As foreign policy tours go, Mitt Romney’s should have been the equivalent of jumping into a ball pit at Chuck E. Cheese. It hasn't been nearly as easy or fun for the Republican candidate.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo helped end the Con Ed lockout, while New Jersey Governor Chris Christie headed for the beach.
By an overwhelming bipartisan vote of 327 – 98, the House of Representatives approved Ron Paul’s “Audit the Fed” bill Wednesday afternoon.
A year ago this week, New York State Senator Jim Alesi, a Republican, made the politically risky move to vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage.
The CBO revised its estimate for the cost of "Obamacare" after the Supreme Court decided the Medicaid expansion, as designed in the law, was unconstitutional.
For the second straight month, Mitt Romney and the Republican Party raised more money than Barack Obama and the Democrats, campaign filings released last Friday reveal.
Twenty years ago John Darnielle formed one of indie rock's great bands: The Mountain Goats. The New Yorker called Darnielle "America's best non-hip hop lyricist”; his songs are moody, literary, maybe a bit navel-gazey. But Darnielle's biggest influence isn't Leonard Cohen ...
Washington has just become the first state to allow people to register to vote via Facebook, and the way things are going, it won’t be the last.
After Senate Republicans won a vote along party lines to kill the DISCLOSE Act, campaign finance reformers may have to wait until after the election to see any meaningful legislation come before Congress.
There's still a reason to talk about Ron Paul, and it has to do with whether or not he'll be allowed to talk at the Republican National Convention next month.
He had weed jokes—another thing Mitt Romney was missing.
Mitt Romney told the NAACP Wednesday morning, "If you want a president who will make things better in the African American community, you are looking at him." The response was mixed.
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before.
Herman Cain's new website goes above and beyond the high-water mark for weirdness Cain has set over and over again.
On Tuesday's Brian Lehrer Show, reporter Katherine Eban broke down her breakthrough investigation into the root cause of the Fast and Furious "gun-walking" scandal.
President Obama used one of the GOP’s favorite talking points against them in the wake of Thursday’s landmark Supreme Court decision upholding the Affordable Care Act.
This decision completely alters the narrative of Obama’s presidency. This legislative achievement was the policy priority where the president chose to invest his significant post-election political capital with a Democratic Congress. It wasn't Social Security. It wasn't the tax code. It wasn't immigration reform. It was health care.
And the Supreme Court has let him keep it.
France’s 2012 parliamentary elections marked the first time that French expats could elect direct representation in their home country. More than a dozen countries have similar policies. Is that a good thing?
In fewer than 200 words on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Montana's 100-year-old prohibition on corporate spending in elections, setting the stage for renewed efforts to overturn Citizens United that don't involve the nation's highest court.
Cuomo counts his victories as the legislative session draws to a close in Albany, and an investigation into New Jersey's halfway houses puts Christie on defense.