Michigan Republican Rick Snyder finds himself in an unexpectedly tough reelection campaign thanks to a backlash against his economic policies.
"Should we invest in infrastructure? Absolutely! But the right kind of infrastructure." Some ideas on what that might mean.
A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.
One Texas judge says the new law could keep 600,000 mostly black and Latino voters from the polls.
Taking a page from Obama's 2012 playbook, candidates from Illinois to Georgia have found a winning message in a dismal political environment.
The near future as imagined by observers of California's new affirmative-consent law.
America's entire history is marked by the state imposing unfreedom on a large swath of the African American population.
"I'm sorry, sir, do you have another card?"
The GOP goes Willie Horton-style in Nebraska, while a gay candidate proudly cites his husband in Massachusetts.
The CDC's Thomas Frieden told Republicans on Capitol Hill it wouldn't work. They didn't believe him.
John Pistole survived longer than anyone else atop the agency that everyone loves to hate.
The benefits of secure encryption far outweigh the costs of devices that "go dark" even when authorities have a lawful warrant.
Lawmakers will grill Thomas Frieden over why the U.S. wasn't better prepared for Ebola.
His opponents have laughed at it for years, but at Wednesday's gubernatorial debate, the Florida pol's favorite accessory stole the show.
Under the standard set by Roe v. Wade, there would be no question that a controversial Texas abortion law was invalid. What happened?
Ezra Klein expresses hope for "a haze of fear and confusion" on college campuses and "a cold spike of fear" in college men.
Don't believe the Citizens United pollyannas. Watching money flooding into elections for judges' seat shows how dangerous unregulated campaigns can be.
The CDC is playing catchup after a healthcare worker flew a commercial flight after being in contact with a patient.
In the second round of Obamacare open enrollment, customers who don't shop around can hold on to their coverage but might see it get more expensive.
The party's Senate contenders don't want anything to do with the president, but statehouse candidates are rolling out the welcome mat.
Black people: America's premier outlaw class