Obama won Nevada handily in 2008 – and captured 78 percent of the Latino vote. But in 2012 Nevada will be a battleground. Republicans see an opening, because the poor economy has hit minority groups hard.
To combat discontent with the political climate, Americans Elect aims to put the first directly nominated nonpartisan presidential candidate on the ballot, decided by an online convention.
UC Berkeley shooting: an armed man at an Occupy Cal protest was shot by UC Berkeley police but the event and the man's intentions cast a shadow over campus life and the protest.
Zuccotti Park has been re-occupied by protestors but was the court's ruling constitutional? Experts say yes.
The campaign to recall Wisconsin's governor began Tuesday in earnest. A major supporter of the effort is a super PAC, a political entity that allows unlimited sums of money to flow into politics.
The latest poll of likely voters in the Iowa caucuses shows significant resistance to Mitt Romney, but no one candidate is taking advantage. That means Romney could pull off an unlikely victory.
A New York State judge ruled Tuesday that OWS protesters can return to Zuccotti Park – but not with their tents, tarps and generators. Does this mean the Occupy movement is dead?
Jerry Sandusky might only have hurt himself in the court of public opinion by giving an interview to Bob Costas Monday. Lawyers say the interview was a risky bid to clear Sandusky's name.
Tough economic times mean that people are staying put, as indicated in a new Census Bureau report Tuesday.
The Fresh Air Fund, in New York, says at least one child stayed in former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's home. Sandusky also met children through The Second Mile, a nonprofit for disadvantaged youth, which he founded.
At a time when half of marriages end in divorce, it may be that GOP hopeful Newt Gingrich can overcome his checkered marital history of infidelity and divorce. Or not.
Rick Perry's bold new plan proposes major reform to every branch of government. For example, he would make serving in Congress a part-time job. And cut the salary in half too.
Fire Island was hit by a large fire that engulfed an entertainment complex there. Fire Island is just south of New York's Long Island.
Without land to 'occupy,' as even friendly mayors in cities like Oakland and New York move to close encampments such as the one at Zuccotti Park, what remains of the OWS movement?
Clean Out Fridge Day is celebrated on Nov. 15. But what's the genesis of Clean Out Fridge Day?
The deficit-reduction 'super committee' has nine days to get the nation’s fiscal house in order. The closed-door sessions have produced a surprise – the revival of a nearly defunct bipartisan center.
Some constituents are growing edgy about the uncertainty surrounding the political career of Gabby Giffords, and potential challengers are beginning to set eyes on the 2012 election.
Whether Occupy Wall Street protesters can reestablish their encampment in Zuccotti Park is the topic of a court hearing Tuesday. New York police cleared the park overnight, amid health and safety concerns.
Joe Frazier funeral: Former boxing champions paid their respects to Frazier in Philadelphia on Monday. Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes both attended the Joe Frazier funeral.
Democrat Nancy Pelosi was put in the spotlight by a '60 Minutes' report on insider trading by Congress. What do Nancy Pelosi's purchases of Visa stock show?