(CNN) - Rep. Charles Boustany defeated Rep. Jeff Landry in the final unsettled U.S. House race of the 2012 campaign on Saturday, according to unofficial election results from the Louisiana secretary of state.
The 2010 census cost Louisiana a seat, and redistricting led to the two Republican incumbents facing off in a head-to-head bid for re-election.
(CNN) - Pin it up under home decor, food, or even pets: The White House is now on Pinterest.
"Whitehouse44" is the latest user of the social networking site, which lets users post and categorize their favorite recipes, outfits, photographs, memes and do-it-yourself projects.
(CNN) - Three Republican lawmakers who say they were removed from committee assignments without explanation fired off a letter to House Speaker John Boehner on Friday demanding answers.
"After learning of our removal, it came to our attention that a scorecard was presented to the Steering Committee to make the case for our removal from those committees," the freshmen lawmakers wrote.
(CNN) - What do Americans want, and what don't they want, in a deal to avert the fiscal cliff? CNN Political Paul Steinhauser looks at that, and at just how optimistic Americans are a deal will be reached this year.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama and Sen. Marco Rubio addressed the importance of the middle class during their weekly addresses Saturday, but each offered different prescriptions for prosperity.
Obama urged Congress to pass his plan for deficit reduction, which includes an extension of the Bush-era tax breaks for middle-income earners.