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Jon Runyan, the outgoing congressman and former Eagles tackle, has put his 23-acre Mount Laurel estate on the market for $5.8 million.
WASHINGTON - In 2006, shortly after his election to the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey walked into a briefing room with top lawmakers - including Barack Obama and John Kerry - and members of the Iraqi parliament.
Gun-owners' group donates funds and foot soldiers to GOP aspirant for Congress.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have "no choice" but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama's strategy fails to destroy the extremist group.
The Fla. senator takes a hawkish position among those eyeing 2016 presidential run.
MIAMI - Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.
WASHINGTON - If Democrats ever hope to take control of the House of Representatives, they will need to win moderate, slightly right-of-center districts like those surrounding Philadelphia.
WASHINGTON - In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way last night for the U.S. military to train and equip Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic State militants, reluctant ratification of a new strategy that President Obama outlined barely a week ago.
Been lots of news lately regarding treatment of women. Here's yet another example of how equality lags.
WASHINGTON - Pushing for airstrikes in Syria almost exactly one year ago, President Obama found almost no support from Philadelphia-area lawmakers.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.) defended his accomplishments in Congress Monday and said he had not done anything illegal, though he declined to address the actions attributed to him in a top political aide's guilty-plea deal over misusing federal funds.
To Democrats in Washington, one congressional race in South Jersey is among the most important in the country, a rare chance to gain ground in an otherwise dire year for their party.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush weighed in to a key midterm election race on Monday, telling a Kansas fundraiser for struggling Sen. Pat Roberts that the incumbent must be re-elected so the GOP can take control of the Senate and "fix a few big things" in Washington.
Just over a month before the midterm election, control of the U.S. Senate remains surprisingly up for grabs as Democrats parlay a financial edge and other advantages to battle history and a strong anti-Obama tide.
Jon Runyan, the outgoing congressman and former Eagles tackle, has put his 23-acre Mount Laurel estate on the market for $5.8 million.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner says the United States may have "no choice" but to send American troops to fight Islamic State group militants if President Barack Obama's strategy fails to destroy the extremist group.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Republican Jeff Bell spent three decades in Washington working on policy and wrote a book promoting all aspects of social conservatism. But so far his campaign for the U.S. Senate has centered on just one issue: returning the United States to the gold standard.
CLEVELAND (AP) - James Traficant, the colorful Ohio politician whose conviction for taking bribes and kickbacks made him only the second person to be expelled from Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.
WASHINGTON - In 2006, shortly after his election to the U.S. Senate, Bob Casey walked into a briefing room with top lawmakers - including Barack Obama and John Kerry - and members of the Iraqi parliament.
The Fla. senator takes a hawkish position among those eyeing 2016 presidential run.
MIAMI - Sen. Marco Rubio called Wednesday for increased U.S. defense spending and greater intervention abroad, positioning himself as the leading foreign policy hawk among Republicans considering runs for the White House.
Gun-owners' group donates funds and foot soldiers to GOP aspirant for Congress.