Obama has strong moral, political, and pragmatic reasons to issue an executive order now.
Despite its broad win last week, the GOP couldn't get Carl DeMaio or Richard Tisei elected to Congress.
Democrats like Howard Dean who rally around her risk looking like opportunistic hypocrites.
The risk of putting a Bush-style hawk like Marco Rubio back in the White House is much too dangerous.
Many in the party have confidently believed demographics will guarantee future dominance. The election results should give them pause.
Obama has dragged his feet on approving or rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline, but it could be a good chit to trade for protecting new EPA regulations from the GOP Senate.
Lawmakers have to fund the government and provide new money for the fight against Ebola and ISIS when they return for a lame-duck session next week.
The justices decided to take up a case challenging the legitimacy of federal insurance subsidies in the law.
In upholding same-sex-marriage bans, Sixth Circuit Judge Jeffrey Sutton said the people should decide, but his ruling virtually guaranteed the opposite.
President Obama will nominate Loretta Lynch, a U.S. attorney in New York, to replace Eric Holder at the Justice Department.
From Maine to Louisiana, Vermont to Virginia, third-party candidates changed the course of elections for the Senate and governor's mansions.
With a decision to uphold same-sex-marriage bans, the Sixth Circuit creates a division that only the justices can resolve.
Why personhood measures keep failing
Three precedents that make it even easier to use lethal force abroad without congressional approval
Before May, Congress has no alternative but to endorse or end NSA spying on the phone calls of virtually every American. What does the new party in charge want?
Speaker Boehner warns President Obama not to go it alone on immigration reform.
The president could get more of what he wants if he offered Republicans tax reform in exchange for a carbon tax.
Voters ushered in dozens of new lawmakers on Tuesday, but Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, John Boehner, and Mitch McConnell aren't going anywhere.
A critique of the First Amendment from an academic who studies street harassment
Mitch McConnell and John Boehner want to score a few quick legislative victories in January.