The alcohol industry says pot campaigners' effort to downplay the dangers of smoking is leaving them with a nasty hangover.
New York's junior senator has gone from a rural populist to the next Hillary Clinton—with White House ambitions to match. How did it happen?
The senator from Texas might be persona non grata in parts of Washington, but red-state candidates idolize him.
Even on the most avowedly right-wing outlets, it's clear that Republicans are losing. The difference is what conclusions the left and right draw from that.
It's a dirty job cleaning up after Congress, and these animals are the ones to do it.
The outspoken Tea Party representative got bounced from his Florida district after just one term. It might be the best thing that's ever happened to him.
Patrick Murphy, the House's youngest member, beat Tea Party icon Allen West. His new job is to be as boring as possible.
The Chinese purchase of Smithfield Foods has caused concern about foreign control of the U.S. food supply.
It was easy to forget, if only for a second, that the bill is headed to the fractious House rather than the president's desk.
If you think Capitol Hill is polarized, overcompetitive, and obsessed with winning, wait until you see the Congressional Baseball Game.
The Outs started as an alternative to television's treatment of same-sex romance. With its final episode posted, can a show like this find a wider audience offline?
A day with House Majority PAC shows why unlimited spending is the norm, on both sides of the aisle.
In the eyes of the federal government, there is no such thing as "medical marijuana." But there's a dispensary just blocks from the Capitol.
It's tempting to think Marco McMillian was killed because of his race, his sexuality, or because he was running for mayor. The truth is more elusive.
GOProud isn't invited to this year's conservative confab, but the organization -- and the issue of gay marriage -- won't be absent.
Everyone agrees that the copper mine, which would create 1,300 jobs in a highly unemployed county, is a good idea -- and yet the Senate won't pass a bill allowing it to go forward.
Think women haven't been in combat situations already? Meet the women who dressed like men to fight in the Civil War.
Most gay-rights groups are ready to accept the secretary of defense nominee's apology for comments in 1998 -- but one conservative organization is not.
Ted Yoho and his fellow freshmen promise to make John Boehner’s life even more hellish.
What's the best way to understand Tea Party freshman Dennis Ross of Florida? Go shooting with him.