Historically, the NRA has overwhelmingly supported Republicans. But Democrats began backing many pro-gun House candidates in 2006, and now the NRA is coming to their defense.
Christine O'Donnell, Delaware's Republican Senate nominee, has rolled out a tough message with a soft facade in her new campaign ad.
Donald Trump, in Scotland to accept an honorary degree, said he had no interest in running for president 'until recently.' The US would do 'unbelievably well' with 'proper leadership,' Donald Trump said.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates says he works well with new National Security Adviser Tom Donilon. But reports suggest there has been friction between Donilon and the Pentagon in the past.
Sarah Palin is set to appear at a GOP fundraiser two weeks ahead of the Nov 2. election, but neither Meg Whitman nor Carly Fiorina – both big-name Republicans – is planning to attend.
The Hatch Act prohibits almost all federal employees in the executive branch from being political candidates. Here's how the law came to pass in 1939.
Brett Favre and new Viking teammate Randy Moss are trying to get their timing down before Monday night's showdown with the Jets. In addition, the married quarterback allegedly engaged in some inappropriate behavior with a female reporter back in 2008 and may have problems with his elbow.
The suicide of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi has brought more attention to cyberbullying. A new study examines the scale of cyberbullying among US teens.
Imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his long and nonviolent struggle for human rights in his country. Here is a list of the past 10 Nobel Peace Prize winners and why the committee chose them.
Recent polls had shown Jerry Brown opening a slight lead over Meg Whitman. Putting him on the defensive could give her a boost.
John Lennon: FBI agents removed the fingerprints on Wednesday from the store, called Gotta Have It!
Food stamps: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that they are seeking permission from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which administers the nation's food stamp program, to add sugary drinks to the list of prohibited goods for city residents receiving assistance.
The Arizona tornado damaged about 200 homes in the small town of several hundred residents, and 33 homes were destroyed or uninhabitable, Coconino County Sheriff's spokesman Gerry Blair said.
A Senate investigation finds that Pentagon contractors in Afghanistan are inadvertently helping the Taliban and becoming ensnared in the turf wars of local warlords.
Some Middle East experts are questioning the Obama administration’s approach, saying that the juicy carrots the US is offering may not get it where it wants to go.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday honored Victor Perez, the man behind the improbable car chase that resulted in the recovery of an 8-year-old girl abducted in Fresno, Calif. 'This guy is a true action hero,' said the governor. Here is his story and the stories of three other everyday heroes who responded to trying circumstances with extraordinary grace or courage.
The White House holds its second nontelevised press briefing in as many days, and reporters note a less confrontational tone.
An eyewitness corroborated part of Tiffany Hartley's story about a Mexican 'pirate' attack that killed her husband, David Hartley, on Falcon Lake last week. But not all doubts have been erased.
At a Sept. 29 Monitor breakfast, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Mike Mullen discussed increased pressure to cut the defense budget, US strategy in the Afghanistan war, and the impact of extended deployments on troops and their families.
Christine O'Donnell, and her "I'm not a witch" campaign, is doing so well that it indicates Republicans can do no wrong with American voters, according to Stewart.