President Obama's missing wedding ring stirs 'dumb' media coverage, triggers Tonight Show jokes. Jay Leno also pokes fun at California campaign ads portraying Nancy Pelosi as Wizard of Oz character.
A new poll shows a majority of Americans favor President Obama's plan to raise taxes on the rich. But by a 46 percent to 41 percent margin, people want Republicans steering the economy.
GOP chairman Michael Steele wants to oust Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with his 'Fire Pelosi Bus Tour.' But some in his own party are gunning for Steele's job too.
The biggest problems for Rep. Joe Sestak, a Pennsylvania Democrat running for US Senate, might be that he is a Democrat and a member of Congress, analysts say. National polls show Americans turning against both, and Sestak's race is local proof.
If Republicans regain power this fall, you can expect a fierce battle over repealing all or part of the health care overhaul, say analysts.
Many more Democratic House seats than Republican ones are vulnerable this year. Republicans are targeting the Democrats' freshman class, plus some veteran lawmakers.
In Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, a Republican challenger with little money poses a serious threat to a Democratic incumbent with deep pockets. Does the race portend a Republican revolution à la 1994?
The US Senate race between Harry Reid and Sharron Angle in Nevada is so close and the stakes are so high that the political world is riveted.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) of Alaska could become the seventh congressional incumbent to lose a primary in 2010 if her too-close-to-call race with 'tea party' favorite Joe Miller stays in Mr. Miller's favor. The last time this many incumbents lost primaries was in 2002, when eight representatives and one senator lost before the general election. Here are the ousted incumbents, in the order they lost their primaries.
The House ethics panel has outlined 13 charges against Rep. Charles Rangel (D) of New York. But the 20-term lawmaker gave a defiant, off-the-cuff speech Tuesday.