Leaked early exit data briefly gave Democrats hope they'd won the recall Tuesday night. How could a survey of the real electorate be so far off?
A pollster's strategy presentation aims at an electoral college victory strategy, but falls a bit short of the goal.
It doesn't mean Obama is going to lose, but the failed attempt to recall Scott Walker gives Democrats and organized labor reason to fear an emboldened conservative agenda.
They don't get as much attention as Obama's "evolution" on the issue, but the biggest substantive wins for equality advocates continue to come through the courts.
In the presidential race, the name of Romney's onetime employer has become a dirty word. But in Utah, an underdog candidate rushes to embrace what he calls "Mitt's company."
Why mudslinging has overshadowed the labor fight that started the push to get rid of the governor 16 months ago
The New York mayor's latest nanny-state proposal -- a ban on soda -- has even many liberals leery. But the lame-duck Bloomberg is uniquely impervious to public opinion.
As the Obama campaign seeks to make an issue of Romney's term in the Massachusetts state house, locals say he was neither a disaster nor a breakout success.
Republicans are confident controversial Gov. Scott Walker will survive next week's attempt to oust him, while Democrats insist it's too soon to predict the outcome.
In 2004, Kerry staffers blamed her for botching the response to the Swift Boat attacks. Now she's back -- as the aggressive face of the Obama reelection effort.
On Hardball, the former presidential candidate finally meets his match in Chris Matthews' similarly childish enthusiasm for history -- and animals.
After tacking to the right on immigration in the Republican primary, he is now attempting to woo Hispanic voters without mentioning the issue.
Despite the recent controversy over contraception, Gallup finds Americans broadly approve of birth control -- but not porn, cloning, or infidelity.
As Cory Booker discovered, "hope and change" is officially dead. A bare-knuckle campaign is now Obama's hallmark. And to many Democrats, it's about time.
Democrats and Republicans both believe they got the upper hand in the kerfuffle over Cory Booker's criticism of attacks on Bain Capital.
In which two guys who agree on just about everything face off in one of the most expensive House races of 2012
The political dynamics of the fast-changing Mountain West create opportunities in 2012 for both Democrats and Republicans.
One was Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard roommate. The other went to Jerry Falwell's Liberty University. Together, Joe Green and Jim Gilliam want to democratize the most powerful Internet organizing tools.
The Obama campaign is straining to argue that Romney's business record is about more than heartless greed, but it's a difficult case to make.