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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich on Wednesday declined to ask the Justice Department to release thousands of records from the House Ethics Committee's investigation into his conduct as speaker in the 1990s.
Latest polls show flagging favorability for former House speaker.
WASHINGTON (AP) — TITLE: "Rombo"
TIOGA, N.D. (AP) — Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has been spending plenty of time in oil country lately, prospecting for GOP votes — and money.
WASHINGTON (AP) — TITLE: "Growing Up."
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, facing a Democratic recall effort for his attempts to curb union rights, has given President Barack Obama a friendly tarmac welcome in Milwaukee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Cuban-born judge to serve on the Atlanta-based U.S. appellate court was confirmed Wednesday by an overwhelming margin that said much about the way the Senate operates these days.
The obsession with earmarks obscures the real, and far more serious scandals of the political system.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans on Wednesday vowed to block the Obama administration from sharply cutting the U.S. nuclear force, calling potential reductions of as much as 80 percent in the number of deployed weapons "reckless lunacy."
The Santorum campaign uses Mitt Romney's negative tactics against him.