The midterm election year is shaping up around a few broad themes, including ongoing Republican civil war and the pitched partisan battle over Obamacare.
A schism between moderates and liberals over economic inequality is the first front in defining a post-Obama platform.
Obama-weary Democrats have a new cause. Care for a Readytini?
GOP leaders finally had enough with conservatives' antics and decided to take back control. It worked, and we got a budget deal.
The right isn't wild about the bipartisan funding agreement reached Tuesday, but no revolt big enough to stop it appears to be brewing.
Texas Senator John Cornyn's challenge from Steve Stockman, a militia-loving birther congressman, could be the ultimate expression of Tea Party nihilism.
Liberals shouldn't expect the "nuclear option" to end Senate obstruction of Obama's nominees.
A powerful, well-organized coalition did everything it could, with no results. Now advocates are preparing to shift from lobbying to revenge.
Fed up with an unrelenting stream of blocked nominations, the Democratic leader makes a historic change to Senate filibuster rules.
Political realities and public pressure will force the House to take up the stalled issue, according to one of the drafters of the Senate-passed legislation.
Democrats are done defending the troubled rollout of the health-care exchanges and scrambling to reposition themselves in favor of improving the law.
Some have begun to hope—or worry—that the disastrous rollout of health-care reform might prompt the GOP to take action to fix it.
The anti-tax crusader predicts a smarter Republican strategy when the next round of fiscal deadlines comes in the spring. Also, he has a killer Dick Cheney joke.
After years of trying to accommodate conservatives, mainstream Republicans finally went to war on Tuesday—and won.
Virginia and New Jersey elected governors with big personalities who promised to put partisanship aside and get results—a lesson for both parties in 2014 and 2016.
The Wyoming GOP primary campaign is already shaping up to be a scorched-earth affair, demonstrating the kind of senator Liz Cheney would likely be.
Though politicians and analysts often conflate the two, libertarians have different views on many issues than Tea Partiers—and they're not as big a faction of the GOP.
Remember when Slick Willie was controversial? Today, he's America's most powerful political brand, and he's not at all shy about it.
The left is unified and full of exciting ideas. What's the point?
The Republican divisions laid bare by the government shutdown are playing out in the gubernatorial race, and the result appears to be a Democratic rout.