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.
President Obama hasn't won big praise – but also apparently hasn't polarized the public deeply – with his handling of the turmoil in Ferguson, Mo., after a black teen was killed by a white police officer.
'I do not think it is presidential to be splashed with ice water,' Bush says in a video before being doused ... and then challenging another former president, Bill Clinton. President Obama has been challenged but so far has declined.
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.
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.
Former House majority leader Tom DeLay was once prosecuted by the same unit that has now indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry.
The presidential election is still more than two years away, but appearing at this political sizzler is a totally logical move for Hillary Clinton. Chalk it up as the latest sign of a likely White House run.
Other presidents – especially George W. Bush – have left vacation to attend to business at the White House or elsewhere. But Obama's two-day diversion to Washington for 'meetings' is unusual.
Lots of folks, liberals included, think the charges are thin at best and spurious at worst. Also, Texas Gov. Rick Perry is not running from the publicity around the indictment so much as trying to spin it to his advantage.
Montana's Senate seat appears a sure pickup for Republicans this fall, especially after Sen. John Walsh (D) dropped out. But the new Democratic candidate, Amanda Curtis, promises a fun ride to the finish.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony charges. Fellow Republican governors (and 2016 presidential hopefuls) Scott Walker and Chris Christie are facing probes, too.
The indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on abuse of power charges is at least a distraction from any presidential plans he may have. Democrats are chortling as Republicans scoff at what they see as a highly partisan maneuver.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is positioning himself for another run for the White House in 2016. But he’s just been indicted for abuse of power by a Democratic district attorney.
Sen. Rand Paul said that police moves in Ferguson 'resemble war' and that anyone who thinks that race, even inadvertently, doesn't 'skew the application of criminal justice in this country is just not paying close enough attention.'