Among likely voters, the Republican advantage for this election is at least 13 percentage points, says a new Gallup poll. That's higher than the three-point GOP edge among registered voters.
Community colleges are the focus of a White House summit Tuesday in Washington. The Obama administration is looking to several national businesses to assist future employees coming out of community colleges find jobs.
The alleged shooting of a US boater by Mexican pirates on Falcon Lake, which straddles the Texas-Mexico border, is raising fears about spillover drug violence from Mexico into the US.
On Monday, Stephen Colbert signed off on "The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids." Propaganda or filling a gap in the conservative curriculum?
Her new TV ad proclaiming 'I am not a witch' is a bid to regain control of her image in Delaware's Senate race. But Christine O'Donnell's real task is to convince voters she shares their concerns.
White House solar panels: The solar panels are to be installed by spring 2011, and will heat water for the first family and supply some electricity.
In Monday's debate, the two leading candidates in the Connecticut Senate race – Democrat Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon – accused each other of lying to voters in their TV ads.
Christine O'Donnell, the Republican Senate candidate in Delaware, in her first TV ad since winning the primary, pokes fun at comments she made during a 1999 late-night talk show that she dabbled in witchcraft as a teenager.
When the Blagojevich retrial begins a month before Chicago's mayoral election, Rahm Emanuel's name is expected to appear prominently in testimony. That's posing a problem for his image-makers.
The California state budget accord to be voted on Friday relies on $5 billion in federal money, $10 billion in Wall Street loans, and some pretty big assumptions, say some political observers.
The Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are drawing closer to the institutions they love to mock. President Obama even gave a nod to their upcoming rallies in Washington. When that happens, they need to retreat, analysts advise.
You have booked tickets for the Paris International Photo Fair or perhaps your son is already in Berlin studying German. Now that the US State Department has issued a “travel advisory” for Europe, what should you do? Cancel the trip? Bring junior home? Professional travel advisers say it is too soon to hit the panic button. Here are eight things you can consider doing:
It's awkward when the spokesman is the story. But White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs insisted at the daily briefing Monday that there was no story, for now.
Many voters don't tune into the campaigns until debate season, which this week includes clashes in four 2010 Senate races: Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Although in vitro fertilization has brought joy to many families, the Nobel Prize for its co-developer is also a reminder of the bioethical questions raised by IVF technology.
Iran officials said a leak at the Bushehr nuclear power plant will prevent it from beginning operation this year. The delay comes as experts suggest the facility might have been targeted by a foreign government using the Stuxnet computer worm.
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take the case of a Texas businessman who says a 1988 Oldsmobile in front of his store is art, not subject to a city junk-vehicle ordinance.
Congress is considering legislation that would punish China for devaluing its currency, a policy the Obama administration regards as hindering US jobs growth. But some say protectionism is even more costly.
Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker's audience: the people who would feel more comfortable at Jon Stewart's million moderate march than watching Bill O'Reilly on Fox News Channel or Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.
Ryder Cup play doesn't get much more exciting as the Americans won seven singles matches on Monday. The competition came down to the 17th hole in the final match before Europe could reclaim the Ryder Cup.