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Crotch Shots :: Why Do Men Tweet and Text Their Junk?

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Jun 8, 2011
Gay and straight, Republican (Christopher Lee) or Democrat (Anthony Weiner), what drives men to show off the goods, whether through low-tech or hi-tech means?

Sen. Brown reveals he was sexually abused as child

By Andrew Miga | Thursday Feb 17, 2011
Sen. Scott Brown has revealed he was sexually abused as a child several times by a camp counselor and was physically abused by a stepfather.

Progressives and Civil Rights Groups March on Washington, Vowing to "Take Back the Country"

By PHILIP ELLIOTT | Sunday Oct 3, 2010
Tapping into anger as the tea party movement has done, a coalition of progressive and civil rights groups marched by the thousands Saturday on the Lincoln Memorial and pledged to support Democrats struggling to keep power on Capitol Hill.

Gay Congressional Candidates Draw Interest - and Hope

By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Wednesday Sep 15, 2010
Laure Rondeau, an 82-year-old Catholic, supports Providence Mayor David Cicilline for Congress because he wants to get the troops out of Afghanistan and says Washington is losing sight of what’s happening to regular people.

Tea party or establishment, GOP looks for gains

By David Espo | Monday Sep 6, 2010
In the turbulent year of the tea party, Republican Rep. Mike Castle of Delaware set out to jangle no nerves as he ran for a Senate seat long held by Vice President Joseph Biden. It’s the way Republican strategists originally envisioned 2010, a roster of seasoned politicians pointing the party toward significant gains in the Senate.

Facebook Takes Over DC

Friday Sep 3, 2010
On this weeks’ "Unplugged Under 40" CBS News’ Kaylee Hartung looks at the impact of Facebook on Washington’s heaviest hitters.

iCampaigning? Candidates turning to phone apps

By Kate Brumback | Monday Jun 21, 2010
Running for office? You can make an app for that.

Growing number of LGBT candidates seek political office in 2010

By Joe Siegel | Thursday May 13, 2010
Massachusetts lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Richard Tisei is among the growing number of LGBTs seeking political office in 2010.

Palin paid $1.25M for book by time she left office

By Rachel D’Oro | Wednesday Oct 28, 2009
Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin reported Tuesday that she has received at least $1.25 million for her hugely anticipated upcoming memoir "Going Rogue."

NJ city councilman: Sex was last thing on my mind

By Wayne Parry | Monday Oct 19, 2009
Eugene Robinson said sex was the last thing on his mind as he drove the pretty young woman who had asked for a ride to her motel.