Republicans took a hit in the polls after a government shutdown in 2013, yet still won control of Congress in 2014. This time, there is no Democratic majority to blame.
The generational changes that helped widen public acceptance of same-sex marriage are affecting Republicans, too. So is the deepening consensus that the debate on same-sex marriage is essentially over.
Rand Paul just set the clock ticking to get his faithful excited – and give the political pros a few weeks to decide whether to sign on. But make no mistake, Senator Paul, Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, et al, are running for president already.
Democrats aren't allowing a Senate debate over funding for the Department of Homeland Security, but it's the Republicans who are likely to get blamed, if the result is a shutdown.
Miss P stuns the Westminster Dog Show and with a solid, classy performance that edged out play-to-the-crowd favorites. Beagledom rejoices.
Some Republicans want Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell to change the rules of the Senate, so their DHS funding bill can pass, averting a government shutdown. But McConnell can’t go nuclear the filibuster alone.
Ultimately, the Supreme Court has emphasized that the federal government has broad discretion in the area of immigration that preempts the powers of the states.
Michelle Obama appeared on 'Billy on the Street,' a racy online show, with Big Bird to promote healthy lifestyles. It was an odd combination, but that's why it might work.
A beagle named Miss P is our favorite in Tuesday night's Westminster Dog Show. She would only be the second beagle to win 'Best in Show' at the pooch pageant.
On Monday, officials with the National Geodetic Survey announced that the Washington Monument is now 554 feet, 7-11/32 inches tall. So the Father of Our Country, or at least his memory in stone, isn’t standing as tall as he used to.
Republicans have seven strong 2016 contenders, according to a new poll of early-nominating states. Only two showed double-digit support in all three states: Jeb Bush and Scott Walker.
There is a federal holiday Monday, but it’s called 'Washington’s Birthday.' Yet mattress retailers and used-car sales lots tend to make this Presidents Day in their ads.
President Obama's trip to California this weekend shows how dramatically he's flipped the script on Republicans since his party's devastating loss in the November midterms.
Conservatives have slammed President Obama for filming a video with BuzzFeed. However, the video's popularity may suggest that this kind of alternative will soon play a major role in political messaging.