Yes, minorities wait longer to vote -- but the widely disparaged voter ID laws in 2012 seem to have had fairly little to do with it.
The history of established churches in the early United States shows why the Tar Heel State's proposal treads on precarious ground.
The old, weird Senate procedure that Harry Reid will use to pass the continuing resolution to fund the government
The former South Carolina governor, famous for his extramarital affair while in office, is poised for a return to Congress.
The Kentucky senator's filibuster might not even be the most important one that happened yesterday.
How they're spinning the best close in market history
Obama and Congress couldn't reach a deal to avert $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. Here's what that means.
The Fox host and the Democratic congressman ranted at each other for six minutes. What were they ranting about? Good question.
Simply pairing stock criticisms of Obama with dance moves doesn't constitute a joke.
From shotguns to secret raids to dating, the vice president has some suggestions.
Is the late, great French novelist also the progenitor of every wannabe rock star's favorite pastime?
Todd Akin, of "legitimate rape," fame was farthest to the right, while 14 Democrats tied as the most left-wing members of the legislature.
After confronting President Obama at the National Prayer Breakfast, the accomplished doctor became an instant star. Is he destined for political success?
As the president delivers his fourth State of the Union address, here are up-to-the-minute updates and the best analysis from around the web.
A disgraced former FBI agent claims that CIA director-nominee John Brennan is a convert to Islam. That's false -- and it doesn't matter anyway.
Senators John McCain, Michael Bennet, and Amy Klobuchar spotlight the ample areas of bipartisan agreement for a major bill.
The Florida senator's perplexing remarks about man-made global warming, and what they tell us about climate politics and 2016
Remember when he said he'd veto any bill that undid the automatic cuts without a long-term deficit-reduction plan? Well, maybe not any bill.
Legislators say the president isn't paying enough attention to them. Where have we heard that before?
The New Jerseyan is coming under scrutiny for his friendship with a Florida doctor -- and their allegedly scandalous dealings in the Dominican Republic.