A deal would be the start, not the end, of an uphill climb to control federal entitlement spending
The House and governors have written the issue script for the primary, making questions of identity and electability more important
Why millennials can't start their careers and baby boomers can't end theirs.
College-educated women, working-class men, and Hispanics are coming back to the president
Eclipsed by demographics, new polling shows that this voting bloc feels increasingly alienated
Top presidential contenders are asking voters to excuse or ignore the stances they held a few years ago
The former governor is Mormon, used to be pro-choice, and could find himself even more vulnerable with Mike Huckabee out of the race
After ordering the raid the killed al Qaeda's leader, the commander in chief gets to start over
Democrats and Republicans both want to rein in federal spending. To do it, they'd revamp health care in very different ways.
The journalistic giant was remembered in Washington Tuesday along with the age of reporting
How rising minority populations can reshape U.S. politics and carry Obama to victory in 2012
More like Dwight Eisenhower than John Kennedy, the president leads outside the limelight
In Republicans' most fragmented primary since 1940, presidential hopefuls are just along for the ride
Is the solution to strip benefits from public workers, or to save private-sector 401(k) plans?
Republican governors are leading a frontal assault on President Obama's agenda
Reframing his presidency on Tuesday night, Obama broke away from the struggles that marked his first two years in office
New data show two broad trends: the exodus of whites from the Democratic Party and America's divergent views along racial lines
Americans no longer think the U.S. economy is No. 1, a new Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll shows
The Millennial Generation is the largest, most diverse, and potentially best educated in American history. But what happens to their dreams and drive as they step into the worst job market in decades? The author presents a tour of the generational landscape, from struggles to successes, coast to coast.