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Retirements underscore the difficulties of legislating amid partisan atmosphere

Wave of House departures a reminder that partisanship is making it increasingly difficult to legislate.

Senate Conservatives Fund endorses five House challengers, as it tries to expand influence

The conservative group backs the opponent of Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho).

Women make up majority of DCCC’s ‘Red to Blue’ candidates

Ten of the 16 candidates House Democrats added to its program are women.

The twilight of the congressional legislators

(Alex Wong)

A trio of retirements on Tuesday are another reminder that bitter partisanship is making it all-but impossible to legislate.

Dem super PAC reserves $6.5 million in fall air time for key House races

(MANUEL BALCE CENETA / AP)

House Majority PAC is mostly playing defense with its reservations.

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Tom Latham: Paul Ryan is good for GOP congressional candidates

(Mary Altaffer / AP)

The Iowa congressman embraces the VP candidate’s specificity.

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Boehner wins Ohio primary, despite national unpopularity among GOP base

(Al Behrman / AP)

The Republican House speaker cruised to victory Tuesday, in spite of his unpopularity with the GOP base.