The real surprise may be that some accusers were willing to step forward despite the likely consequences.
Excuses include “I've got to mow my lawn” and “I’ve got to really do my hair that week.”
The House speaker who made Congress dysfunctional is wriggling back into government by capitalizing on outrage over that very dysfunction.
In these tumultuous times, Evan Bayh is having a moment.
The post-Orlando resurgence of the gun debate has tightened the race between Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte and Democratic Governor Maggie Hassan.
The former first daughter has maintained a wide buffer of privacy while enjoying the influence and access her fame confers. Having it both ways will get trickier if her mother wins in November.
Donald Trump’s oafish hegemony over the news cycle leaves little room for the House speaker’s earnest pleas to talk about congressional policy.
The women who support Donald Trump will not be bullied.
Representative Charlie Dent and other moderate Republicans are frustrated and angry: Their party’s far-right fringe refuses to be pragmatic.
Congressional Republicans are trying to distance themselves from Donald Trump by focusing on their local constituencies. But like it or not, presidential candidates drive the race.
Powerful female members of the GOP are caught between party loyalty and the front-runner’s misogyny.
Senator Mike Lee fears enrolling women in the Selective Service is a dangerous precedent that may lead to mandatory service for things like national security and the public good.
Michelle Obama created a health movement over the last eight years. What happens to her initiatives when a new occupant moves into the East Wing?
The cadre of conservative budget hawks on the Hill feels damned if it does play spoiler in budget negotiations, and damned if it doesn’t.
The Senate majority leader is reaping the benefits of the House Freedom Caucus in a stalled Congress.
Members of the House are trying to pass a bill that would suspend legislators' salaries if they can't pass a budget. They haven't had much success.
The First Lady is speaking out against injustice in increasingly bold terms, as her time in the White House draws to a close.
Some congressional Republicans want to put an end to all lame-duck legislation—lest members yield to the urge “to feast upon the hard-earned tax dollars of the living.”
Senator Mike Enzi wants to quash the madness and fix the system. But if he succeeds, what will lawmakers use as a scapegoat for their infighting?
Despite some world-class spin from the White House, Merrick Garland’s confirmation isn’t going anywhere.