Republican Charlie Baker has a nine-point lead, 45 percent to 36 percent, over Massachusetts attorney general Martha Coakley in the race to be the next governor of the Bay State.
Democrat Michelle Nunn leads Republican David Perdue by 3 points, 47 percent to 44 percent, in a new poll on the U.S. Senate race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss in Georgia.
In part of a demonstration that New York City is safe in the wake of a confirmed Ebola case, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he plans to ride the subway on Friday.
Seeking to shed an isolationist label that some have tried to stick on him, Sen. Rand Paul on Thursday called for an American foreign policy agenda he touted as “conservative realism” that falls in between hawkish interventionism and disengagement from the rest of the world.
President Obama spoke by phone late Thursday night with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo about the city’s first Ebola case, offering federal assistance.
Documents obtained from a government watchdog on the “Fast and Furious” debacle reveal the feds have gone to such lengths to maintain privacy on the gun-running program that even Attorney General Eric Holder’s wife has been granted executive privilege status.
Immigrant rights advocates unveiled a campaign billboard in North Carolina on Thursday attacking Democratic Sen. Kay R. Hagan for being too strict on illegal immigrants, raising questions of how Hispanic voters will approach this year’s elections.
The Humane Society has weighed in on the case of the White House fence-jumper who attacked and bruised two Secret Service canines and come to a conclusion: Yes, the suspect should be charged with felonies.
National Democrats signal they’re putting money back into the race to unseat Sen. Mitch McConnell, though it’s unclear whether they’ve spotted a real opening or whether it’s a desperation move.
President Obama nominated his highest Indian-American bundler Thursday to the coveted diplomatic post of U.S. ambassador to Sweden.
President Obama may have hit the low point of his presidency Thursday — at least to date — when his spokesman declared that Mr. Obama is still relevant.
The U.S. oil and gas industry is thriving despite efforts by the Obama administration and liberal environmental groups to undermine fossil fuel development and production, according to a Senate report released Thursday.