Quiet and averse to weapons training, the suspect in the Fort Hood shooting is a study in contradictions. Scale of attack points to premeditation.
First lady Michelle Obama hosted 120 student musicians, who took master classes from classical artists, filling the White House Wednesday with the strains of cellos and pianos.
Look at the margins of victory, among other things, as the returns for Election Day November 2009 come in.
Pentagon chief Robert Gates is the swing vote in Obama's decision on the Afghanistan war.
A pattern that has held in the Old Dominion since 1977 appears set to repeat: The party that won the White House the year before loses the Virginia governor’s race.
Turnout of Obama voters at the New Jersey and Virginia governors' races next week will hold a clue to the 2010 midterms, said Rep. Chris Van Hollen at a Monitor breakfast.
Congress wants to extend the $8,000 home-buyer credit. Critics say it's not that helpful and mostly benefits home sellers.
Poll results tend to show that voters approve of the public option for healthcare. But senators like Joe Lieberman could vote the other way.
Former President George W. Bush got high marks as a Get Motivated! speaker from a Dallas audience. But they said Terry Bradshaw was funnier.