@POTUS is drawing lots of nasty, sometimes racist, comments in its first week. But much of the anger is ideological, reflecting an increasingly polarized view of the presidency.
The number of GOP presidential hopefuls, combined with just-announced rules, may turn the initial debates into an elbows-out scrabble, at least for those near the bottom of the polls.
Hillary Clinton has taken a beating in the polls on e-mails and donations. So far, the controversies are peeling away Republicans who likely would have returned to their own party.
Some of the most visible progressives in the US think now is the time to pull policy in general, and the Democratic Party in particular, more toward their side of the political spectrum.
Seymour Hersh's counter-narrative of the death of Osama bin Laden has put the White House on the defensive. But is there any truth to it?
The British wanted to declare victory on May 7. The Russians would wait until May 9. The difficulties with Churchill and the Russians were 'exasperating,' Truman would later write. But on May 8, he said: 'This is a solemn but glorious hour.'
Most states appear to have fallen into predictable voting patterns in presidential elections. These patterns favor Democrats. Republicans' only hope is ... Florida. Calling Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio.
Mike Huckabee, who announced his presidential candidacy Tuesday, has a genius for expressing Evangelicals' positions on social issues with direct and compelling language.
He’s a successful African-American who rose from poverty to the heights of US medicine. On the other hand, you never really know what he’s going to say.
As the only woman in the Republican race and a former business leader, Fiorina presents an intriguing alternative to Hillary Clinton as far as some GOP leaders are concerned.
Reports of the appearance of conflict of interest between her role as secretary of State and foreign donations to her family foundation have generated lots of headlines in recent days.
Here’s a problem for Clinton 2016: Republicans aren’t the only ones troubled by the specifics of these charges.
Jeb Bush appears set to turn over some key campaign functions to the 'Right to Rise' super PAC. A bold move, considering the candidate will not be legally allowed to interact with the organization.
What Sen. Marco Rubio wants to see is enough of a boost from his presidential campaign announcement to put him consistently with Jeb Bush and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in the top tier.
Progressives saw O’Malley’s jab about Clinton changing her mind on gay marriage and immigration as a reminder to not take their votes for granted. Conservatives welcomed the comparison of Clinton as the 'Democratic Party's Mitt Romney.'