Voters get nervous when candidates talk about sacrifice, says Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg. But at the same time, he says, voters tend to support changes that would shore up Social Security.
Stanley Greenberg, a major Democratic pollster, says unhappy and undecided voters make a third-party presidential candidate likely in 2012, introducing uncertainty into the battle to control Congress.
In a USA Today op-ed Tuesday, Sarah Palin charged that Congress is guilty of insider trading. Sen. Joseph Lieberman told reporters at a Monitor breakfast he's seen no evidence.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman, the first Jew on a major party’s national ticket, said Tuesday he disagrees with Newt Gingrich’s assertion that the Palestinians are 'an invented' people.
Both major political parties are raising 'incredible' amounts of money in the 2012 cycle, said former Sen. Norm Coleman, chairman of a GOP super PAC called the Congressional Leadership Fund.
Turkey is determined to prevent Iran from possessing a nuclear weapon, Namik Tan, Turkey's ambassador to the US, said Thursday. It intercepted materials Iran might have used to advance its nuclear program, he says.
Rep. Darrell Issa, who is investigating the 'Fast and Furious' gun-walking operation, says the problems of the failed operation go beyond just one person.
Rep. Darrell Issa said Friday some GOP presidential candidates' idea of profiling Muslims to combat terrorism is comparable to the phenomenon called 'driving while black.'
Illegal immigration is a key issue facing 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls. Former Senator Norm Coleman told reporters Tuesday that debating the issue is a good thing, but the tone of the debate is hurting Republican candidates.
The leaders of a new super PAC agree with a 2012 prediction by the nonpartisan Cook Political Report that Democrats will pick up five to 10 House seats.
Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States, discussed the tensions between Pakistan and America along with the reasons why ties between the nations must persist at a Monitor breakfast.
Husain Haqqani, Pakistan's ambassador the United States, says he uses Twitter to reach out to people who are hostile to him because of his role trying to improve Pakistan's ties with the US.
The US and Pakistan are stuck in an unsatisfactory arrangement where neither side gets what it wants, the envoy says: no Pakistani crackdown on North Waziristan, and ongoing US drone strikes.
Public Opinion Strategies pollster Neil Newhouse and Momentum Analysis president Margie Omero found so-called Walmart moms smarting from pain in the pocketbook - and frustrated by a lack of discernible help from Congress and President Obama.
Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the United States, discussed how the recent prisoner swap for captured Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit strengthened Israeli society among other topics at a breakfast for reporters sponsored by The Christian Science Monitor.
A Republican and a Democratic pollster share their survey data on Walmart moms, 27 percent of registered women voters. A majority voted for Obama in 2008, then swung toward the GOP in 2010.
Michael Oren, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, said Tuesday that the trade which secured Gilad Shalit’s release 'goes to the heart of Israeli society'.
Michael Oren, Israel's ambassador to the US, said Tuesday it will take more time to know how the democratic uprisings in Arab nations will affect relations with Israel. But 'possible ouster' of President Assad in Syria would afford 'an opportunity to us,' he said.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar believes President Obama's environmental critics aren't giving the president enough credit.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – to collect natural gas can be done 'in a safe way.' New federal fracking rules are in the works.