Christine O'Donnell, the Republican party candidate for a senate seat in Delaware, used campaign money to pay half her rent, according to a Federal Elections Commission filing. Christine O'Donnell denies doing anything wrong.
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity faces off, sort of, against Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive on Oct. 30. Their websites are tracking how many people say they will attend each.
Oshkosh millionaire Ron Johnson has a checkered history with Wisconsin tea party groups. Will they forgive and forget?
The Monitor caught up with Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele on his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' He dismissed a question about whether he will run for reelection as party chair, saying that voters are more concerned about the November midterms.
The tea party movement may have genuine grassroots. But just beneath the surface are professional fund-raisers, foundations, and political action committees – some of which have been around for years – pushing a conservative-libertarian agenda.
Is Lisa Murkowski becoming her own kind of 'mama grizzly' in Alaska? Or is her decision to fight the tea party as a write-in US Senate candidate a lost cause?
Tea party group FreedomWorks this week launched a 'Diverse Tea' website aimed at promoting diversity within the movement. Local tea party officials across the US speak about their views of diversity.
If the Jon Stewart rally set for Oct. 30 on the National Mall – 'opposed' by Stephen Colbert's rally – sticks with comedy, young voters might perk up for Election 2010, political scientists say.
Election 2010 campaigns seed town-hall meetings with tough questioners and cameras, in the hope of tarring a rival via a 'YouTube moment.' Here's a look at one recent episode in an Ohio House race.
Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity and Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive will descend on the National Mall in Washington on Oct. 30.
Lisa Murkowski, the Republican senator for Alaska who lost to Joe Miller in the GOP primary, will announce on Friday whether she will mount a write-in candidacy in an effort to hold onto her seat.
Democrats dismiss 'tea party' favorite Christine O’Donnell, now the GOP Senate nominee, at their peril, say Delaware political observers.
Democrats will be fortunate not to lose at least one house of Congress in Election 2010. But beyond that, major uncertainties remain, and in fact may be increasing.
FDR won support with his radio chats, and Kennedy took to TV. Now 'tea party' groups are tapping Twitter.
President Obama's missing wedding ring stirs 'dumb' media coverage, triggers Tonight Show jokes. Jay Leno also pokes fun at California campaign ads portraying Nancy Pelosi as Wizard of Oz character.
Christine O'Donnell's victory Tuesday prompted Bush adviser Karl Rove, who is trying to fashion GOP majorities in Congress, to say of her general election prospects, "This is not a race we're going to be able to win."
A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor President Obama's plan to raise taxes on the rich. But by a 46 percent to 41 percent margin, people want Republicans steering the economy.
Political dispatches via Twitter emerged in 2008, but it's a whole different animal today. Campaigns of tea party candidates, especially, have made effective use of the 'attack tweet' to rouse followers.
GOP chairman Michael Steele wants to oust Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' But some in his own party are gunning for Steele's job too.
Former President Bill Clinton found himself tossed between Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman this week. Clinton endorsed Brown, but how the candidates respond could have more of an impact.