That question is at the heart of this week's dustup involving a 1992 CNN report, former rival Bill Clinton, and Jerry's Brown's current rival in the race for California governor, Meg Whitman. Hey, the answer is complicated, too.
An Indiana mayor, whose city helped the NYFD rebuild after 9/11, is one Republican who has no issues with plans for the mosque near ground zero.
Sarah Palin has seven endorsees running in Tuesday’s primaries. Sen. Jim DeMint has backed winning Senate primary candidates in Florida, Kentucky, and Colorado. Both appear to be setting up power bases.
Democrats will be watching the Republican contests closely, hoping for additional upsets by tea party-backed candidates. Democrats hope the Republicans will be saddled with unelectable candidates. Republicans are looking to ride a wave of voter anger over the sputtering economy and politics-as-usual to regain control of Congress. The competition between traditional Republicans and their tea party counterparts is particularly strong in Delaware, New Hampshire, and New York. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and Maryland also hold primaries Tuesday.
A year ago, the idea of a persuasive and left-leaning president speaking directly to America’s schoolchildren stirred strong passions among conservatives. But those fears do not appear to have returned for Obama’s back-to-school speech this year.
As Election 2010 nears, Republicans are confident of dominating the House as Democrats shape strategies for either outcome. How will Obama deal with Republican gains?
Congress has a vast to-do list before midterm elections, including spending bills and a $30 billion package to help small businesses. But for now, the Bush tax cuts are the top issue.
Christine O'Donnell has surged ahead of nine-term Congressional incumbent Rep. Mike Castle in Delaware's Republican Senate primary, much to the distress of the party's leadership.
Opinion polls on Tuesday's Democratic primary for mayor of Washington, D.C., don't bode well for incumbent Adrian Fenty. The schools and social-class disparity are key issues in the contest.
Neither Sarah Palin nor Glenn Beck is currently running for anything, but both are deftly navigating today's media landscape and having some success steering the national debate.
Tea party advocate Dick Armey, chairman of Freedom Works, rejects the notion of a truce on social issues like abortion if Republicans take control of Congress. The former House majority leader says 'issues of the heart' will be on the GOP agenda.
Poverty rate rose in 2009, but the FBI's new crime numbers show another big decline, especially in violent crime. The ties between poverty and crime may not be so obvious after all.
Mike Castle, a Delaware GOP stalwart, is suddenly being seen as too liberal, a poll finds. He trails Christine O'Donnell, a 'tea party' favorite, among likely Republican voters by three percentage points.
National Hurricane Center says that hurricane Igor got its kick as it encountered a perfect environment. It could flirt with Category 5 status.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich accused President Obama of having a 'Kenyan, anticolonial' worldview in an interview Saturday with National Review Online.
If Congress does nothing, the Bush tax cuts expire at the end of this year. Here's a look at the options now being debated.
Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County Arizona has emerged as a Republican face for tougher US-Mexico border security. How a city councilman from New England became a darling of Republicans nationwide.
FreedomWorks, a major tea-party organization, is declining to back Delaware Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell, who has been endorsed by Sarah Palin. Delaware's GOP primary is Tuesday.
There are a couple of reasons House Republican leader John Boehner may be relenting on extending the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy. Both have to do with Election 2010.
Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck held a September 11 rally amid speculation that there would be a 'big' announcement. There wasn't.