Republican Sens. Richard Lugar of Indiana and Orrin Hatch of Utah could face tea party challenges in their 2012 primaries. But while Hatch is embracing the tea party, Lugar is fighting it.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke addressed criticisms at the National Press Club in Washington, answering challenges about record-high food and oil prices and the unpopular 'QE2.'
Michael Steele faces strong opposition in his bid to be reelected as chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC). At a debate Monday, his four opponents accused him of mismanagement.
A White House review of Afghanistan war strategy finds progress, but at the Pentagon support is growing for a shift toward more hard power.
Sen. Harry Reid (D) of Nev., speaks during the Nevada State Democratic election night party after defeating Sharron Angle to win re-election, Nov. 2, in Las Vegas.
On same-sex marriage and "don't ask, don't tell," Republicans and other conservatives increasingly are at odds with public opinion. Will the tea party movement help gay rights?