The actor and director says he's 'happy being involved from outside in government.' But Ben Affleck didn't exactly put the kibosh on talk about a possible run for John Kerry's Senate seat.
Barney Frank will not seek re-election in 2012, but will there be enough Democratic fire power left in Massachusetts after he's gone?
President Obama's bombing of Libya without congressional authorization or debate puts us on a dangerous path. A minimum standard for transparency in government is that the House and the Senate go on the record for or against a new war.
Senator Lincoln wants to stop big banks' risky derivative trades from being subsidized by taxpayers. Here's how to keep her measure in the financial reform bill.
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said Tuesday that the mortgage crisis will not lead the administration either to abandon or nationalize mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Democrat Martha Coakley, vying for Sen. Ted Kennedy's seat, issues a tepid endorsement of the Senate health care reform bill backed Monday by all 58 Democratic and two Independent senators. During the primary campaign, she had balked at restrictions on abortion funding.
Martha Coakley won the Democratic primary Tuesday in the race to fill Ted Kennedy's Senate seat. If she succeeds in the general election, she will be the first woman senator for Massachusetts.
Each of the four Democratic candidates tends to skew pretty far left, and many likely voters are dedicated Democrats as well. Massachusetts holds its primary in the race for Kennedy’s Senate seat on Tuesday.