Both sides of the debate should want government out of the issue – but that means fulfilling a duty to women and children.
First elected to Congress in 1952, Sen. Robert Byrd has an encyclopedic knowledge of Senate rules and legislative history dating back to Roman times. On Wednesday, he became the longest-serving member of Congress.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown's spokesman secretly recorded conversations with reporters. Under pressure from GOP rivals for governor, Brown now says he'll investigate.
Routine recanvassing has narrowed Democrat Bill Owens's lead over Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman in the NY-23 House race. Uncounted absentee ballots could change the result – though that seems unlikely.
Justice Richard Goldstone, at a Brandeis University forum, defended the UN report on war crimes committed by Israel and Hamas in the Gaza war. It was the first time he has publicly discussed the report with a high-level Israeli official.
President Obama struck agreements with insurers, doctors, drug companies, and hospitals to keep them from turning against healthcare reform. What are they?
The Republican healthcare reform plan revealed Thursday would cover far fewer uninsured Americans than the Democratic House bill. But it would also cost considerably less.
The renewed effort to field staunch conservatives in competitive districts is sure to backfire.
Republican Dede Scozzafava's decisions to drop out of the race for New York's 23rd congressional district and endorse a Democrat raise questions about what place moderates have in the GOP.