New Political Firm Linked to the Koch Brothers Aims to Handpick “Electable” Candidates

A new political consulting firm with deep ties to the Koch brothers has quietly set up shop in Arlington, Virginia. Its mission: to prevent...

17 People and 3 Institutions Targeted with Subpoenas in Bridgegate Probe

A newly formed special state committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal issued 20 subpoenas Thursday, including several to key staff members of New...

John Boehner to President Obama: We Have a Constitution

House Speaker John Boehner on Thursday warned President Barack Obama about carrying out his threat to implement his jobs agenda by executive action, reminding...

President Obama Hopes to Visit Pope Francis ‘In the Near Future’

The White House says that President Barack Obama will meet Pope Francis “at some point in the near future.” While visiting the Vatican Tuesday, Secretary...

Poll: Bridge Scandal Appears to Have Affected Public’s View of Christie Only Slightly

A majority of Americans haven’t changed their opinion of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie following the politically perilous traffic scandal that has ensnared the Republican, according...

Awkward: As Obama Visits N. Carolina, he Won’t be Joined by Sen. Kay Hagan

President Obama comes to a struggling North Carolina with an economic message, but the state's Democratic senator, facing reelection, won't be there. When President Obama arrives here...

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Delivers his 2014 State of the State Address in...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his 2014 State of the State Address in Trenton amid the continuing controversy of the Bridgegate scandal.  New Jersey...

New Book by Writers for The Hill and Politico Claims Hillary Clinton Kept Political...

Then-Sen. Hillary Clinton kept a "political hit list" following her failed 2008 presidential campaign, according to an excerpt from "HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of...

In ‘Shriver Report’, Hillary Clinton says the “Clock is Turning Back” for Women in...

Hillary Clinton warns in a new book that the “clock is turning back” on women across America and offers a passionate argument for prioritizing...

ACORN of Another Name: Once Crushed by Conservatives, the Liberal Group is Rising Again

The left-wing group crushed by the right is gone, but its members never stopped working. After four years of anonymity, the liberal veterans want...

N.J. lawmaker says Chris Christie Impeachment is a Possibility

Head of panel investigating bridge lane closures said it's "not credible" that Gov. Chris Christie was unaware of plot. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie claims...

Lawmakers Pledge to Get to the Bottom of New Jersey Bridge Scandal

New Jersey lawmakers on Saturday pledged to continue to seek more details in the bridge scandal engulfing Governor Chris Christie, with the Democratic Assembly...

Now, Over Half of the Members of Congress are Millionaires

We’ve heard about the 1 percent. We’ve heard about the 47 percent. And now, for the first time, more than 50 percent of the members of...

Gallup Poll: 42% of Americans Now Identify as Independents

Forty-two percent of Americans, on average, identified as political independents in 2013, the highest Gallup has measured since it began conducting interviews by telephone...

Communication Among Christie Appointees Suggests Political Vendetta

E-mails emerged on Wednesday purportedly from top aides to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie bolstering suggestions that George Washington Bridge lane closures last year...

Citing Health Issues, Liz Cheney Drops Out of Wyoming Senate Campaign

Liz Cheney, the eldest daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, dropped her bid to unseat a Republican incumbent senator from Wyoming on Monday,...

2014 Begins with Smaller Ambitions in Congress

Back in 2009, during the heady days of hope and change, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) introduced 90 pieces of legislation. In 2013, amid gridlock...

Mike Huckabee Considering Another Run for President In 2016

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is considering another run for president in 2016, he said on Fox News during his latest round of defending...

2013: The Dismal Year in Politics

The effects of the holiday season linger. Like the post-haunting Scrooge, I am as light as a feather, as happy as an angel, as...