Republicans are hoping to fold the three scandals into a single narrative of an unaccountable and overreaching White House that cannot be trusted.
How Democratic and Republican officials cajole potential candidates into signing on for constant stress, ceaseless fundraising, and the danger of losing your job every two years
The planned GOP filibuster of gun-control legislation was losing steam on Tuesday, as more than half a dozen GOP lawmakers abandoned their conservative colleagues' effort to block consideration of the bill.
Government watchdogs are dubious. They say Menendez's financial situation adds fuel to questions about his motives and whether the free flights he accepted were a simple oversight.
Facing questions about his relationship with a donor, the New Jersey senator appears to have emptied out his savings in an effort to put concerns to rest.
Ted Cruz is one of only two Hispanic Republicans in the Senate and could join forces opposing a broad immigration bill.
The Georgia Republican, an OB-GYN, boldly steps into territory that brought down two Senate candidates in the 2012 elections.
In a week of posturing and positioning on Capitol Hill, people on both sides of the aisle acknowledged that McConnell's failed maneuver cost the GOP some precious negotiating ground. The question was how much.
The Senate minority leader is a known tactician, but in misjudging the Democratic hand he may have weakened his fiscal-cliff position.
Plus: Joe Biden may be second in command, but he's first in flirting on the campaign trail.
Long an ignored slice of the electorate, Asian-Americans are increasingly flexing their political muscles this year, as candidates and constituents.
These donation websites have the trappings of official campaign pages: smiling candidate photos and videos, issue pages, and a large, red “donate” button at the top. Except that the money goes to an obscure conservative group run by an Arizona activist.
The mysterious CAPE PAC has netted more than $570,000 from apparently snookered donors. Where is the money going?
Many residents, stung by the economy, in key swing state are undecided.
As gas prices have dipped, the issue has all but disappeared as a talking point, both on the campaign trail and in the halls of Congress. Two charts tell the tale.
Lieutenant governor who worked in Bolivia challenges Cuban-American who knows Spanglish.
Top GOP prospects include black Mormon woman, openly gay man, and Indian-American.
The Golden State's new election rules could cost Democrats dearly. Intra-party fights can now last all the way until November.
Like many members, Utah's Jason Chaffetz can't ignore the rising tide of Latinos. But they don't set his agenda — yet.