Washington marinates in leaks, but only lower-level officials are hit with Espionage Act cases, an attorney argues, showing a long-standing double standard when it comes to prosecution.
For Donald Trump, a presidential exploratory committee isn’t a step. It’s a phrase, a signal, a means of repeating the same teasing 'maybe I’ll run' formulation he’s used many, many times before.
The guest spot gave Cruz a chance to accomplish two tasks, one aimed at squelching a short-term PR problem, the other at establishing a persona for the longer-term run of the 2016 race.
It’s possible that Hillary Clinton may ask this particular surrogate to stop helping, at least for the moment. It’s not just that he’s made one stumble. It’s also that he’s living history, a walking, raging embodiment of all the old Clinton uproars.
President Obama said there was 'no excuse' for violent acts regarding this week's police shootings in Ferguson. But the message was delivered not from the White House, but from ABC's 'Jimmy Kimmel Live.'
If she officially runs for the White House and is not the Democratic standard-bearer, it will be the biggest nomination upset of modern times.
Reporters found that the computer server that handled Hillary Clinton’s e-mail during her tenure as secretary of State traced back to an Internet service registered to her home in Chappaqua, N.Y.
Prior to Clinton, no secretary of State used personal e-mail exclusively. At the least, the action may have violated National Archives rules that government e-mails sent from personal accounts be preserved for historical record.
When Baltimore residents talk about Barbara Mikulski, who grew up and still lives in the city, the first thing they talk about is The Road – a proposed superhighway that ran into opposition from the future senator.
Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in US history, has been a legislative force in her home state and the nation for a generation. In stepping down, she’ll create a huge political opening in a state where top-level positions are generally stable.
Did former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush impress the right-leaning crowd at CPAC, or did they boo him as a squishy RINO, a Republican-in-name-only? Or both?
Jeb Bush is a proven winner in maybe the most important swing state in the US not named 'Ohio.'
The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved the nomination of Loretta Lynch, sending it to the full Senate for consideration. The vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans voting in favor.
Let's say the obvious, which is that Trump will move to Maine and raise beets before he runs for president. It’s not happening, no way, no chance, let’s be real.
Conservative pundit Bill O'Reilly may have found an unlikely ally in left-leaning satirical news host Jon Stewart – well, sort of.
Gov. Scott Walker and the Republican National Committee are upset over the media's response to former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s comment that he doesn’t think President Obama 'loves' America.
Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald is apologizing for falsely claiming he was part of the military's elite Special Forces. The question is whether retired Special Forces members will consider his offense trivial.
President Obama evoked Harry Truman's description of the presidency as an 'enlarged governorship' during a dinner with the National Governors Association. More than a few attendees are likely hoping to prove the adage right.
This week, the New Jersey governor’s chances of sitting in the Oval Office seem to be riding a down elevator. What's behind the slide?
Mother Jones accused Bill O'Reilly of exaggerating his experience reporting from combat zones in an article published Thursday. The Fox News host has dismissed the claim, calling the author a 'liar' and a 'guttersnipe.'