Liberal groups charge the US Chamber of Commerce with spending foreign donations on political ads targeted against Democrats. Chamber officials deny the charge, but campaign finance law makes it hard to know for sure.
New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino says he expects to remove $14 billion from the state budget over the next two years if elected. Observers say such ambitious plans are hard to deliver.
The latest poll on Proposition 19, the ballot measure on legalized marijuana in California, found more opposition than previous polls. Prop. 19 backers dismiss the poll. Opponents say it is a sign.
Forget the midterm elections, President Obama's competition in the 2012 election is growing. On Oct. 6 Robert Burck announced his candidacy for president for the 2012 elections. You know him better as the "Naked Cowboy," a famous New York City attraction in Times Square. Burck's announcement comes on the heels of another celeb gone potential presidential candidate: Donald Trump. Donald Trump, in a round of TV interviews Tuesday, said he was "seriously" considering running for president in 2012. "For the first time in my life, I'm actually thinking about it," Trump, who declared himself a Republican, told Fox News Channel. Though they are the most recent, Burck and Trump are by no means the first celebrities to aim for the White House.
In the wake of a favorable New Hampshire presidential poll, Donald Trump is the latest celebrity mulling a presidential candidacy in 2012. Trump announced Tuesday he was 'seriously' considering a run for the White House.
Many of the GOP's 'Young Guns' running for House seats see small businesses as America's economic savior – and want government to get out of their way.
A new poll shows Republican Christine O'Donnell badly trailing Democrat Chris Coons in a Delaware Senate race.
Proposition 19, the California ballot measure to legalize marijuana possession and cultivation for adults has raised $2.1 million. Most of the money is from one donor: Richard Lee, a medical marijuana entrepreneur.
CNN's debut of its latest prime-time news magazine show, with Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker, was very earnest about trying to be serious and bipartisan. But it hit some jarring notes.
Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller recently sat down with two Washington reporters for a candid, recorded talk over pizza. The video, posted online, is part of a media experiment called 'The Scoop.'
On Monday, Stephen Colbert signed off on "The Tea Party Coloring Book for Kids." Propaganda or filling a gap in the conservative curriculum?
In Monday's debate, the two leading candidates in the Connecticut Senate race – Democrat Richard Blumenthal and Republican Linda McMahon – accused each other of lying to voters in their TV ads.
Christine O'Donnell, the Republican Senate candidate in Delaware, in her first TV ad since winning the primary, pokes fun at comments she made during a 1999 late-night talk show that she dabbled in witchcraft as a teenager.
The Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are drawing closer to the institutions they love to mock. President Obama even gave a nod to their upcoming rallies in Washington. When that happens, they need to retreat, analysts advise.
It's awkward when the spokesman is the story. But White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs insisted at the daily briefing Monday that there was no story, for now.
Many voters don't tune into the campaigns until debate season, which this week includes clashes in four 2010 Senate races: Connecticut, Florida, Wisconsin, and Illinois.
Sharron Angle won the endorsement Monday of the Las Vegas Review-Journal in her tight race against Democrat Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
In their second face-to-face debate, Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown covered a range of issues, including immigration, health care, and education. The race is too close to call.
The 'One Nation Working Together' rally was meant to get beyond the party infighting, rouse the troops, and reverse current trends showing congressional losses just a few weeks from now.
Latinos are 19 percent of California voters. The flap over Nicky Diaz Santillan, GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman's former housekeeper, could make a difference in how they vote.