One hurdle for a Supreme Court nominee is to get through the first week without creating a controversy. So far, Elena Kagan has negotiated the halls of Congress deftly – and quietly.
A GOP site selection team announced Wednesday that Tampa, Fla., is the pick for the 2012 Republican convention. While many cities benefit from hosting a convention, some have found pitfalls.
Three-term Republican Senator Bob Bennett lost his reelection bid at the GOP nominating convention in Salt Lake City. Other Republican incumbents are feeling the Tea Party heat.
Battling a tough political climate, party chairman Tim Kaine said Democrats will frame themselves as the 'results party' in the 2010 election. The party would spend more than $50 million to turn out voters to maintain the Democrats' congressional majorities, he added.
The Arizona anti-illegal immigration bill – and Sen. Harry Reid's subsequent determination to take up immigration reform – has put both parties in a bind for the 2010 elections.
Washington's 'political-industrial complex' obsesses over the performance of Republican and Democratic party leaders, but GOP gains will depend on conditions and candidates, not campaign turmoil and media narrative.
Celebrities like Dave Matthews have used carbon offset provider NativeEnergy to help them be carbon neutral. But there's great debate about the company's method of selling offsets that have yet to happen.
Dismantle health-care reform, stop pork, and protect the Constitution are three of 10 election priorities in the 'tea party' movement's Contract From America, to be unveiled Thursday.
Singer Michael Jackson, here at age 13 in 1972, was the youngest member of the Jackson Five. The self-proclaimed 'King of Pop' died on June 25, 2009.
Postmasters general were once powerful figures who were members of the cabinet and often among a president's closest political and personal advisers. What happened?