When defense lawyers begin their part of the trial of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich this week, they'll attempt to show that his ex-lawyers didn't steer him away from wrongdoing.
Nancy Pelosi is a master tactician and the most powerful speaker in a half century. Behind her personal brand of power politics – and whether she will still be speaker after the midterm elections.
Rod Blagojevich was not pleased when he discovered nothing more than a simple 'thank you' was coming from the new President for selecting an Obama aide to fill out his Senate term.
Many economists say deficit spending is crucial to keeping the economy moving. But history tells a different story.
Rahm Emanuel, a congressman in Illinois at the time, agreed to sign a letter to the Chicago Tribune supporting Blagojevich. Hours later Emanuel's staff asked for grant money to be released for a school in his district.
About 59 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents are ‘more enthusiastic than usual’ about voting in November than in previous elections, according to a new Gallup poll.
BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward attended a yachting race in England yesterday. It was just the latest BP public relations gaffe in the Gulf oil spill. Here are 10 of the worst.
BP CEO Tony Hayward spent part of his Saturday at a yacht race in England while some in U.S. have seen their livelihoods ruined by the massive two-month oil spill.
Benjamin Netanyahu's handling of the Gaza blockade flotilla crisis has further isolated Israel in the world and strained relations with Washington. Can a tough nationalist emerge as a statesman?
BP CEO Tony Hayward had his first meeting with President Obama at the White House Wednesday.