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  • State of the Race: The campaign for Pennsylvania's US seat 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 10:49 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Democrats can expect to decide a primary contest in nine months to see who will challenge U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who is seeking his second six-year term in the 2016 election. The seat is expected to be crucial to determining control of the U.S. Senate, and Democrats hope their four-to-three registration advantage in Pennsylvania and heightened voter interest in the presidential election will deliver a victory to their eventual nominee. Here is a look at the race and the candidates:

  • Lieberman, in retirement, lobbies against Iran nuclear deal 
    Updated: Jul-26-15 10:37 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, who staked his Senate career on a tough U.S. response to terrorism following the 9/11 attacks, has emerged from retirement to again jump into the fray.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Senator refers to 'idiot inner-city kids' 
    Updated: Jul-23-15 4:29 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, in criticizing liberals on school choice, referred to "idiot inner-city kids."

  • Inslee to give speech at climate summit in Canada 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 2:16 pm

    OLYMPIA, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee will be briefly heading to Canada this week to speak at the Climate Summit of the Americas.