Romney's former running mate say he won't run if the former Massachusetts governor decides for a third try at the White House. Does this mean Ryan suspects Romney might be preparing to get the gang back together for 2016?
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.
After fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez made it inside the White House before being arrested, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is scheduling a rare recess hearing next Tuesday on the Secret Service and its practices.
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.
House Speaker John Boehner said Sunday that President Obama might have to send in ground troops against the Islamic State because they're 'barbarians.'
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.
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.
Biden capped off a week full of unfortunate word choices Friday by reminiscing fondly about disgraced Sen. Bob Packwood ... at a Democratic Women's Leadership Forum.
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.