Opponents of a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants had a plan to apply grassroots pressure on congressional Republicans in their home districts. Why did it fizzle?
A longtime libertarian policy wonk talks about whether the philosophy can save the GOP -- and why he still doesn't think Rand Paul can win the presidency.
Revelations of shady dealings by both gubernatorial candidates have made an already nasty race positively loathsome.
A shift among people of faith is moving public opinion -- and changing gay Americans' lives in profound ways.
The GOP has lost more support among voters over 65 than any other demographic group in recent months, according to a new poll.
Democrats and Republicans come together for an unlikely cause: prog rock. Can they save Washington along the way?
A powerful coalition supports reforming immigration. But on the other side is a scrappy, tech-savvy organization that's won before.
At the book party for Mark Leibovich, the irony threatens to engulf the ironist.
GOP lawmakers fear a revolt on the issue from their conservative base. But polling and history suggest it's unlikely to materialize.
John Boehner is hamstrung by a stricture that a majority of the majority must back any bill. Would he be a stronger speaker if he collaborated with Democrats more, not less?
The fight between Cheney and a popular Republican incumbent is only the latest feud to split the Wyoming GOP. Can the state's beleaguered Democrats capitalize?
The party's internal conflict isn't about wooing Hispanic voters. It's a proxy war between pragmatist elites and the angry fringe -- and the fringe is winning.
The Senate majority leader has threatened to reform the rules before. But this time, he may actually mean it.
House Republicans are meeting today to figure out what's next for the landmark legislation. Things look bleak for reformers.
Political comebacks after tawdry behavior aren't the exception. They're the rule.
A leading advocacy group aims for 60 percent national support, a national law to overturn DOMA, and a majority of Americans in states with gay marriage.
The three-term Texas governor announced he won't seek reelection, but sought to keep the presidential buzz alive.
Republicans are right to distrust the motives of Democrats bearing advice. But they're too quick to cast out their own internal dissenters.
A new study disputes the claim that it harms female politicians when the media discuss their appearance.
The legislation's lesser-known drama: Protecting its left flank from jittery advocates who worry it is too conservative.