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  • Voting has already begun in North Carolina

    There are only 50 days left until this year's midterm elections -- but voting has already begun in some states.

  • How the GOP got this way

    Today's Republicans are largely united in opposition to the policies of the Obama administration, but they disagree on tactics.

  • VIDEO: An in-depth look at where immigration stands on Capitol Hill

    Washington Examiner's chief congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio discusses in-depth where the issue of immigration stands with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

  • Team Obama copied Amazon for fundraising

    The Obama re-election committee cribbed from Amazon for fundraising help, hoping to make donating so easy that if "people tripped and hit their head on the computer, they'd give us money by mistake," said a former official.

  • Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

    Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.

  • Afghanistan's Abdullah rejects election outcome

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said Monday that he will not accept the expected official results of the election, breaking a pledge he made to the U.S. secretary of state and injecting new tension into an already drawn-out political process. Appearing...

  • Hillary Clinton records robocalls for New York candidate

    The former New York senator and secretary of state has recorded a robocall for Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

  • Ex-Im Bank may be saved by the bell

    Though many Republicans disapprove of the Ex-Im Bank, it may get a short-term reauthorization as lawmakers hit the campaign trail.

  • Judge orders ballot tool to help blind in Maryland

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland has failed to ensure the rights of blind and disabled people to vote privately and independently and must implement an online ballot-marking tool for November's elections, a federal judge ruled Thursday. In a case that could have ramifications for how other states...

  • Our next president should be chosen by qualifications, not demographic

    Since Obama won two presidential elections, chances are that some of those who now "strongly disapprove" of what he has done voted to put him in office. We all make mistakes, but the real question is whether we learn from them.

  • Senate battlegrounds suck up ad money

    More than two-thirds of the money spent on Senate TV ads so far this cycle has been in just nine battleground states, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of data provided by Kantar Media/CMAG, a media tracking service.

  • China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader

    BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a long-threatened mass occupation of the heart...

  • GOP: Obama only interested in 'playing pool, drinking beers'

    The GOP is charging that President Obama's photo ops at blue collar bars and pool halls have done little to help the unemployment and weak economy slamming Middle America.

  • Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights

    A Washington Examiner analysis of congressional spending accounts found millions of tax dollars being spent on what amounts to free advertising for House members.

  • WEX BackStory: A 'Big Data' battle in the voter turnout war

    Republicans and Democrats are spending tens of million dollars on polling, research and new technology, all in an effort to get you out to the polls.



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