Her 2008 vice-presidential run—built on divisive, personality-driven populism—was a harbinger of things to come.
No potential 2020 candidate has as much going for him as Senator Ted Cruz.
It’s easy to dismiss campaign-trail rhetoric, but candidates actually carry out their campaign promises.
If the two team up, they can unite the conservative vote, capture the press' attention all week, and beat Romney on Saturday. If not, they're headed home.
The GOP front-runner is racing toward a presidential hat trick in South Carolina, and there's only one way to stop him.
Democrats have repeatedly sought a compromise deal on the debt. Why blame the whole city for Republican intransigence?
The White House may be more disciplined this year, but it still doesn't know how to negotiate
Reagan's real record would repel most of the social and economic conservatives who now deify him
Obama should use the August recess to streamline his messaging on the economy and on the war in Afghanistan
New poll numbers show two wealthy but deeply flawed outsiders leading in the state's gubernatorial and Senate primaries. Is this a sign of what November holds for incumbents?
Elite Democrats blame a lack of follow-up, Climategate, and health care, and recommend next steps
Ohio, California, Nevada, Florida -- the stakes are high going into this year's midterm elections
A GOP candidate to replace Pete Hoekstra reworks Lyndon Johnson's "Daisy" ad implying nuclear holocaust were he not re-elected
Advisers debate how the president can intervene most effectively in midterm elections
Republicans need an answer on how they would cut spending
Political strategists explain the gap between bailout policy and bailout politics -- and tell incumbents how to defend their TARP votes
But they won't go as far right as some of today's GOP leaders.
Legal scholar Pamela Karlan on Elena Kagan's confirmation hearings
Despite his Senate status and B-list opponent, Harry Reid is down in the polls. Nevada politicos weigh in on the forces at work.
The Massachusetts senator's anti-tax crusade probably won't help the middle class, or the economy