Obama delivers his Afghanistan war speech Tuesday. The danger for the president is that next fall, disillusioned voters on the left sit out the midterm elections, when the Democrats are already expected to lose seats in Congress.
President Obama has not talked about Afghanistan much since March. Starting with his speech laying out a new Afghanistan plan Tuesday, he'll have to start making up for lost time.
Web widgets bring Internet perks to the biggest screen in most people’s homes.
Rep. Bart Stupak wants to make sure no public healthcare funds pay for abortions – and he says he has the votes to block the House bill. Abortion-rights activists seek to keep healthcare reform bills 'abortion neutral.'
Tiff over the success of cash-for-clunkers has the White House reaching beyond media criticism to take on even ‘apolitical’ consumer groups.
The Monitor's language columnist wonders whether we would ever get along without helpful words like 'albeit.'