| Feb 6, 2013
| 8:37 AM
If U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is widely known to be eyeing a run for statewide office, does wait and take on incumbent GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016, both politicians' recent campaign finance filings foreshadow a high-priced race between two...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Rep. Ed Markey (D-N.J.) and Newark Mayor Cory Booker are drawing on Hollywood for two special elections in their states.
The most pressing is in Massachusetts, to fill the Senate seat of John Kerry after he resigned to become secretary of state. Markey...
| May 23, 2013
| 9:16 AM
A book can’t rescue the American middle class. But a lot of politicians who say they want to rescue the American middle class are writing books about their travails and their vision — all timed to come out as the 2016 presidential election...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is ushering in the new and the old — dozens of eager freshmen determined to change Washington and the harsh reality of another stretch of bitterly divided government.
The 113th Congress will convene Thursday at the...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Ben Affleck appeared in Washington yesterday to meet with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry about violence in the Congo. Affleck is founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, which seeks to curb the massive number of killings in that country (5 million in 14...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 11:03 AM
In a profession like politics and in a town like the nation's capital, the phenomenon of a U.S. senator voluntarily surrendering his seat for a think-tank job would have been unthinkable some years ago.
The decision of Republican Jim DeMint of South...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:38 PM
Soon after the 1988 presidential election, pollsters asked Democrats whom they favored to be their party’s nominee in 1992. The strongest candidates were Sen. Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts and Gov. Mario M. Cuomo of New York. The governor of...
| May 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Get ready for Allen West, TV commentator.
The former congressman is joining Fox News Channel as a contributor, the Orlando Sentinel has learned.
If his political career is a guidepost, the outspoken Florida Republican is likely to give viewers and...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Whether Susan Rice jumped or was pushed from consideration to succeed retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, her removal from the equation clears one bone of partisan contention from President Obama's plate as he heads into his...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Whether Susan Rice jumped or was pushed from consideration to succeed retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, her removal from the equation clears one bone of partisan contention from President Barack Obama's plate as he heads into his second term....
| Apr 12, 2013
| 8:58 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., will be a guest on five Sunday morning programs this weekend: ABC's "This Week," CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union," "Fox News Sunday" and NBC's "Meet the Press."
The rest of the Sunday morning guest list:...