The Center for American Progress, a liberal think tank, found that 54 percent of Americans polled say the 17-year-old 'don't ask, don't tell' law that forbids openly homosexual men and women from serving in the military should be reversed.
On the eve of next week's televised healthcare summit, President Obama and Democrats have no choice except to press ahead on reform, said Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg Wednesday at a Monitor breakfast.
With the announcement that Sen. Evan Bayh is not running for reelection, the GOP has a good shot at taking over yet another Senate seat from Democrats in the November midterms.
Fiscal watchdogs are skeptical of Obama's move to give US loan guarantees for the construction of nuclear power plants, citing risk of default. Wall Street, too, has been reluctant to invest. Might that change now?
On the night of Scott Brown's historic upset to win the Massachusetts senate seat, he challenged President Obama to a basketball game.
The Obama administration on Tuesday asked US clothing companies to source 1 percent of their production from Haiti. The 'Plus One' effort is designed to help the earthquake-ravaged country get back on its feet.
In announcing $8.3 billion in loan guarantees for the first new nuclear reactors in the US in 30 years, Obama is setting the stage for a nuclear power comeback. But many challenges lie ahead.
Sunday's church shooting of two teens is latest crime to hit a city reeling from a string of attacks and gun deaths. Faith leaders in Richmond, Calif., decry attack, as well as disrespect for sanctuary in a house of worship.
The capture of Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who was reportedly picked up in Pakistan, comes amid the largest US offensive against the Taliban insurgency since 2001.
Hillary Clinton on Tuesday was asked if she would move to Canada if Sarah Palin were elected president.
Under Obama's 2011 budget, NASA would cancel plans to put astronauts back on the moon by 2020 and hand off space-taxi services to private companies.
It doesn't appear that Tamyra D'Ippolito will be on the ballot to replace outgoing Indiana Senator Evan Bayh.
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was assaulted on an airplane yesterday after asking a fellow passenger to raise his seat back before the flight took off.
Indiana Senator Evan Bayh announced today that he will not be seeking a third-term.
J.D. Hayworth, who is contesting Sen. John McCain in the GOP primary, plans to make border security and illegal immigration key campaign themes – and to tap 'energy' of resurgent conservatives.
Another winter storm is moving across the US Monday, but forecasters hope the worst of the season's storms will be over by the end of next week.
As Republicans continue their unrelenting criticism of the Obama administration's national security measures, the White House points out similarities to the Bush era. But that raises Democrats' hackles.
Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth is challenging Sen. John McCain in Arizona's GOP primary – and some state Republicans are calling the contest 'payback' for McCain's poor showing in the 2008 presidential race and his maverick voting record.
In Monday's TV ratings showdown, the furry adorableness of the Westminster Dog Show 2010 takes on the international glamour and athletic prowess of the Winter Olympics. Here's why the dogs should win.
Movie director Kevin Smith fumed on Twitter after he was bounced from a commercial flight because he was deemed to big to fit in the seat. He later got an apology, Twitter-style.