Carson’s a star on the conservative media circuit. At the Value Voters Summit in D.C. over the weekend, he finished second in the presidential straw poll to Sen. Ted Cruz (R) of Texas. But as a non-politician, Carson faces long odds against actually winning the nomination.
Some don't like how President Obama handled a question about the Islamic State during a '60 Minutes' interview. Some think he threw his Director of National Intelligence under a bus.
Ahead of Secret Service Director Julia Pierson appearing Tuesday before a House committee, new reports indicate that the recent White House intruder made it deep into the Executive Mansion before being apprehended.
If polling trends continue, then Republicans wouldn’t need to worry about Kansas, because they would still have a majority, even if Sen. Pat Roberts loses. All the major forecasters now give the edge to the GOP.
If there was ever an opportunity to appoint somebody 'like Ginsburg,' now would be as good a time as any. Senate partisanship is likely to get worse in coming years, and the chances of confirming more liberal or conservative justices will continue to dim.
By putting off a vote authorizing war with the Islamic State until a lame-duck session of Congress – or next January – Congress is making itself increasingly irrelevant in foreign policy.
The risk that the GOP might gain control of the Senate in 2015 is fueling speculation that the White House and Senate Democrats will attempt to bring the nomination before the Senate during the upcoming post-election lame-duck session. It's a bad idea.
Congress, if it musters the political will, has more than enough powers to bring any president to heel. Members acquiesce because they think the president has the better argument, politically speaking. That could change after November elections.
In a rare move, social conservative activists urge general election votes against GOP US House candidates Carl DeMaio and Richard Tisei, US Senate candidate Monica Wehby, even though it could boost Democrats.
For the White House, lining up a Holder successor in a few weeks, before the new Congress takes over, would be moving pretty fast. As of Friday, there did not appear to be any real front-runner for the post.
Derek Jeter, who drove in the winning run in his last home game Thursday, transcends his statistics. He is a winner. He did all the little things that make winning possible. And he let his baseball playing do all the talking.