Liz Halloran appears in the following:
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
They're struggling to reconcile the man they see presiding over the herky-jerky move to military action in Syria with the young anti-war senator they worked tirelessly to put in office. And they'll be watching his speech Tuesday night.
Saturday, September 07, 2013
The half-dozen U.S. senators, all but one of them Democrats, struggling to make a case for their own 2014 re-election could face a critical vote as early as this week on whether to authorize U.S. military strikes on Syria.
Thursday, September 05, 2013
Voting for or against military action has proven to have long-lasting political consequences for politicians angling for the highest office in the land. Here's what potential 2016 presidential candidates have had to say on Syria.
Wednesday, September 04, 2013
House leaders face a tough sell with liberals like Minnesota's Rick Nolan, who has emerged as one of most vocal opponents of military action in Syria.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Iraq and Afghanistan War vets have strong misgivings about the idea of military strikes in Syria, especially in the absence of congressional authorization.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
With his knack for making crude and intemperate remarks, Gov. Paul LePage has become a lightning rod for controversy. Yet no one is willing to count him out in his re-election campaign.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner continues to cling to his office, even as the City Council and activists devise plans to oust him.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
An imbroglio playing out Thursday at a GOP meeting is over the swap of the word "may" for the word "shall" — and how that little change could affect the 2016 presidential prospects of potential out-of-the-GOP-mainstream candidates.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
The man, the myth, the media machine that is Cory Booker added another entry to his heat-seeking resume Tuesday. He crushed his Democratic opponents in a special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat that was left open when Frank Lautenberg died.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
To win a Senate majority in 2014, the GOP will have to avoid primary election sideshows that in recent years led to the nomination of seriously flawed candidates.
Monday, August 05, 2013
State Sen. Wendy Davis' national profile has soared since her June attempt to block abortion legislation. But she shed little light on plans for her political future during a speech in Washington, D.C., on Monday.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Why does Anthony Weiner keep going? Even with his campaign engulfed in scandal and embarrassment, the former congressman's frenetic energy and hunger for the spotlight remain powerful forces.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
The daughter of the former vice president benefits from near-universal name recognition in Wyoming, but her Senate run there is viewed by many as harmful to the party.
Thursday, July 25, 2013
Democrat Anthony Weiner's path to the New York City mayor's office got a lot more complicated Thursday, just two days after he asserted that new revelations of his lewd online conduct would not chase him from the race for his party's nomination.
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Following the Supreme Court decision that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, House Republicans have decided not to be part of a court challenge to a law that bars same-sex couples from getting veterans benefits.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
By signing on to liberal Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill to remake the military justice system, conservative Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have aggravated some in their party.
Monday, July 15, 2013
George Zimmerman didn't invoke the stand your ground law in his trial, but in Florida and elsewhere similar self-defense measures are expected to come under heightened scrutiny.
Friday, July 12, 2013
The political messaging of failure isn't easy. Just ask New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who called the GOP's rejection of his immigration bill "encouraging."
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
A closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill solidifies the House GOP's opposition to a Senate bill that includes a path to citizenship. One House Republican says there's "almost unanimous agreement" that the bill is "fatally flawed."
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Not so long ago, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was one of the GOP's hottest national prospects. Now it appears his political career has crashed and burned.