Spin and overstatement have long been a part of political rhetoric. But this year is pushing fact-checkers into overdrive. And that's not all bad.
Even before the GOP-led House report on Benghazi, Hillary Clinton's biggest critics were shifting their attention to her emails. But the report gives them a fresh rallying point.
A focus group of working-class voters in western Pennsylvania reveals concerns about Hillary Clinton's gender. This may signal an opening for Donald Trump in a key state.
The underdog movement to remove Britain from the European Union echoed the rhetoric of Donald Trump in many ways, and that is instructive.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for reelection boosts the Republicans' chances of holding onto the Senate. But Senator Rubio is not a shoo-in.
Vice President Joe Biden and Senator McCain, who won an award for civility this week, give a poignant picture of how Washington can work.
Bernie Sanders says he will work with Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump. That's important. The Sanders wing retains immense clout on the left.
In a politically polarized America, her quest for the presidency has brought strong support and opposition. But Hillary Clinton breaks a barrier in becoming the first woman presidential nominee of a major party.
First as a New York Senate candidate and now preparing to face Donald Trump for the presidency, Hillary Clinton has evolved as a politician.
At a historic Russian resort, where Leonid Brezhnev once shot a wild boar for Henry Kissinger, Americans and Russians address deepening tensions.
The onetime GOP presidential candidate, a promoter of economic nationalism, sealing the border, and isolationism, says 'everything we predicted has come to pass.'
Donald Trump and Paul Ryan are clashing over much more than style. They're clashing over two different views of American conservatism.
President Obama riffed on Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Ted Cruz, and of course Donald Trump in his final appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Even 24 hours ago, there was the faintest hope he could be the nominee. Now, Bernie Sanders is shifting gears.
Some party leaders sound resigned to a Donald Trump nomination, others hopeful. Either way, Mr. Trump still has work to do.
After Thursday's raucous Democratic debate, questions arise over how long the Democratic nomination fight will last – and whether the losers' supporters will back the winner.
President Obama's job approval numbers have risen steadily all year, a potential boon to the Democrats in November. Maybe he can thank the wild race to replace him.
He's only now getting up to speed on the arcane rules. But he's way behind. The uproar could feed concerns about a loss of faith in the American political system.
Wisconsin Democrats say Bernie Sanders would make a better commander in chief than Hillary Clinton. That shows the downside of her extensive record.
The Wisconsin GOP primary suggests that, no matter what the Republicans do from here on out, they will anger some major faction of a fractured party.
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