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.
Mary Landrieu's imminent political demise raises questions about her party's future—both in the South and across the country.
The party is still trying to cope with this month's brutal electoral losses.
Despite his best efforts, Maryland’s Martin O’Malley might be the most ignored candidate of 2016.
As in 2010, the GOP overshot its targets in this year's midterm elections, taking the Senate and winning House and statehouse races across the board. Now what will they do?
The Kentucky Republican is poised to take control of a new Senate majority Tuesday, but he remains remote and inscrutable.
Abandoned by Democrats and shunned by Republicans, many Hispanics don't see why they should vote this year. In Colorado, they could decide the election.
Colorado's Cory Gardner may have found a way to turn a blue state red by co-opting Democrats' tactics—and their message.
Despite the party's touted voter-mobilization efforts, Republicans are catching up in a key midterm battleground.
Republicans promise that if they seize the majority, they'll stop Obama—and stop the Washington gridlock. Can they really do both?
Republican Joni Ernst's unexpected breakout performance in the race for Senate in Iowa epitomizes this midterm election.
Michigan Republican Rick Snyder finds himself in an unexpectedly tough reelection campaign thanks to a backlash against his economic policies.