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2010 Congressional Elections

Mr. Smith Has Come to Washington, Now What?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

The new Congress has an unprecedented number of first-time members, thanks to the Tea Party, and half of these (around 45, I believe) have never held ...

The Top 10 Political Cliches About Small Business (PHOTOS)

Tim Berry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tim Berry

As the November 2nd elections near, every politician is suddenly small business' best friend. Every problem in small business is caused by the opposin...

Traficant Won't Say If He'll Run For Congress In Ohio

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND — A deadline to run in Ohio's congressional Democratic primary came and went with no word from U.S. Rep. James Traficant, a former con...

Steve Buyer, Indiana Congressman, Expected To Announce Retirement

Hotline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An Indianapolis TV station reports this a.m. that Rep. Steve Buyer (R-IN) will announce his retirement at a presser today. The report said Buyer will...

House GOP Retirements Mount

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The decision by South Carolina Rep. Henry Brown to retire brings Republican retirements to 14, a number that, if it continues to rise in the coming mo...

Short-Term Deliverables

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

The generic Congressional polling numbers are in a statistical dead heat, and Democratic base voter enthusiasm is trending down. But, there is no reason for the party to panic, yet.

Pelosi: Democrats Facing Toughest Midterms Ever

The Hill's Blog Briefing Room | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2010 congressional elections will be the "toughest midterm elections Democrats have ever faced," Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) acknowledged toda...