The consummate political insider Robert Strauss embodied it.
The people the law was designed to help are far more confused about it than those who are already insured, a new study finds.
Party officials want to encourage donors to open their wallets while preventing full-on panic about the midterm elections.
How Russia's president resembles the American hawks who hate him most.
Plus: Medical marijuana hits the airwaves, Press Secretary Jay Carney is accused of taking reporters' questions in advance of his daily briefings—and more.
The right yearns for an era when churches and local organizations took care of society's weakest—an era that never existed and can't exist today.
The outbreak of open hostilities between Dianne Feinstein and the spy agency she oversees is not a problem—it is a glimmer of hope.
How Jonathan Chait and other Obama-era liberals misunderstand the role of white supremacy in America's history and present
Many Americans want to see the first female president. But some say she's not qualified—despite a resume including the White House, Senate, and State Department.
States that refused to expand coverage under the Affordable Care Act seem to be slowly softening their opposition.
In states like Arizona, social conservatives hoped to push back against the rising gay-rights tide, but lawmakers and the public sided against them.
The Russian chill and Mideast instability are boosting bipartisan support for domestic energy production.
She hasn't announced she's running and the election is years away, but dozens of PACs, super PACs, and websites—often with unclear goals or strategies—are springing up.
Why firearms are, in fact, a healthcare issue
Plus: Obama’s tourney picks, Putin goes after the Affordable Care Act—and more.
When Republican Dave Camp released his plan, observers on the left and right praised it. Then reality set in.
A powerful legislator on the costs of properly overseeing the intelligence community
Senate staffers say the agency tortured prisoners in ways that went beyond what the Bush-era DOJ approved, according to an Al-Jazeera America report.
Fifty years later, new accounts of its fraught passage reveal the era's real hero—and it isn’t the Supreme Court.