The Secret Service has been troubled by a series of scandals. So the work of its K-9 agents in bringing down the latest White House fence-jumper is a welcome development.
Political commentators speculated that last week's #fangate controversy could alter the course of the race for Florida governor. But how much do voters really care about the candidates' spat over a fan?
Recent leaks out of the federal civil rights investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown suggest that there may not be a sufficient legal basis to proceed with criminal charges against Officer Wilson – a blow to protesters.
The biggest problem with the lone wolf terrorist, whether in Canada or the US, is that there doesn’t seem to be much that law enforcement can do about them.
Elizabeth Warren, freshman Massachusetts senator and liberal hero, told People magazine she doesn't think she'll run for president, but then talked about 'amazing doors that could open.' Hmm.
This fence-jumper didn't even get close to the Executive Mansion, as the Secret Service released two big Belgian Malinois dogs, trained to 'act as a missile,' who ran the intruder to ground. Hurricane and Jordan are doing fine.
Single women and suburban moms helped Democrats to big wins in both presidential and midterm elections, but their support for President Obama is fading, especially in battleground states.
President Obama took a break from campaigning Monday to cast his vote early, only to receive ribbing from another voter to stay clear of his fiancée.
Obama said that it didn't hurt his feelings that some Democrats in red or swing states didn't want to campaign with him, because 'these are all folks who vote with me' – a point that GOP rivals have been making all along.
Mitch McConnell, currently the Senate minority leader, has opened a small but apparently steady lead against his Democratic challenger. Also, forecasting models are increasingly pointing to a GOP Senate takeover.
With a robust independent streak in state politics, Maine has elected a governor that won a majority of the vote only twice in the last 40 years. A third-party candidate may be about to help unpopular Gov. Paul LePage (R) win a second term.