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Pelosi: It’s the Affordable Care Act, not Obamacare

U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington January 16, 2014 file photo REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi vehemently corrected a reporter who used the term "Obamacare" at a press conference Thursday, insisting that the correct term for the law is the "Affordable Care Act."

Buddy Roemer offers advice to opponents of Edwin Edwards

11:16 PM 03/19/2014

Edwin Edwards, the four-term Democratic governor, convicted felon, former congressman, and 2014 congressional candidate, has only ever lost once.

Cochran backing Super PAC attacks McDaniel on tort reform

8:07 PM 03/19/2014

A Super PAC backing Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran is attacking Cochran's primary opponent, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, on his tort reform position in a new mailer.

86 is the new 60: Edwin Edwards, the Silver Fox, wants back in political arena

10:46 PM 03/18/2014

Edwin Edwards is known for his colorful quotes.

Preibus: RNC will control 2016 primary debate process

11:54 AM 03/18/2014

WASHINGTON -- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Preibus said that the party would work to "take control of our nominating process" for the 2016 presidential election, setting rules for debate moderators and limiting the number of debates for candidates.

Tea party-backed candidate drops out of Colorado Senate race

8:55 AM 03/18/2014

Colorado Republican State Sen. Owen Hill ended his Senate campaign Monday night and threw his support behind Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, leaving the party largely united behind Gardner to challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.

Edwin Edwards will run for Congress

2:05 PM 03/17/2014

The crook is back.

Guess who’s going to Iowa?

12:41 PM 03/17/2014

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is back in Iowa this week, the Des Moines Register reports.

McConnell: Senate Conservatives Fund ‘giving conservatism a bad name’

4:10 PM 03/14/2014

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell smacked at the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF), saying that the group that is backing his primary challenger -- and primary challengers to several other GOP senators -- is "giving conservatism a bad name."

Which Republican does the best against Hillary Clinton?

1:47 PM 03/14/2014

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush top the GOP's list for a 2016 nominee, according to a nationwide poll out Friday.

Boehner invites the pope to address Congress

2:53 PM 03/13/2014

Speaker of the House John Boehner on Thursday issued an open invitation to Pope Francis to come to Washington, D.C. and address a joint session of Congress.

Harry Reid blames Koch brothers for holding up Ukraine legislation

2:07 PM 03/13/2014

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrat leaders accused Republicans of holding up legislation to help Ukraine in favor of helping billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch.

GOP congressman demands answers on potentially unconstitutional federal study that collects motorists’ bodily fluids

5:20 PM 03/12/2014

Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan, chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation, and Regulatory Affairs, is demanding answers on a federal study on drunk and drugged driving, saying the methods used to collect the data might violate drivers' constitutional rights.

Club for Growth endorses in Alaska Senate race

2:29 PM 03/12/2014

The conservative Club for Growth on Wednesday endorsed Republican Dan Sullivan, the former Alaska attorney general, for Senate in his bid to oust Democratic Alaska Sen. Mark Begich.

Gohmert: Republicans do not have enough of a voice under Boehner

2:10 PM 03/12/2014

WASHINGTON -- Texas Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert accused House Republican leadership of not giving members of the party "enough voice."

Labrador: 2014 cannot be only about Obamacare

1:38 PM 03/12/2014

Idaho Republican Rep. Raul Labrador cautioned Republicans not to focus the November election playbook only on Obamacare, Wednesday, saying that would be a "recipe for losing."

Jolly wins election that tested Obamacare’s appeal

7:59 PM 03/11/2014

Republican David Jolly is the new congressman for Florida's 13th District.

Feinstein: CIA searched Intelligence Committee computer

11:49 AM 03/11/2014

Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday accused the CIA of illegally searching a computer used by Senate staffers to conduct an investigation into a CIA interrogation program that senators found deeply problematic.

First election of 2014 tests Obamacare

10:56 PM 03/10/2014

The 2014 elections are upon us.

Dead heat in Colorado Senate race

2:24 PM 03/10/2014

The race for the Colorado Senate seat is a dead heat between sitting Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican Rep. Cory Gardner, who made a late entry in the race, according to a poll released Monday.