Comparing the 42nd president's record on civil rights to two Democrats of yore: Lyndon Johnson and George Wallace
A reporter overhears a representative dialing for dollars and live tweets the whole disheartening spectacle.
Today's least self-aware punditry, courtesy of the former Weather Underground ringleader
The Texas lawmaker's comments are really just another way to talk about the doggedly debated topic of whether fetuses feel pain.
Was Arizona's Trent Franks not paying attention when Todd Akin made similar comments last year and paid the price?
Appointing Susan Rice as a top aide, attacking Darrell Issa, and fighting for judicial nominees show Obama and his allies don't want to make nice.
Will the would-be first lady have more luck winning a cover-girl contest than her husband did in his presidential bid?
A must-read account of the House's spring term shows how close he came to losing his job, and how the Book of Samuel rescued him.
What do polls show about racial preferences in college admissions? Don't take the overall number at face value.
A very young Ron Paul and and even younger Rand Paul pose with the Gipper, wearing some impressive duds.
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.