Wendy Davis, the Texas state senator famous for her 13-hour filibuster over abortion rights, spoke at the National Press Club in Washington. The Democrat sounded like a possible candidate for governor.
By 'hottest,' a new Quinnipiac poll means most likely to generate warm and fuzzy feelings from respondents. High score for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is something of a surprise, pollsters say.
Mitch McConnell is striking early at tea party rival Matt Bevin, who scored points of his own at Kentucky's storied Fancy Farms political picnic this weekend. Facing a two-front race, the senator is out to avoid being squeezed by both sides.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) is making noises about running for president. There are two reasons to do that – even if Hillary Clinton runs, too. And maybe she won’t even run.
Rep. Paul Ryan said Sunday that he opposes a government shutdown to stop the implementation of Obamacare. But Sen. Ted Cruz and others in the GOP might be using a different calculus.
Mass shootings by mentally unstable people have focused attention on the inadequacies of the US mental health care system, in which less than half of the seriously ill can get treatment.