A Republican and a Democratic pollster share their survey data on Walmart moms, 27 percent of registered women voters. A majority voted for Obama in 2008, then swung toward the GOP in 2010.
Ricin terror plot: Federal agents raided four men's homes Tuesday and arrested them on charges of conspiring to plan the attacks.
Herman Cain needs to end the media frenzy around the sexual harassment allegations, and fast, say political analysts. Asking that the two women be released from their confidentiality agreements might actually help him, they say.
Obama is unrelenting about touting various parts of his jobs bill. Wednesday's theme: construction jobs. But Republicans have their own job-creation ideas. If Congress eventually takes bits from both sides, where's the biggest bang for the buck?
A group of wealthy young Americans starts a social-media campaign in support of Occupy Wall Street. Its message: Tax us! But some analysts are skeptical.
Herman Cain raised $400,000 Monday, as Cain attempted to clear up confusion over his different accounts about the harassment controversy.
Oakland, Calif., is braced Wednesday for a general strike, called by Occupy Oakland. The city has seen some of the Occupy movement’s worst violence so far, but union participation in the strike may have a pacifying effect.
The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday on whether testimony from unreliable witnesses should be barred from criminal trials, or whether the trial process itself makes clear if testimony is reliable.
Specialist William Colton Millay was arrested at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Monday following an espionage investigation. Officials would not say who he was suspected of spying for or what secrets he may have obtained.
As in Arizona and Alabama, the Justice Department wants to stop an anti-illegal-immigration law from taking effect – this time in South Carolina. The stable of states challenging federal immigration authority is growing.
Chinese hackers sought to steal designs, formulas, and processes from chemical companies in the US and elsewhere, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Symantec. It's the latest example of Chinese hackers targeting a sector of the US economy.
Both the prosecution and the defense rested in the involuntary murder trial of Michael Jackson's physician as Dr. Conrad Murray declined to testify. Cross examination would have been brutal, analysts say.
Movember, in which men grow – or attempt to grow – mustaches for charity kicks off on Tuesday. The American Mustache Institute is calling for a $250 tax incentive for facial hair on the upper lip.
Two apps, available early next year, are intended to help prevent sexual assault and abuse, especially on college campuses. They won Vice President Biden's 'Apps Against Abuse' technology challenge.
In the wake of sexual harassment allegations, why are supporters standing by Herman Cain? Iowa Herman Cain supporters speak out.
Math scores inched up – barely – in the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), otherwise known as the 'nation’s report card.'
As Herman Cain's response to sexual harassment claims continues to evolve, there’s no guarantee that his popularity will slip, even now. Will his rivals be able to lure his supporters?
The administration itself has abandoned a long-term health-care provision for seniors, and the Supreme Court will decide soon whether to take up the law. Critics see beginning of the end for Obama's health-care reforms.
Dorothy Rodham, mother of US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, passed away early Tuesday morning. The former first lady discussed Dorothy Rodham on the 2008 presidential campaign trail.
First off, Occupy Wall Street protesters are older than you think. On average, for every college 'kid' there's a 40-something in mid-career. And while 60 percent voted for Obama, 73 percent are unhappy with him.