Ted Cruz is a first-term Senator with no executive experience, kind of like Barack Obama was in 2008. That inexperience has hurt Obama. It would likely hurt Cruz, too.
Sen. Ted Cruz if the first major candidate to announce he's running for president in 2016. Yet the media is already exhaustively covering the election as a horse race.
Gov. Jerry Brown has brought morality into the debate over immigration reform and climate change. Jerry Falwell did something similar in the 1980s. The results weren't good.
The budget presents a thorny political challenge for congressional Republicans: Fiscal hawks call for a tighter focus on debt reduction, while defense hawks say a strong US military is paramount.
Washington marinates in leaks, but only lower-level officials are hit with Espionage Act cases, an attorney argues, showing a long-standing double standard when it comes to prosecution.
Sen. Ted Cruz will officially announce his candidacy for the 2016 presidential election Monday. Where he plans to do it points to what kind of candidate he might be.
Why political dynasties, from the Adams to the Clinton to the Bush families, are both loved and loathed in the United States.
Senior White House official says Senator McConnell's plea to governors to refuse to submit compliance plans to the EPA on coal-fired power plants is 'way outside the bounds of the position that he was elected to.'