| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Control of the U.S. Senate is the most important prize at stake in this year's mid-term elections. There are 36 Senate seats up for election -- 21 are held by Democrats, 15 by Republicans.
The most hotly contested races are in North Carolina, Louisiana,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made before the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce.
“I don’t think you’re smarter than anybody else,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 3:10 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH — The campaign stop by a Republican Senate hopeful Saturday in Virginia Beach felt more like a block party or family reunion, with hot dogs and hamburgers to compliment the short, sweet campaign messages from a couple of national...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:01 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - One of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's online ads attacking Democratic opponent Alison Grimes featured her picture lined up next to President Obama, Woody Allen and Barbra Streisand.
Get it? Unpopular president +...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Bill Press must think that his readers are stupid. His Aug. 10 Room for Debate column blames John Boehner and the 113th Congress for "leaving town without doing anything" about the crisis at the border.
Allow me to educate Mr. Press that the 113th...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Intraparty quarrels among Republicans have littered the political landscape this election cycle, but a battle among Democrats is set to take center stage Saturday in Hawaii, as Sen. Brian Schatz looks to stave off a formidable challenge from Rep....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Top national Republicans held their summer meeting in Chicago today in a symbolic defiance to hometown President Barack Obama, Illinois’ blue-state status and Democrats who control the Senate, and vowed an expensive and expansive mid-term campaign...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:13 PM
House Republicans went overtime Friday, expending an enormous amount of political energy to try to reach consensus on a border-crisis measure that is almost certain never to become law.
The last-minute push came as lawmakers were about to head into a...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 7:44 PM
Insisting that factors beyond his control had created an untenable political situation, President Obama said Saturday that he would postpone his promised executive action to make drastic changes to the immigration system — a delay that leaves tens...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 7:51 AM
UPDATED: Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., tells CBS' "Face the Nation" that President Barack Obama has committed "presidential malpractice" in foreign policy.
Rubio blasted Obama's moves in the Middle East.
U.S. allies are concluding that "American foreign...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 6:55 PM
When overworked Silicon Valley innovators retreated to the Nevada desert a week ago for the annual Burning Man festival, some met an unexpected reveler.
There, among the drug-infused performance art, stood a buttoned-down policy wonk from Washington...