While Hillary Clinton is heavily favored to win the Democratic nomination in 2016 – not that she's declared yet – there's reason to believe an 'anti-Hillary' challenger will emerge, probably from the left.
President Obama says he will negotiate 'only after the threat of a government shutdown and default have been removed.' The opening move by GOP hard-liners to defund Obamacare polarized negotiations.
Amid discussion in Washington of new gun-control measures, the NRA releases an online ad that cites the Secret Service protection of Sasha and Malia Obama as an example of how President Obama is a 'hypocrite' on guns.
A round-up of this week's long-form good reads include takes on America's manufacturing power, how religion is faring in the US, and the power of seeing a son in a new light.
Romney co-chair John Sununu called Colin Powell's endorsement of President Obama racially motivated. It shows how talk about race in Election 2012 has been through insinuations and insults.
In e-mail circulated among the couple's associates, former Vice President Al Gore and his wife, Tipper, announced that they are separating.
Federal, state, and local agencies responded quickly, say many Midwest residents.
The Midwest's patchwork of levees wasn't adequately monitored or maintained.