Congress’s Class of 2012: Which freshmen reps will provide an interesting story?

(Bizuayehu Tesfaye / AP)

At every election, we scour the ranks of freshmen looking for promising quirk, color, scandal.

How did #5in5 candidates fare?

How did the House candidates in the 15 races we profiled this year match up on Tuesday night? Who's going back to Washington and who's going home?

The Morning Plum: Wake up, Republicans -- gay marriage is on the march

A new poll finds that gay marriage has its broadest support among the voter groups the GOP can afford to alienate the least.

#5in5 on the road again: Pittsburgh to Cleveland

Another week-long road trip assesses congressional races in the Midwest.


Sen. Rand Paul: My filibuster was just the beginning

The Kentucky senator on what he still wants.