An application for tax-exempt status shows the advocacy group downplaying its political work -- even though it spent $70 million on the 2012 election.
A hard-fought presidential election, sea changes on gay rights and marijuana, and intractable disputes over the budget are standout stories in a busy year.
Forget falling off the fiscal cliff -- one professor has to watch out for falling pieces of scenery.
At a Washington holiday celebration Sunday night, he shook hands with the "Gangnam Style" rapper. Was that a mistake?
The comedian could shake up the Palmetto State primary, The Atlantic reported five years ago. Why not the Senate?
With the South Carolina stalwart leaving to head the Heritage Foundation, the GOP could have its first Southern black senator since Reconstruction.
The wacky Texan cast the only vote against a bill stripping the outdated term from federal books.
He reinvented jazz rhythms while also remaining true to tradition.
The Florida senator and presidential hopeful puts a flap over the age of the earth to rest, but stokes controversy with comments about homosexuality.
Why is the former Wyoming senator dancing to the viral sensation? Excellent question.
Speeches by Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan Tuesday night might augur a shift in the GOP orthodoxy.
Even as she fades from the national spotlight, the former vice-presidential contender gets plenty of love on the Internet.
Democratic senators want to radically rewrite the rules to make it easier to vote on bills and nominees.
You told us what the former rivals were saying to one another. Check out the winners!
The vice president took a little shopping trip to the new D.C. outpost of the national chain.
The White House says the president will host his former adversary for a meal at the executive mansion.
Grover Norquist demands that Republicans hold the line on taxes. He was winning, until the defections began.
Did the president, like the Florida senator, refuse to say how old the earth is? Not really.
The outspoken Florida congressman has conceded his race, but the vote-counting fiasco ought to be a source of bipartisan outrage.
News and analysis of the annual discussion with America's top thinkers and policymakers, taking place at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.