Nov 21, 2012 — Election-related lawsuits have more than doubled since 2000. There has been at least one post-election litigation in every general or midterm election since 2000, with the exception of 2002. Legal experts blame the flawed election process and the fact that voters don't like their candidates to concede.
Apr 23, 2012 — Pennsylvania has a long history of electing Republicans to the Senate. Since 1962, the GOP candidate has lost just twice. But Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat seeking a second term, is a clear favorite for re-election.
Jan 5, 2011 — Though Nancy Pelosi was warmly greeted, it was the GOP's Allen West who drew the most attention. The new congressman was the first black Republican in the caucus since 1997.
Jan 4, 2011 — Tim Scott is the likelier of two new blacks in the House GOP to have good ties with black Democrats, an expert said. Even though he represents a more conservative district, Scott of South Carolina is more moderate than Allen West of Florida.
Nov 11, 2010 — The controversial Laura Kaufman said she wouldn't be used in an "electronic lynching" of West. A violent threat on Wednesday related to Kaufman led to the lockdown of Broward County schools in South Florida.
Nov 10, 2010 — Political independents like those who voted for West, tend not to like nasty, partisan political attacks. Comments like those by his newly named chief of staff could hurt him with those voters who helped get him elected.