For many, this is still a land of unequal opportunity. A history-making president may not be enough.
Choking back tears, the president expresses his grief and avoids specific policy suggestions.
Analysis: To garner more support, gay-marriage advocates are changing the conversation from one about rights to one about love and commitment.
The GOP White House hopefuls gathered for the latest televised debate in a state that epitomizes America's struggling economy
How did the candidate loan his campaign $500,000? A hodgepodge of corporate director fees and investments has filled his pockets.
Republican candidates swarmed Mitt Romney and had some tense moments onstage during a CNN forum in Las Vegas
Three weeks after the last nationally televised forum, the Republican presidential primary has changed considerably
With his rivals suffering setbacks and with Chris Christie declining to run, the former governor has found himself in prime position
In the latest Republican presidential forum, held Thursday night in Orlando, the two front-runners sparred on a range of issues
After Democrats' special-election losses, the president's union backers want him to drive a more aggressive message
Speaking to a crowd in New Hampshire, the Texas governor accused scientists of manipulating climate data
The Granite State doesn't typically go for evangelicals from the South, but the Texas governor is trying to change that
The House Speaker said Republicans would press ahead with their own proposal should Obama continue to reject a two-tier plan
With the clock ticking down to the reopening of the markets, Congressional leaders try to patch together a two-step agreement
After debt-limit talks between Obama and Boehner collapsed on Friday, party leaders met for about an hour at the White House
The president and the speaker seem to be getting along just fine -- but public cooperation can only benefit one of them
After stumping in early primary states, the former Utah governor will officially enter the 2012 White House race
Just as it was gaining traction, Obama's party is thrown off message by the misadventures of a congressman and its 2004 VP nominee