American Tom Prichard founded Sudan Sunrise to promote religious harmony and build schools in the new nation of South Sudan.
Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.
The issues that mattered most to voters, including sluggish economic growth and the high unemployment rate, figured prominently in the governor election results.
A recent poll showed Republican Carl Paladino narrowing the gap on Democrat Andrew Cuomo in the New York gubernatorial race. Cuomo has responded by showing his angry side.
The House sent 350 bills to the Senate – some after hard votes on controversial issues – that are now unlikely to see the light of day. Why that unfinished business upsets some House Democrats.
Crisis experts say: Take gaffe-prone CEO Tony Hayward off the air. Lay out a concrete plan to help devastated communities. Bring trusted figures like Warren Buffett or Colin Powell to the discussion.
Dogged by scandal and low poll numbers, New York's Gov. David Paterson reportedly will announce his decision to drop his election bid Friday afternoon.
New York Gov. David Paterson, already facing low poll numbers, now is dealing with reports that state police may have interfered with a domestic-violence investigation involving an aide. The state cabinet official who oversees the state police resigned Thursday.