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GOP still struggles to find immigration strategy

08/04/2014 2:30am
Republicans can't figure out what to do about illegal immigration as the 2016 presidential campaign is starting to heat up and just three months before midterm elections.

Fla. to hold special session to redrawn voting map

08/04/2014 11:00am
Florida legislators will hold a nine-day special session to redraw the state's 27 congressional districts.

US Rep. Steve Cohen challenged again in Tennessee

08/04/2014 12:31pm
When the young rappers took the stage at a campaign event four years ago and started rhyming, "Keep goin' and goin', with Steve Cohen," the bespectacled congressman shed his sports coat, started dancing slightly off-rhythm and pointed at himself with a smile.

Romney and Christie teaming up for GOP fundraiser

08/04/2014 1:03pm
The former Republican presidential nominee will team up with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for a fundraiser benefiting the New Jersey Republican Party next month, sources familiar with the plans told CNN.

Tea party-backed candidate challenging GOP primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi

08/04/2014 1:51pm
Tea party-backed candidate challenging GOP primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran in Mississippi.

Poll: Only 3% of voters think Congress is very productive

08/04/2014 2:32pm
Nearly three-fourths (74%) of registered voters said Congress has been "very unproductive" or "somewhat unproductive" this year, according to a poll released Sunday by NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist College.

Cochran foe challenges GOP Senate primary loss

08/04/2014 4:31pm
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the tea party-backed challenger who lost a primary runoff to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, has formally asked the state Republican Party to overturn the June 24 election results and declare him the winner.

Mainstream GOP fights for Michigan House seats

08/04/2014 4:31pm
Backed by outside groups and their own fortunes, two insurgent Republicans are trying to knock off a pair of incumbent House members in Tuesday's Michigan primary.

Governor makes Newtown response a campaign issue

08/04/2014 5:40pm
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is making a campaign issue of his handling of the 2012 mass school shooting in Newtown, using it as he seeks a second term to highlight his leadership during difficult times.

Chaffetz guides Maryland Democrat on tour of Utah lands

08/04/2014 6:49pm
One of the leading Democrats in Congress, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., visited Utah at the invitation of Rep. Jason Chaffetz to learn about Western land issues and participate in a roundtable discussion in Moab. The two toured Arches National Park.