President Obama's statement that 'we don't have a strategy yet' for dealing with the Islamic State fired up critics. But if a more comprehensive military response is needed, Congress needs to be part of the discussion.
Presidential contenders running well behind in the polls need a big issue. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal may have found his in a lawsuit to block President Obama from imposing Common Core education standards.
It's Washington, so sometimes your barista daughter just might wait on the president's daughter. But it's still a hoot, and Malia Obama seemed, well, normal.
When the Mitt Romney name is added to the list of potential GOP White House candidates, he sweeps the field. But he says he has no interest in another run – and he probably means it.
President Obama’s sagging job approval numbers are one big reason that forecasters say the odds are good the Senate will swing the GOP’s way. But other factors are weighing on Democratic chances, too.
Republicans need six seats to take back control of the Senate, but there is no sign yet that the GOP is headed for a massive win like what they saw in 2010 or what Democrats saw in 2006.
An ad by long-shot Senate candidate Allen Weh of New Mexico shows the knife-wielding killer of American journalist James Foley. Democrats are crying foul, but the ad may be smart politics.
Rand Paul accused Hillary Clinton of being a 'war hawk.' But the issue is charged for Senator Paul, too, as he's a relative dove in a party defined for decades by a muscular approach to overseas problems.
Some have argued that there is a historical bias against political parties holding on to the White House for more than two terms. As with most commonly held ideas, that simply isn’t true.
Congress's investigative arm has stated flatly that the Obama administration broke the law in the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap. That's not just partisan sniping.
Did Fareed Zakaria plagiarize material in his most popular book? Can Texas Gov. Rick Perry ride his felony indictment to a 2016 GOP primary win? And why did Jim Jeffords vote to the left of most Democrats after his 2001 party switch?
Confused about whether the Republicans can retake the Senate? Never fear. The Feehery Theory offers its foolproof formula for who will win this fall.
Since 1998, the more voters disapprove of Congress, the greater the turnout in midterms, Gallup finds. So with Congress's job approval in the dumps, this could be a banner year. But which party benefits?
Rick Perry isn't running from his felony indictment. Instead, he's featuring it on a T-shirt that appears tailored for a presidential run in 2016, especially the reference to 'securing the border' – a weak point in his last presidential primary bid.