Colorado’s Seventh Congressional District – a bellwether district in a swing state – leads the nation in spending on political ads by outside groups not required to disclose their donors.
At an Oct. 21 Monitor breakfast, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Chris Van Hollen discussed Republican campaign spending, Nancy Pelosi's chance of remaining speaker of the House, and the potential for post-election bipartisanship.
An Arizona judge blocked the execution of Jeffrey Landrigan scheduled for Tuesday, on the grounds that the state has not been forthcoming. The state immediately appealed the ruling saying the judge made faulty assumptions and had disregarded provisions of the execution protocol.
Campaign TV ads are ramping up ahead of Nov. 2, but the race that has run more than any other in the nation has been largely overlooked by the national media, though it is crucial to the GOP.
Boy Scouts: Church officials were initially thrilled earlier this month when the Stokes family volunteered as leaders, until they saw on the couple's application forms that they belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Journalist Kate Zernike says that many readers of "Boiling Mad" are surprised to discover that the tea partyers sound and look a lot like their neighbors.
Justis Thomas' wife, Virginia Thomas, phoned Anita Hill on Oct. 9, to ask for an apology for accusations Hill made in 1991 that Justis Thomas sexually harassed her. Virginia Thomas is known as the most politically active Supreme Court spouse.
Anita Hill accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991. Virginia Thomas, the justice's wife, has now asked Anita Hill to apologize. She's also in the spotlight for her political activism.
Anita Hill is refusing to apologize for accusing then-Supreme Court justice nominee Clarence Thomas of sexually harassing her. 'I have no intention of apologizing because I testified truthfully about my experience and I stand by that testimony,' Anita Hill said in a statement released Tuesday night.
A federal judge refuses to suspend last week's ruling that the Pentagon must stop enforcement of 'don't ask, don't tell.' So the Pentagon says it will comply and accept openly gay recruits. But it cautions that the ruling is being appealed.