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AP News - Jun 11, 2012 5:24 PM

All had their reasons for seeking the congressional seat in the wealthy Detroit suburbs where Mitt Romney grew up. But none could have expected to win _ until now.As the result of the shocking political collapse of a veteran Republican congressm ...more

AP News - Jun 11, 2012 3:30 AM

Republicans are focusing on President Barack Obama, not Gabrielle Giffords, and sensing a chance to capture the former congresswoman's seat in southern Arizona.Voters are deciding in Tuesday's special election whether Republican Jesse Kelly, who ...more

AP News - Jun 10, 2012 8:05 AM

Republicans are focusing on President Barack Obama, not Gabrielle Giffords, and sensing a chance to capture the former congresswoman's seat in southern Arizona.Voters are deciding in Tuesday's special election whether Republican Jesse Kelly, who ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2012 8:50 PM

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan announced Saturday that he would not seek a sixth term through a write-in campaign after he failed to get enough signatures to get on the ballot.McCotter ran a little-noticed Republican presidential campai ...more

AP News - Jun 02, 2012 10:58 AM

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Saturday ventured north of the Arctic Circle and urged international cooperation in a region that could become a new battleground for natural resources.On her trip to the northern Norwegian city ...more

AP News - May 30, 2012 10:01 PM

Anti-incumbent fever is scarcely in evidence in the 2012 congressional primaries, despite costly efforts by conservatives to remake the Republican Party and this week's defeat of a Texas Democrat ousted after eight terms in office.Rep. Silvestre ...more

AP News - May 30, 2012 6:06 PM

Florida is letting a congressional candidate put the name of his web address on the ballot.Why? Because Eddie Gonzalez went before a Miami-Dade judge this past January and had his name legally changed to "VoteforEddie.com."A spokesman for ...more

AP News - May 30, 2012 2:17 AM

In a major upset, longtime U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes has lost the race for the Democratic nomination to retain his congressional seat in far West Texas.Reyes lost narrowly to former El Paso city councilman Beto O'Rourke. Reyes appeared to be clo ...more

AP News - May 29, 2012 5:08 PM

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan should have had an easy time knocking off a little-known opponent in the Republican primary and winning a sixth term this fall in his GOP-leaning district. Instead, he's fighting for his political life after sayi ...more

AP News - May 28, 2012 12:48 PM

One is a black real estate agent and the other a white millionaire. For two new districts created to reflect Texas' soaring Hispanic population, they might be the representatives elected to Congress.That's not exactly what Hispanic leaders pictu ...more