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Sharon Day rose through the ranks of GOP politics, starting as a precinct captain in her native Florida and eventually co-chairing the Republican National Committee.
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Two years after an unsuccessful campaign for her partys nomination for governor of Arizona, Republican Christine Jones is looking at giving electoral politics another try.
A trio of the Senates Republican presidential candidates put their names on a letter also signed by a majority of the conference asking for a new inquiry into fetal tissue research.
Annual defense policy legislation could be headed to the White House as soon as Wednesday after the Senate voted to cut off debate on the measure, even as the chamber's top Democrat pledged his caucus would vote to sustain a promised presidential veto.
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, trailed his likely Democratic opponent, former Gov. Ted Strickland, by 3 points in a poll conducted for a Democratic super PAC and provided first to CQ Roll Call.
John D. Dingell is back in the hospital and will undergo a heart procedure.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest offered advice to Republican presidential candidates advocating more focus on mental health to stop gun crimes: Embrace Obamacare.
New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker was arm-in-arm with the widow of a one-time political rival, Frank R. Lautenberg, Tuesday morning outside the Capitol.
Sen. Bernard Sanders, I-Vt., said Tuesday he is looking to engage with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on trade and financial issues at the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate.
When it comes to veterans issues, a seemingly unlikely partnership is emerging in the Senate between Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown and freshman Republican Thom Tillis of North Carolina.
Republicans in the House and Senate have succeeded in pushing bills to overhaul the nations energy laws through two committees, setting up potential floor votes in their drive to revamp energy policy for the first time since 2007.
Sen. Mark S. Kirk is in a dispute with Illinois Democrats one of whom is running to replace him over who has done more to prevent incidents such as the September 2014 fire at an air traffic control facility near Chicago.
With New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassans entrance into the Granite State Senate contest, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has secured nearly every top-tier recruit it sought for 2016 when Democrats will attempt to net the five seats necessary to regain control of the Senate.
Democrats who fought unsuccessfully earlier this year to withhold Trade Promotion Authority from the White House are gearing up for round two: an effort to undo the sweeping 12-nation Pacific trade deal announced Monday that TPA authorized the administration to negotiate.
When National Security Agency surveillance became a top issue on Capitol Hill, Travis Moore realized he didnt have the knowledge base to understand the technology and neither did anyone else in Congress. Now hes working to change that.
Last month, national polls by CNN/ORC, Fox News and NBC News/Wall Street Journal got plenty of attention, and they certainly helped readers and viewers understand what is going on in the Republican and Democratic presidential contests.
Working on Capitol Hill may be a dream job for some, but others may find the esoteric workplace a hard place in which to succeed. So what do you do if you decide Capitol Hill is not for you, and how long should you wait it out? Hill Navigator discusses.
Aides to Virginia Republican Robert Hurt recently pulled out the official stationary and added the bosss autopen-crafted signature to a form letter meant to outline the three-term lawmakers stance on Planned Parenthood.
Speaker John A. Boehner is poised to end his speakership the way he started it, by introducing a measure to reauthorize the District of Columbia school voucher program.
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., announced Monday he would place a hold on three ambassadorial nominations until there are consequences and a criminal investigation for Secret Service agents who allegedly accessed a congressmans private records.
State Sen. Kyle McCarter is poised to launch a primary challenge to GOP Sen. John Shimkus in Illinois 15th District later this week, according to GOP sources.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was measured Monday in lamenting the tough season for the Washington Nationals that led to the firing of the entire coaching staff.
The questions about Ted Cruz in the Senate no longer start with whether hes got even a couple of friends left among fellow Republicans. The answer, after a public shaming on the floor last week, sure looks like a no.