Former House majority leader Tom DeLay was not charged in a federal investigation into ties with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. But he faces a Texas indictment for violating campaign-finance laws.
Hillary Clinton said the Obama administration will sue Arizona over the state's tough new immigration law.
The year-old tea party movement is growing. But it’s fractious, and that may undercut conservative strength for the midterm elections.
Sarah Palin now says 'taking up arms' means voting. Weaponry and military metaphors are part of political discourse, but not all conservatives are happy with Palin's gun rhetoric.
For the first time since losing the presidential race in 2008, John McCain and Sarah Palin campaign together in Tuscon and Phoenix as Palin helps McCain tout his conservative credentials.
Members of the Tea Party movement say they are not beholden to the GOP.
J.D. Hayworth, who is contesting Sen. John McCain in the GOP primary, plans to make border security and illegal immigration key campaign themes – and to tap 'energy' of resurgent conservatives.
Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth is challenging Sen. John McCain in Arizona's GOP primary – and some state Republicans are calling the contest 'payback' for McCain's poor showing in the 2008 presidential race and his maverick voting record.
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R) of Minnesota, talking with Bill O'Reilly of Fox News Monday night, asserted that the tea party movement will come to 'dominate' the GOP.