Yesterday, at age 82, Arlen Specter died from complications with cancer -- something he'd bested for seven years.
Jason Horowitz writes a fun piece about the Romney campaign's love of Marriott that begs a question: How is campaign embed spending different than setting money on fire?
One day before the next debate, where a town hall questioner might bring it up, the father of murdered Libya ambassador Chris Stevens tells everybody to cool it.
Tommy Thompson's campaign has been limiting reporters' access to events recently, so I'm going to interpret this Democratic tracker video as proof of karma.
Jason Thompson, the son of former Gov. Tommy Thompson, was caught on video Sunday suggesting at a Republican event that voters this fall could send President Barack Obama back "to Kenya."
John Bohrer tells the secret history of George Romney.
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