American Legion says lawmakers using veterans as pawn in government shutdown fight
2 Iowa Republicans in adjacent US House districts symbolize national quarrel in their party
FEC wants ex-Idaho Sen. Craig to pay $140K in fines, return $217K to campaign in bathroom case
House hard-liners, backed by voters back home, stand united in showdown with Obama, Dems
Boehner says government can't reopen until Democrats address GOP concerns about "Obamacare"
Senate clears bill giving special visas to Iraqis who helped US, measure heads to Obama
Republican gubernatorial nominee Ken Cuccinelli is calling for Congress to reopen the federal government, then starve the new health reform law of funding.
Outside Democratic group airing ads blaming shutdown on House Republicans