Senator Joe Manchin defends Democrats who opposed background-check legislation, scolds Mike Bloomberg, and says Pat Toomey is still on board.
When his daughter was being born, the Virginia Democrat's wife told him to attend a reporter's party. Maybe this is why.
The Calgary-born Texas senator is considering a bid for the Oval Office. Let's nip those birther questions in the bud right now.
Congress has reached a deal to end furloughs creating airport delays -- without addressing any of the other problems of the sequester.
The gathering of Presidents Bush, Bush, Clinton, Carter, and Obama appears to tie for the largest such convention of commanders in chief ever.
The powerful Montana senator's decision surprised Democrats. The race to replace him could signal his party's future direction.
The South Carolina senator wants Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, an American citizen, to be held as an enemy combatant.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was a naturalized American citizen, officials say. That shows why it's hard to connect this incident to proposed reforms.
It's been a bad week for the South Carolina Republican, who allegedly trespassed at his ex-wife's house and has lost the financial backing of national Republicans.
The Senate couldn't break a filibuster on expanded background checks, spelling the de facto end to the post-Newtown legislative push.
Steny Hoyer suggests that the attacks provides the latest proof that Congress needs to repeal the sequester. Has he thought this one through?
And she's rapping about it, horribly.
Track of the Day: Hova answers his political critics as only he can.
Teary Times tell-all or no, Weiner's burning lust for the mayor's office is utterly unsurprising -- as is his failure to own up to his failures.
Despite a clear emotional investment, the president's demands for legislation have been reasonably modest. They're in limbo nonetheless.
Musical treatments of the South's legacy aren't all as horrible as "Accidental Racist."
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.