama still leads in Pennsylvania but his lead has shrunk, another poll suggests a real race in North Dakota and Scott Brown’s wife is taking a bigger role in his campaign.

A pox on both their ‘Mediscare’ houses

FACT CHECKER | The best advice to voters might be to mute the sound whenever a Medicare ad by either party comes on television.

Newt Gingrich to raise money for Todd Akin

The former speaker of the House is slated to help the embattled congressman raise money next week.

Who voted against the short-term spending bill?

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Seventy Republicans refused to approve the spending plan.

Scott Walker raises $5 million, bringing total haul to $30 million

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Scott Walker raises $5 million and puts out a harsh new ad, Joe Walsh talks about minorities and the Democratic party, Jesse Kelly won’t commit to John Boehner and Rob Portman is going to sit down with Israel’s PM.

Congressional retirements reach highest point since 1996

Congressional retirements continue to mount, and now more incumbents are calling it quits than at any point in the last 16 years.

29 House members urge leaders not to end page program

A group of 29 House members is urging House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) not to end the House Page Program, which is set to conclude at the end of the month.