Female GOP lawmakers withdrew their support for a late-term ban, demonstrating that the leadership is more than just old, white men.
Richard Burr now leads the intelligence committee, but he seems more interested in protecting the agency than holding it accountable.
In his State of the Union, Obama asked Congress and the public to support a campaign that none of them want to own—not even him.
But it's not ready to say that humanity is causing it.
The most important words in Obama's speech, and in the Republican responses, were the ones hardly uttered at all.
Mike Huckabee suggests that if the justices rule that gay-marriage bans are unconstitutional, states don't need to listen.
The phrase, borrowed from the 19th century, is a terrible term. The Internet furnishes a replacement that, however obscene, is clearly superior.
The American people no longer even notice whole categories of flaws in political rhetoric.
Speaker John Boehner invited the Israeli leader to address Congress—and rebut President Obama—for the second time in four years.
Like Obama, JFK and LBJ found their agendas stymied by a hostile Congress, until American voters stepped in to demand change.
From The West Wing to the wooly mammoth: American democracy's most famous dairy product, fact-checked
This year, Obama's domestic-policy narrative reached its crescendo, while his foreign-policy narrative quietly collapsed.
A confident president redefines his achievements as a defense of middle-class economics.
The former mayor of Charlotte will skip President Obama's State of the Union in case of calamity.
There's no evidence of extremist takeover of areas in Europe or the United States. So why do the claims continue?
Democrats and Republicans have invited guests to showcase the debate over the Cuba embargo.
The president's proposals are designed to force his presumptive successor to campaign and govern on his terms.
More than the traditional laundry list of proposals, it's the president's tone toward Republicans that will be key.
A conference in Washington, a development across the country
If the Supreme Court requires states to recognize same-sex marriages performed elsewhere, then it cannot allow states to refuse to celebrate such marriages themselves.