Republicans wish their bombastic frontrunner would go away—but they can’t figure out how to get rid of him.
The Ohio governor is launching his campaign for the presidency on a platform of trickle-down economics and Christian compassion. Does he have a constituency in the Republican party?
The success of the gay-rights cause has many in politics—particularly on the left—hoping to replicate the model.
The untold story of the improbable campaign that finally tipped the U.S. Supreme Court.
He may be the frontrunner on paper, but his campaign has fallen apart. In his official launch, he tried to turn the tide.
Don’t believe the hype: There was precious little class warfare in the Democratic frontrunner’s kickoff speech.
The Democratic frontrunner launches her candidacy with a speech that’s long on proposals, short on enthusiasm.
The Kentucky senator was supposed to be 2016’s most exciting candidate, but his bid is off to a rocky start.
This week’s mayoral primary pitted a liberal against a corporate Democrat. The liberal won—a result that illuminates the party’s growing internal divide.
He may be one of the longest shots of the 2016 Republican field, but Graham, who has always relished a fight, is perfectly serious about his ambition to be president.
The Democratic presidential candidate's proposals are increasingly at odds with the policies of her husband's administration.
He’s tamed the federal budget and brought Ohio's economy back from the brink. His next target might be the White House—and he could be 2016's most interesting candidate.
As the Supreme Court hears arguments for legalizing same-sex unions nationally, shifting public opinion could convince the justices to act.
With the bruised-and-battered Democratic leader's resignation, the Senate loses one of its toughest and most fascinating characters.
Some liberal critics see the conservative billionaires' latest crusade as a PR stunt. Could it advance the cause anyway?
Why staunchly Democratic Massachusetts loves its new GOP governor
One month in, all those campaign promises about making Washington work are turning out to be difficult for the GOP to keep.
Immigration reform is dead. So why are politicians still arguing about it?
Erick Erickson built his career on stoking populist rage. But now the man who steers the Tea Party says conservative anger has grown toxic and self-defeating.
2014 wasn't just a pendulum swing—it was the closing of a chapter in American politics.