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GOP Surge: Republicans Seize Control of Senate

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas and Nancy Benac | Nov 5
America awoke to a new political dynamic Wednesday with sharper dividing lines in an already divided government, forcing President Barack Obama to recalibrate his approach and giving Republican leaders in Congress new muscle to check him.

GOP's Big Election Night Fuels Shift Toward 2016

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Will Weissert | Nov 5
Even before the polls had closed on Election Day, Republicans had shifted their focus to 2016 and the party's top target: Hillary Rodham Clinton. And by the end of the night, the GOP had claimed victories in Senate contests and governor races.

SC Republican Calls Gays 'Gremlins' in Facebook Rant

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 21
A congressional Republican candidate from South Carolina is making headlines Tuesday after he called same-sex couples "gremlins" in a recent Facebook post.

Huckabee: Stop Coddling the Gays, Or I'll Leave the GOP

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 11
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has laid it on the line: Stop accepting gay marriage and abortion, or he will leave the GOP. Good luck getting rid of him!

Judge in NC Gay Marriage Case Denies GOP Delay

NATIONAL | By Michael Biesecker | Oct 10
A federal judge overseeing a pair of challenges to North Carolina's gay marriage ban denied a motion late Thursday from lawyers for Republican legislative leaders seeking more than a weeklong delay in the case.

Fight or Flee? GOP Grappling with Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples | Oct 7
It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy.

Fight or Flee? GOP Grappling With Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Steve Peoples and Ken Thomas | Oct 7
It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy.

Speaker Boehner Backing Openly Gay Republican Candidates

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 7
After promising last year that he would support openly gay Republican candidates, Speaker John Boehner is following through by backing Carl DeMaio and Richard Tisei.

Poll: GOP OK With Gay Candidate, Not OK With Gay Children

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 19
A new poll found that the Republican Party would be fine with voting for an openly gay candidate but that most would have an issue with one of their family members coming out as gay.

Suing Obama: GOP-Led House Gives the Go-Ahead

POLITICS | By Alan Fram | Jul 31
A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority.

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