Tim Pawlenty will become the first 'serious' Republican candidate to form an exploratory committee, which allows him to raise campaign funds. The announcement is expected on Facebook.
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men dance while celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim at a synagogue in Bnei Brak early morning Saturday, March 20. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is expected to announce this week the formation of an exploratory committee for the 2012 presidential election, a first step toward a full-fledged campaign.
Stock rally: NYSE and Nasdaq see advancing stocks outnumber declining ones while S&P 500 doubles in record time. Dip in stock rally causes investors to buy into market leaders.
We've tried (and failed) to regulate political ad money. It's time we ban short political ads altogether – getting us back to the First Amendment's free marketplace of ideas, not bumper-sticker slander.
Tom Perriello, a freshman Democrat from a Republican district in Virginia who is, no surprise, trailing in the polls, is also something rather unusual this campaign season: an Obama loyalist.
The tea party has energized Republicans, even if it also complicates life for the GOP after Nov. 2. But the movement is actually part of a larger Election 2010 trend -- one that features the most diverse GOP field in history.
Democrats have put three hot-button issues atop their agenda this week – 'don't ask, don't tell,' immigration reform, and campaign finance reform. They likely won't pass a thing on any of them. But they aren't too worried by that.
But a majority of Americans don't believe Obama has affected race relations in the US one way or the other, according to a new Monitor/TIPP poll.
As Election 2010 nears, Republicans are confident of dominating the House as Democrats shape strategies for either outcome. How will Obama deal with Republican gains?