The federal role in schools is strictly limited. Ronald Reagan wanted to abolish the Department of Education.
Next year’s gubernatorial election seems likely to focus not on the economy or unemployment, but on candidates’ relationships.
Conservatives have traditionally resisted a federal role in education. As a presidential candidate, Ronald Reagan promised to cut the Department of Education.
The controversy over Bob McDonnell's 1989 graduate thesis has put the GOP candidate on the defense. But Democratic voter fatigue may keep his rival from getting ahead.
Jaycee's abductor was a parolee, Phillip Garrido. His story is now framing the debate about how the state should relieve overcrowded prisons, and who should be watched most closely.
She must decide whether she wants to be a heavyweight public servant or a rock star.
The president will address Congress next Wednesday in prime time. He must win over lawmakers and the American people, who are growing skeptical of Obama's healthcare plan, polls suggest.
The senator gave crucial support not only to national legislation but also to hospitals, universities, and research centers in his home state.
They're talking about using the budget reconciliation process for some parts, but it could be risky. Part 2 of two.