Roy Ashburn, a Republican state senator in California, said Monday that he is gay. The disclosure raises new questions about gay Republicans’ place within the conservative movement.
03/08/2010 08:44 pm
With more people expressing doubts about global warming, passing climate legislation in Congress will be more difficult.
03/08/2010 05:03 pm
From 'tea party' protesters to antiwar advocates, Americans on all sides of the political spectrum seem angry about something. But for all the tumult, the disaffection today is far less than in many periods in the past.
03/08/2010 03:46 pm
New York Rep. Eric Massa will resign Monday afternoon, rather than at the end of his term, his office said Friday. The House ethics committee was investigating the freshman congressman.
03/05/2010 05:52 pm
The retirement of Rep. Bill Delahunt (D) of Massachusetts hands the GOP yet another opportunity in its bid for a House takeover in the fall.
03/05/2010 03:20 pm
Robert Mugabe this week marks his 30th anniversary as president of Zimbabwe. Here's a list of the world's longest-serving leaders.
03/05/2010 08:48 am
Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Thursday that 15 states and the District of Columbia are finalists for Race to the Top education grants. The winners will be chosen in April.
03/04/2010 06:53 pm
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison failed in her GOP primary challenge to Texas Gov. Rick Perry. History shows it's difficult to oust a sitting governor. Sarah Palin, in 2006, was the last to do it.
03/04/2010 05:01 pm
A compromise climate bill being developed in the Senate may drop controversial cap and trade legislation passed by the House.
03/02/2010 11:39 am
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
03/01/2010 02:45 pm