Sen. John McCain is up for reelection in 2016. The new president of the conservative Club for Growth, David McIntosh, told a Monitor breakfast Tuesday the club will 'watch carefully' for primary potential.
In all likelihood, tea party candidates will not win their primaries in Kansas and Tennessee, meaning establishment Republicans will have beaten every tea party challenger for the Senate. But that doesn't mean the tea party is going away.
The 2013 Nobel Peace Prize was wisely given to the body trying to rid the world of chemical weapons. But who will divert the scientists who know how to make such weapons into peaceful pursuits?
Something is going to happen this session in the US Congress that hasn’t happened in more than a decade: The National Rifle Association (NRA) is going to lose on a top priority issue. Here are six reasons why President Obama will win a victory on universal background checks.
A freshman Senate class was sworn in Jan. 3, bringing diverse skills and experience – not to mention agendas – to the legislative body. Whether the 14 newest senators help break partisan gridlock, or refuse to work across the aisle, will be the test for the 113th Congress.Twelve were elected on Nov. 6, including three Republicans, eight Democrats, and an independent. In addition, a Republican and a Democrat were appointed to vacant seats after the election. Here is a look at the 14 and what they bring to the Senate: