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    Senior House Democrat open to GOP Obamacare fix

    Rep. Charlie Rangel, the influential New York Democrat who frequently defends Obamacare from the dais, said he is open to letting Americans shop for insurance across state lines — a key talking point for GOP lawmakers who want to repeal and replace the president's health care law with their own reforms.

  • Texas Sen. Ted Cruz returning to South Carolina

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a potential Republican presidential contender in 2016, is again visiting South Carolina.

  • Judge: Arkansas GOP can defend absentee vote law

    A judge on Monday said he'll allow the Arkansas Republican Party to help defend the state in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under the state's new voter ID law, saying he wants to resolve the case quickly as the first statewide test of the law approaches.

  • DEACE: Fear and self-loathing in the GOP

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  • Former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum responds to a question as he meets with reporters at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C., Monday, April 14, 2014. Santorum, who finished third in 2012 in the South Carolina GOP presidential primary, the first in the South, was attending several political events in the state. He said it will be next year before he makes a decision on making another run for the presidency. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

    Santorum: Security a key issue leading up to 2016

    Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Monday that foreign affairs, including the situation in the Ukraine, will be a key issue for the nation in the run up to the 2016 presidential election.

  • Medical pot measure could boost Fla. Democrats

    Tied to an unpopular president and his signature health care law, Democrats in the nation's largest swing state see medical marijuana as a potential antidote to political malaise in this year's midterm elections.

  • Pace of presidential prep picks up

    Just about everyone thinking about running for president is kicking it into gear now, slowpokes included.

  • Nevada GOP removes social issues from platform

    The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values.

  • Bachmann says she is 'going to different perch'

    Retiring U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann says she isn't going away, she's "just going to a different perch."

  • Rep. Cory Gardner delivers a speech to Republican delegates at state GOP Congress, in Boulder, Colo., Saturday April 12, 2014. Gardner is stepping down from his current House seat to challenge Democratic U.S. Senator Mark Udall in November. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

    Colorado Republicans whittle candidates

    Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner won't have a primary before taking on Democratic Sen. Mark Udall.

  • FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012, file photo, Rep. Ami Bera is seen at his campaign office in Elk Grove, Calif., before winning his election that unseated incumbent Republican Dan Lungren. Bera, a first-term Democrat in a Sacramento-area seat, is a physician who favors expanding access to health care. Yet he has been voting with the Republican majority in the House to amend or overturn parts of the federal Affordable Care Act. Bera is one of a handful of Democrats in California who represent congressional districts that are closely divided between Democrats and Republicans, after voters approved an independent redistricting process. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.

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    Heather Grant got in the U.S. Senate race following a brief military nursing career when she wasn't persuaded to support other early candidates.

  • Obama: Right to vote under threat in the US

    In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.

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