California winemaker John Jordan started out giving money to Karl Rove and other political professionals. But now he's taking matters into his own hands.
At the capital's top trade associations, professional societies, think tanks, labor unions, and public-interest groups, men overwhelmingly hold more of the top jobs—and they're better paid for their efforts.
The Kentucky senator also says Russia should be "isolated" for its incursion into Crimea, but avoids specific policy proposals.
The invisible primary isn't just about lining up top donors anymore—would-be candidates are seeking mega-donors who can bankroll independent-spending groups, too.
The conservative Club for Growth wants to defeat Representative Mike Simpson, D.M.D., an Idaho Republican. His professional colleagues have another idea.
Despite efforts to clip the wings of congressional travel planned and paid for by special interests, lawmakers are again taking flight. Lobbyists who can't legally buy a lawmaker a sandwich can still escort members on trips all around the world.
The beleaguered party is hoping female candidates and women's issues will be a winning combination—again.
Senate Democrats think they got a raw deal in previous negotiations. This time around, their leader is driving the strategy for himself and the White House.
The Republican Party's effort to rebrand itself with women since losing the 2012 presidential race and seats in Congress is falling short, a new United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll has found.
With enrollment in Obamacare health exchanges set to open in less than a week, American opinion on the law remains hardened, with a narrow plurality preferring to keep the health care law rather than repeal it.
In an exclusive interview, the billionaire GOP donor offers to help the White House whip the Syria vote—if it's wanted, and needed.
Typically, only family members are allowed on privately funded trips, but the South Carolinian got permission to take his Argentine partner along.
The document drip in the IRS probe continued on Tuesday, with top congressional Democrats releasing new information that they said definitively shows the tax agency applied heightened scrutiny to both progressive and conservative groups.
A trio of Tea Party-backed senators have threatened to shut down the government if Obama's signature achievement isn't killed.
The outspoken Tea Party representative got bounced from his Florida district after just one term. It might be the best thing that's ever happened to him.
Amid a campaign cash arms race, it’s an extra pocket to collect special-interest contributions and curry favor among colleagues.
The GOP is sending lawmakers home with scandal-focused talking points as it prepares for an August campaign.
The Texas Republican Senator earned $65,383 in retirement benefits last year and amended a disclosure to show he's been collecting one pension since 2006.