Washington (CNN) - Rep. Trey Radel is due in D.C. superior court Wednesday, charged with misdemeanor cocaine possession after an October 29 arrest, according to court documents.
The 37 year-old Florida Republican is serving his first term in Congress after winning office last November.
(CNN) - The National Republican Senatorial Committee said it took disciplinary action after a staffer tweeted a link about Alison Lundergan Grimes that her campaign called sexist.
The link directed readers to a blog post titled "Grimes Is The New 'Obama Girl'?" on the website, BluegrassBulletin.com.
(CNN) - Texas state Sen. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis continues to support women's abortion rights but she wants to reduce the number of abortions, she told a CNN affiliate Monday.
"The goal that we should have is that we see zero abortions," Davis told KGBT. "But in order to achieve that goal we have to make sure that women are receiving the kind of healthcare and planning that they deserve."
Updated 11:26 a.m. ET, 11/19/13
(CNN) - Virginia state Sen. Creigh Deeds was hospitalized for "serious injuries" after an assault Tuesday morning at his house in Bath County, where a second individual was found dead, Virginia state police said.
Deeds was flown to the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville, where he remains in critical condition, according to spokesperson Angela Taylor.
Taylor could not provide additional details.
(CNN) - Amid the political divisiveness in Washington, two U.S. senators from North Dakota recited the Gettysburg Address together in a show of bipartisanship to honor the famed speech in light of its 150th anniversary on Tuesday.
In a video posted on YouTube, GOP Sen. John Hoeven and Democrat Heidi Heitkamp recited Abraham Lincoln's historic address for the Learn the Address project, an initiative started by filmmaker Ken Burns.
(CNN) - As 2016 chatter heats up, two political insiders spill their potential picks for their respective party's presidential nominee.
CNN political commentator and Democratic strategist Donna Brazile said if Hillary Clinton doesn't run, Vice President Joe Biden might just take the cake.
(CNN) - Former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin met with conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh Monday, according to a post on Palin's Facebook page.
"Mega dittos from the EIB network headquarters in Florida!" the former Alaska Gov. wrote of her visit to Limbaugh's radio network. "Got to meet one of my heroes today, Rush Limbaugh. As I've said many times, I was a ditto-head before ditto-head was cool!"
(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden expressed confidence Monday that the administration is going to fix the embattled federal healthcare website.
"The truth is, we're going to fix it," Biden said at Ellington Field airport in Houston, speaking to volunteers working to help people enroll in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
"God willing," he added later.
(CNN) - Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley paid a visit to the White House Monday, even if it was just a film set.
O'Malley was touring the Annapolis, Maryland set of the HBO series "Veep," where he took a photo with show star Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays a bumbling U.S. Vice President.
— Martin O'Malley (@GovernorOMalley) November 18, 2013
(CNN) - Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) spoke of his "horrible loss" eight days ago when his son died in a plane crash earlier this month.
The Oklahoma Republican addressed the Senate floor Monday, thanking the Senate chaplain, Berry Black, and Majority Leader Harry Reid for their kind words following the incident.