There's a small but real chance a bloc of unaffiliated senators could form after the midterms and help moderate the chamber.
"Would you prefer a system where you can be instantly teleported from SF to LA? Of course. But that doesn't mean it's going to happen."
Suspicious business dealings by several high-ranking officials easily warrant an inquiry. Does anyone in Congress care enough to make it happen?
A pair of canines play hero in the latest fence-jumping incident at the White House.
The big-tent principle applied to a former U.S. senator and a current U.S. adversary
Voter-ID laws are part of a hoary American tradition holding that people who aren't economically independent can't make reasoned political choices.
A federal jury convicted one security guard of murder and three others of manslaughter in the 2007 killings in Iraq.
The White House may just want to stay away from Bruce Braley's Senate bid until Election Day.
"I usually felt terrified and paralyzed during sex," a woman writes of her dating life, "but I had no idea how to communicate that fact to anyone."
A UN special rapporteur's statement on water shutoffs in the beleaguered city raises questions about what the social contract means for some Americans.
The legendary Washington Post chief, who died on Tuesday at 93, enlivened the newspaper and the nation's capital alike.
John Kerry is sending his fellow would-be president to Northern Ireland as an envoy in the latest round of peace talks.
John Kasich seemed to say the Affordable Care Act was here to stay, then quickly walked back his comments.
Passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea will now have to fly through the five airports where screenings are taking place.
Will affirmative consent make women more comfortable displaying a green light? Several readers think so.
The question of restricting flights to insulate the U.S. has become a classic campaign litmus test.
In the first installment of The Atlantic's Midterm Cheat Sheet, longtime Nola columnist James Varney discusses the contest between Mary Landrieu, Bill Cassidy, and Rob Maness.
The Democratic Senate hopeful in Georgia is ignoring the former president's pleas not to use his image in her ads.
"What you are discovering on your road trip is the genius of conservatism."
The "Patient Zero" of Internet shame wants to end cyber-bullying. She began by joining Twitter.
Obama's campaign schedule is already light, and on Sunday some people actually left his event early.