An ad by long-shot Senate candidate Allen Weh of New Mexico shows the knife-wielding killer of American journalist James Foley. Democrats are crying foul, but the ad may be smart politics.
Since 1998, the more voters disapprove of Congress, the greater the turnout in midterms, Gallup finds. So with Congress's job approval in the dumps, this could be a banner year. But which party benefits?
Other presidents – especially George W. Bush – have left vacation to attend to business at the White House or elsewhere. But Obama's two-day diversion to Washington for 'meetings' is unusual.
Everybody needs downtime – even presidents. But President Obama is still taking grief for his 'working vacation' on Martha's Vineyard. And it all comes down to one specific activity.
Actually, a speechwriter did, but President Obama approved it personally. When does a celebrity earn a message of presidential condolence? The record is murky.
Mitt Romney and his top advisers are adamant: He won't run for president in 2016. But draft efforts by serious players – including the chairman of the Utah GOP – are picking up momentum.
Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts (R) faces an unusual challenger in Tuesday's GOP primary: a distant cousin of President Obama's. Here's how they're related.