As he draws massive crowds in his bid to seize the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders makes for an easy comparison to McCarthy and his insurgent presidential run in 1968.
Over years of dispute, backers and foes of same-sex marriage switched views on whether the issue should be left up to the states, confirming Miles's Law: 'Where you stand depends on where you sit.'
Conflicts Donald Trump created with his negative comments about Mexican immigration and other issues are likely to get worse. Other Republican presidential candidates are scrambling to distance themselves from Trump.
A plurality of American voters identify themselves as Independents, eschewing the two major political parties. Still, more voters are registering as Democrats than as Republicans, which could impact the 2016 presidential race.
According to his campaign, Bernie Sanders has received contributions from some 250,000 individuals. Ninety-nine percent of the donations were for $250 or less.
Polling is a zero-sum game: The rise of Donald Trump means other folks have fallen. Then again, in the 2012 presidential election, several of Mitt Romney's rivals rose, then fell to earth.
'House of Cards' first lady Robin Wright met real-life first lady Michelle Obama in Washington D.C., this week.