The race to fill the US Senate seat vacated by the death of Edward Kennedy is complicating the healthcare reform debate. The top two contenders won't vote for a bill if it limits access to abortion.
Robert Bauer, Obama’s personal lawyer, will replace Gregory Craig, who took flak for his work on terrorism issues like torture and Guantanamo prison closure.
A longer school day can help improve student test scores, closing the achievement gap. But critics question the cost of those additional hours.
Edward Brooke was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor Wednesday. Mr. Brooke was the first African-American elected to the US Senate by popular vote.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, a long-time friend of Obama, more than doubled his campaign cash at fundraising luncheon with the president.
Meghan McCain Twitter photo, showing the former presidential candidate's daughter in a low-cut tank top, has drawn criticism. But she's a voice for young Republicans.
But there's more heavy political lifting ahead. Liberals in the House are set to fight for a public option.