CNN's Gloria Borger looks at Rep. Eric Cantor's makeover for the GOP and the divide between the two sides of the party.
(CNN) - Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, in an exclusive television interview with CNN on Monday, denied claims that he had engaged in parties with prostitutes during trips to the Dominican Republic.
"The bottom line is all those smears are absolutely false," Menendez told CNN Chief Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash on Capitol Hill.
Lawmakers say meeting Susan Rice didn't ease concerns over the handling of the Benghazi attack. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid suffered rib and hip bruises after a vehicle collision on a Nevada highway.
(CNN) – Paul Ryan's debate preparations have involved a core team of aides, improvised sessions on his plane, and mock debates in hotels all around the country.
But one thing Ryan did not do to prepare – seek advice from the only other Republican who has faced off against Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate: Sarah Palin.
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Rep. Todd Akin defies GOP and stays in his race, compromising chances of a GOP-won Senate majority. Dana Bash reports.
Congress returns to a big list of unfinished business after a five-week recess, amid much contention. Dana Bash reports.
GOP Congressmen are scolded over a late night swim in The Sea of Galilee. CNN's Dana Bash reports.
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Washington (CNN) – Republican sources say they're in a Catch-22 situation on how to reply to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claims that GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney went 10 years without paying taxes.
They understand that they're taking Reid's bait and that responding to his unsubstantiated claims against Romney keeps alive the issue of Romney's refusing to release his tax returns.