This week, a Vanity Fair article and a Meghan McCain book tour provide glimpses of Sarah Palin, who generally avoids one-on-one interviews with the national political press.
Lisa Murkowski of Alaska concedes to Joe Miller in Alaska's Aug. 24 primary. Lisa Murkowski joins six other congressional incumbents who lost in their party's primaries.
Lisa Murkowski, the incumbent Republican senator, conceded the race in Alaska to Joe Miller, a Tea Party candidate backed by Sarah Palin.
Glenn Beck on Tuesday launched The Blaze, a news website Beck says aims to 'make sense of the world.' Some liked the look of The Blaze. Some thought it was a travesty of honest news.
Sarah Palin will headline an annual GOP dinner in Iowa on Sept. 17, a move sure to feed media speculation about her plans for the 2012 presidential campaign. Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses are 18 months away.
In Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, a Republican challenger with little money poses a serious threat to a Democratic incumbent with deep pockets. Does the race portend a Republican revolution à la 1994?
House Democrats are trying to defend their record from GOP attacks. Here’s a closer look at a Virginia race, featuring freshman Rep. Gerald Connolly (D) and GOP challenger Keith Fimian, which could figure big in the November election.
Sarah Palin endorsed Joe Miller, a 'tea party' candidate expected to lose by a wide margin, in Alaska's GOP Senate primary. But Miller has a slight lead as absentee ballots flow in. Just how influential is Sarah Palin?
The political turmoil of 2010 has led to a number of close Senate races, with control of the upper chamber possibly in the balance. Here are five of the closest, most interesting, hardest-fought Senate races of this election cycle.
Republicans are almost sure to pick up seats after the 2010 Senate races are over. But they also have an outside shot at retaking the majority in the upper chamber.
Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman has spent $104 million on her California gubernatorial bid but trails Jerry Brown by three points. Will she be the next wealthy politician to fail at the polls?
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska didn't open her war chest in time, and it may have cost her the GOP primary. Arizona's Sen. John McCain, by contrast, spent early and often.
The governor's race will pit the governor who signed the Arizona immigration law, Jan Brewer, against the attorney general, one of its main opponents.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) of Alaska could become the seventh congressional incumbent to lose a primary in 2010 if her too-close-to-call race with 'tea party' favorite Joe Miller stays in Mr. Miller's favor. The last time this many incumbents lost primaries was in 2002, when eight representatives and one senator lost before the general election. Here are the ousted incumbents, in the order they lost their primaries.
In Alaska election results, Sen. Lisa Murkowski's GOP primary race with 'tea party' insurgent Joe Miller is too close to call. Elsewhere, Arizona's Sen. John McCain (R) is in, and establishment candidate Bill McCollum (R) is out in Florida.
House Republican leader John Boehner called on President Obama Wednesday to fire his economic team. But his comments also offered a glimpse of what the would-be House Speaker might do differently if the GOP retakes the House in November.
California Republicans have rejected the idea of a tough immigration law like Arizona's and are reaching out to Latino voters. But they'll be carrying a lot of baggage on that uphill climb.
Polls suggest Sen. John McCain is set to win his primary Tuesday. Some voters have been turned off by his attack ads and big spending in the race against J.D. Hayworth. But it has worked.
As the days get shorter the political season is heating up. Primaries Tuesday will affect some of the most interesting races of the year, from Florida’s high-profile Senate contest to Arizona Sen. John McCain’s bid to survive a challenge from the right. Here's what to look for: