A new Washington Post report suggests that White House fence jumper Omar Gonzalez got much deeper into the building than the Secret Service admitted.
It was the late Sen. Daniel Inouye (D) of Hawaii, The New York Times reports. His comment could be written off as just a grandpa being inappropriate. But there's more to the story.
After Omar Gonzalez, a veteran carrying a small knife in his pocket, made it inside the unlocked White House door, executive branch officials are considering extra measures to beef up White House security.
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.
The conventional assumption that former Governor Romney will simply fade away into private life is wrong, writes the well-connected Byron York. Why might Republicans want Romney to run again?
The National Republican Senatorial Committee created a pop-up web site, Semperlatte.com, that charges Obama’s 'latte salute' is indicative of a 'larger pattern.'
On Tuesday, President Obama held a coffee container while performing a kind-of salute to a Marine guard while exiting the presidential helicopter. Partisans are now weighing in.
Political DC is buzzing about a Politico story quoting critics who claims Democratic National Committee chair Wasserman Schultz put her own ambitions ahead of the party's. Are they looking for a scapegoat for Democrats' likely drubbing in the mid-terms, or is something else at work?
Republican strategist Rove notes that, to this point, Democrats have outraised and outspent Republicans on Senate races. Could money outweigh President Obama's poor approval ratings and greater enthusiasm among GOP voters?
Vice President Joe Biden has already apologized for one of the gaffes, but the other caused many pundits to characterize him as the nation’s slightly dotty uncle, somebody who will say whatever pops into his head.
A new poll shows Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst up 6 points in Iowa. The state would be a huge pickup for Republicans eager to take control of the Senate.
Kansas Democrat Chad Taylor asked to have his name taken off the ballot, likely damaging prospects for Sen. Pat Roberts to hold his seat. The Kansas Supreme Court decides the issue this week.
A funny thing happened on the way to 'majority leader Mitch McConnell.' In the past few days, a number of the major election forecasting models have lurched back toward the Democrats.
A new poll puts Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Republican Scott Brown in a dead heat in New Hampshire. But other polls suggest Senator Shaheen might still have a thin lead.
Hillary Clinton gave a speech in Iowa over the weekend, and it sounded a lot like a stump speech in the making. Even the theme was familiar: 'It's the economy, stupid.'
The parents of James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State, say the Obama administration told them they could be sued if they tried to pay their son's ransom. A White House official said Sunday that it was not a threat.