Poll results tend to show that voters approve of the public option for healthcare. But senators like Joe Lieberman could vote the other way.
Incumbent mayors are facing tougher-than-usual reelection bids due, in part, to a struggling national economy.
Gallup finds voters in greater numbers call themselves conservative. The biggest shift is among registered independents.
Majority leader Harry Reid said Monday that the Senate healthcare bill will include a public option that states can decline. But it is not clear how he can get the needed votes.
A state Republican lawmaker will introduce a resolution Tuesday to begin impeachment proceedings against South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford.
A New York congressional election, featuring a third-party conservative challenging the Republican nominee, tests the future of the GOP. Will the Tea Party insurgency prevail?
Activities around the world Saturday focused on the need to reduce carbon emissions. But a new Pew survey shows that fewer and fewer Americans believe there is solid evidence the earth is warming.
White House economist Christina Romer said Thursday that the stimulus package's impact on the economy will weaken from here on.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, a long-time friend of Obama, more than doubled his campaign cash at fundraising luncheon with the president.