House GOP leaders fear a conservative revolt when government funding comes up for a vote next month.
Like Barack Obama, the chief justice came into office promising an age of apolitical comity. And like the president, he has seen his dream die.
President Obama is compelled to get permission before striking Syria, but if he violates the law by unilaterally ordering a strike it won't be the first time.
Vulnerable incumbents like Mark Pryor and Kay Hagan are backing into talking about the law.
If Noah Dyer has his way, everyone else will be stripped of any rights to privacy too.
"When people look at me on the street, I look like a typical young American."
On Monday, The New York Times published a profile of the dead St. Louis teenager, calling him "no angel"—part of a dubious language of "morality" about black men.
A lawsuit seeks to force Oklahoma to record every death sentence it carries out and to allow witnesses present to observe.
"Bad, bad, bad," and other critiques
The party's desperate bid to hang onto the majority rests on an unprecedented political organizing effort in red states like this one.
The whistleblower started out as an idealistic booster of the national-security state. Illegal and immoral behavior he witnessed on the inside turned him into an outsider.
The Michaud campaign asks for and gets equal time.
One reason for the racial divide over Michael Brown's death is that white Americans tend to talk mostly to other white people.
Strong frontrunners have drawn challengers before. But given the Clintons' reputation for retaliating for betrayals, it's just not worth it in 2016.
The conservative hero's fiery 2012 dissent on same-sex marriage could be his most influential opinion—but not in the way he intended.
In most states, independent candidacies are pipe dreams. Maine is one of the rare states in which they can and do win. Here's what this year's race for the governorship shows.
We thought North Dakota was too sensible for this.
It isn't just Ferguson—polling shows that black Americans are wary of law enforcement across the nation, while whites are more likely to trust officers.
Democratic Senator Mark Begich's smart campaign could be enough to fend off Dan Sullivan—even in a red state.
A new study challenges previous conclusions about how parenthood changes politics.