Mike Duncan of the conservative PAC American Crossroads said Friday $120 million is his group's fundraising goal for Election 2012. That's short of what Big Labor spent for Obama in 2008, he notes.
Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell told reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast that Republicans likely 'muted' their foreign policy disagreements during the Bush administration and that Obama's health-care reforms 'constitute the single worst piece of legislation' he's seen passed. He also reminded the public that pundits previously wrote off the field of GOP candidates in 1980 – including one Ronald Reagen.
Newt Gingrich said his recent campaign troubles came from consultants who wanted him to measure his words more carefully. Were they right? Or does he just need more cash?
American Crossroads, a 'super PAC' created by political mastermind Karl Rove and others, doesn't intend to back any GOP presidential candidate during the primary season, its leaders said Friday.
On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold meetings with Sens. Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell to discuss the status of the debt talks.
President Obama has increased gay rights without publicly endorsing gay marriage. Can his position on gay marriage continue 'evolving' throughout a tight campaign season?
New York gay marriage bill delays continue as Republican senators decide whether to hold a vote. One of the variables they are likely considering: the considerable influence Catholics and the Catholic Church have in state politics.
Alaska earthquake: Kenai Peninsula's emergency management director says a tsunami warning Thursday should have triggered the all-hazard sirens, but nothing went out.
After hours of debate, the Republican-controlled New York Senate put off a vote on same-sex marriage until Friday. The sticking point remains exemptions to protect religious groups from civil lawsuits if they refuse to preside over same-sex ceremonies.
The prosecution in the Casey Anthony trial had argued Casey sought information on chloroform before using it to drug her daughter. But Cindy Anthony said she searched for chloroform on the family computer.
President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner tried to have deputies hash out a grand compromise on deficit reduction and the debt limit. Now, they'll have to step in.
A Monitor staffer sees the pictures of where James 'Whitey' Bulger lived and realizes he had once asked the fugitive for a bit of advice while on vacation.
While President Obama has laid out a path for reducing US military involvement in the Afghanistan war, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the civilian surge of 1,100 engineers, aid workers, and diplomats is only now hitting top gear.
The ability that Whitey Bulger had to elude law enforcement is atypical. The longtime fugitive was arrested Wednesday in California after more than a decade on the lam.
The administration's decision to release 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is pure politics, say some. The White House says it's trying to offset a drop in Libyan light sweet crude – needed for gasoline – at the height of the summer driving season.
'We were actually pleased with what it turned out to be,' said one Connecticut teen of the future Pottermore website. Author J.K. Rowling revealed her plans for the Harry Potter fan site Thursday.
In a break with prevailing patterns on Capitol Hill, the response to President Obama’s announcement about a troop drawdown in Afghanistan is not playing out strictly along party lines.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the practice of permitting substitutes to testify about forensic evidence violates defendants’ constitutional rights to confront their accusers.
In a closely-watched case affecting data mining and physicians' privacy, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Vermont cannot stop prescription drug companies from accessing doctors' prescription histories in order to market newer, more expensive drugs.
Gen. David Petraeus is on Capitol Hill Thursday for his confirmation hearing for the CIA post. The US is moving away from his troop-heavy approach to war, including, to a degree, in Afghanistan.