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Sen. Brown reveals he was sexually abused as child

NATIONAL | By Andrew Miga | Feb 17
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"

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

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

NATIONAL | By David Espo | Sep 6
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

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

PERSONAL TECH | By Kate Brumback | Jun 21
Running for office? You can make an app for that.

Growing number of LGBT candidates seek political office in 2010

NATIONAL | By Joe Siegel | May 13
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

CELEBRITIES | By Rachel D’Oro | Oct 28
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

NATIONAL | By Wayne Parry | Oct 19
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.

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