A decade ago, Republicans were in the majority and Democrats in the minority, and their positions on the filibuster were the opposite of what they are today.
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.
On Sunday, a crowd of people left early during a rally for Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial candidate, which featured President Obama. Is this a sign of how unpopular Mr. Obama has become? Maybe not.