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Longtime Senator Lugar trails Tea Party rival in poll

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Senator Richard Lugar, a six-term incumbent representing Indiana and a leading voice on foreign policy in Congress, trails his Tea Party-backed challenger by double-digits ahead of Tuesday's

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How White House gay marriage declarations are affecting other Democratic candidates

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(Jae C. Hong/AP)Comments made by Vice President Biden and President Obama in support of gay marriage this week are trickling down to Democrats running for office this year, placing some in an awkward

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Colombia Secret Service Prostitution Scandal Spreads to the DEA

A month after the Secret Service was rocked by allegations that agents brought prostitutes to a Colombia hotel where they were preparing for a visit by President Obama, the Drug Enforcement

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Senate toughens Iran penalties over nuke program

Intent on weakening Iran economically, the Senate on Monday approved tough new penalties on the Tehran regime to thwart its nuclear ambitions.By voice vote, the Senate backed the measure ahead of

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Joe Ricketts gave to every 2012 GOP candidate, even Gary Johnson

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Ricketts (Nati Harnik/AP)Billionaire political donor Joe Ricketts clearly has President Barack Obama in his line of fire this election season, as we learned this week.But when it comes to Ricketts

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Bill to legalize same-sex civil unions defeated in Colorado

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A same-sex civil unions bill was defeated in a Colorado legislative committee on Monday, marking the second time in a week that Republican lawmakers blocked an up-or-down vote on the issue by the

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Colorado lawmakers reach impasse on civil unions

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Chants of "shame on you" from gay rights supporters thundered through the Colorado House on Tuesday night after Republican House Speaker Frank McNulty said legislation to allow civil unions won't get

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