Hillary Clinton, in Jordan, expresses confidence in Abbas and Netanyahu, but analysts warn of risks to US if talks falter. Israel is still resisting pressure to extend moratorium on settlement construction.
The PAC for the Tea Party Express gave $237,000 to the Christine O'Donnell campaign in the days leading up to the GOP Senate primary. One fierce dude can be counted among its donors.
Democrats will be fortunate not to lose at least one house of Congress in Election 2010. But beyond that, major uncertainties remain, and in fact may be increasing.
FDR won support with his radio chats, and Kennedy took to TV. Now 'tea party' groups are tapping Twitter.
US poverty rate hit 14.3 percent last year, up from 13.2 percent in 2008. The jump bring the number of the poor to its highest level since 1959, five years before the Johnson-era War on Poverty.
Doughoregan Manor, in Howard County, is the ancestral Maryland home of Charles Carroll – the longest-lived and last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence. Efforts are afoot to help his descendants with the costs of keeping up the property.
CEOs are launching a new nonprofit initiative, Change the Equation, which will expand privately funded projects to 100 communities in need of better math and science education. Obama is making this announcement Thursday.
President Obama's missing wedding ring stirs 'dumb' media coverage, triggers Tonight Show jokes. Jay Leno also pokes fun at California campaign ads portraying Nancy Pelosi as Wizard of Oz character.
President Obama on Thursday again stressed his commitment to double US exports in five years and, thus, create 2 million jobs. Is a tougher stance toward China part of his plan?
Christine O'Donnell was a surprise win in Delaware’s GOP Senate primary. Now, Republicans from all over are rushing to close ranks and support her.
Staff Sgt. Salvatore Giunta is the first living soldier from the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan to be chosen to receive the Medal of Honor. Here's his story of what happened that day in Afghanistan.
Christine O'Donnell's victory Tuesday prompted Bush adviser Karl Rove, who is trying to fashion GOP majorities in Congress, to say of her general election prospects, "This is not a race we're going to be able to win."
A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor President Obama's plan to raise taxes on the rich. But by a 46 percent to 41 percent margin, people want Republicans steering the economy.
Political dispatches via Twitter emerged in 2008, but it's a whole different animal today. Campaigns of tea party candidates, especially, have made effective use of the 'attack tweet' to rouse followers.
GOP chairman Michael Steele wants to oust Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' But some in his own party are gunning for Steele's job too.
Former President Bill Clinton found himself tossed between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman this week. Clinton endorsed Brown, but how the candidates respond could have more of an impact.
The nomination of Kelly Ayotte for a US Senate seat from New Hampshire is good news for the Republican Party establishment, given these 'tea party' times.
US troops involuntarily kept in the military after 9/11 are eligible for special compensation. More than half of the $534 million in 'stop loss' funds has not been claimed – and the deadline looms.
In a stinging loss for the GOP, Michael Castle lost to Christine O'Donnell in Senate primary race. Now, state Republicans face a common problem in this primary election season: reconciling with a 'tea party'-backed candidate for the general election.
Stephen Colbert rode to Joe Biden's rescue, who faced PETA's wrath for serving hot dogs to American troops. Meanwhile, Jon Stewart says if this is the "Summer of Recovery," the US should prepare to subsist on Ramen this fall.