A pair of politically active groups are giving up their quest to have Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren enter the 2016 presidential fray.
Bernie Sanders deftly refused to engage in media-generated controversy and expressed hope that 'the media will allow us to have a serious debate in this campaign.'
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley announced his candidacy for president last weekend. He wants to catch fire with the left. But another candidate might beat him to it.
Politicians often frame what they do in terms of political 'courage.' But critics say it's a term often better left to the battlefield – or its moral equivalent – not everyday politics.
Key provisions of the Patriot Act expire midnight Sunday. The House has passed the USA Freedom Act, which puts some limits on the NSA’s bulk collection of phone data, but Sen. Rand Paul vows to continue the debate beyond the Sunday deadline.
Trump has gone further with this flirtation with a run for the presidency than he has with past efforts. But it’s easier to believe that it's all one big media tease.
Polls signal that Democrats take more liberal stances than they have in the past, but Republican congressional leaders are prioritizing partisan bills with more frequency than Democrats – and have greater incentives to do so.