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Outside cash tilts Senate contests

Some Democrats see edge narrow

Subscriber onlyDemocrats in races that will help determine control of the U.S. Senate are rapidly burning through their campaign cash, whittling away their financial advantage over Republican opponents as they fend off attacks from conservative groups, according to figures released through Friday. Continue reading...

Sebelius resigning after rocky health-care law rollout

A White House official says Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration. Continue reading...

Senate blocks wage-gap bill

Measure election-year ploy by Democrats, GOP asserts

Subscriber onlySenate Republicans on Wednesday blocked legislation meant to close the pay gap between men and women, framing an election-year fight between the parties over whose policies are friendlier to women. Continue reading...