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
The Senate is slipping away, but Republicans haven't locked it up.
A man shocked into submission after walking his dog off leash sues, and wins long overdue limits on Taser-happy law enforcement.
It’s an obvious problem for Democrats—and perhaps an even larger one for Republicans.
Paul Ryan and Mitch McConnell aren't scientists, but that doesn't stop them from discrediting it.
Democrats don't want a divisive battle over Eric Holder's replacement before the midterms.
How do we end up with the kinds of people whose names we see on the ballot? Two brisk, fast-reading books on two very different U.S. senators offer clues.
We all know the drill: The GOP makes big gains on Capitol Hill, overreaches for two years, then loses the next presidential race.
Liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg joins with conservatives Antonin Scalia and Clarence Thomas to urge the court to take up a drug-sentencing case.
Will voters care more about Mitch McConnell's Obamacare stumble or Alison Lundergan Grimes's presidential vote from 2012?
Are the presidents dumbing down? Or are their speechwriters smartening up?
The contest was touted as an opportunity to gain a seat, but now the party seems to be giving up on its candidate.