Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.
Sen. John McCain's record as an immigration reformer doesn't seem to match a state that's taking a hardline stance on illegal immigration. But the senator is managing to fend off a challenge from his right ahead of Tuesday's GOP Senate primary in Arizona.
Layoffs are once again on the rise across the country, not good news for an economy that's moving in fits and starts.
Sarah Palin has endorsed conservative candidates in dozens of Republican primaries this year. But her chosen office-seekers have been mostly unsuccessful. Has Sarah Palin lost touch with the Republican primary voters who make up her base?
To muddle through while the California budget crisis continues, state workers will be furloughed three days a month and the state will have to issue IOUs to pay bills. Still, there's little urgency in Sacramento.
Stimulus spending and extending the Bush tax cuts can help a little in the short term, but they would likely hurt America's long-term economic outlook, a CBO report issued Thursday says.
A Pew poll that finds nearly 1 in 5 Americans sees Barack Obama as a Muslim can be answered by looking at his past, especially his 2006 speech about faith in politics.
A Pew Research Center poll suggests that 18 percent of Americans think Obama is a Muslim. (He's not.) The poll also offers reasons – some curious – as to why people were misinformed.
Sonic boom over Puget Sound: A passenger aboard a float plane that violated the airspace around Air Force One while President Barack Obama was in town Tuesday was stunned to find out about the fuss that resulted.
With the federal deficit at $1.5 trillion, some voters are balking at politicians who tout a record of securing ‘pork barrel’ projects.