Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell, expected to become majority leader in January, says Republican candidate Bill Cassidy, who faces Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu in a runoff next month, will promote energy jobs in Louisiana.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry deleted what was described as an "unauthorized tweet" from his verified Twitter account. The tweet posted an unflattering mock image of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.
President Obama will dine Tuesday with four people who wrote letters to him: A man who thanked Obama for a student loan, a single mother, a teacher in a GED program, and a woman who is active in her neighborhood association.
Rev. Frank Schaefer, who was defrocked after he presided over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked, can return to the pulpit, said a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday.
Palin: 'Nerd prom' denigrates the White House Correspondent's dinner, where President Obama joked Saturday. Sara Palin wasn't invited, and according to The Atlantic, she wasn't the first to label the event a 'nerd prom.'