It’s getting harder to tell the Democrats from the Republicans in Colorado. Case in point: Rep. Cory Gardner released an ad Tuesday calling for making birth control pills available over the counter, but Sen. Mark Udall isn’t wild about the idea.
Alaska’s Democratic and independent gubernatorial candidates announced Tuesday that they will join forces to run on the same ticket, a stunning decision aimed at creating a credible challenge to Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.
It’s not easy to be named to a has-been list, but such is life for lawmakers, even powerful lawmakers. Roll Call has issued its top 10 list of the “most vulnerable” senators; a list for House members will be issued Wednesday. For now, though, nine Democrats and one Republican — Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky — are on the endangered list.
A government investigator says that the Environmental Protection Agency continues to “coddle” a key figure in her stonewalled investigation into a controversial EPA office.
On the same day Islamist militants apparently beheaded an American journalist, President Obama on Tuesday ordered another 350 troops to Iraq as the U.S. continues its fight against the terrorist group known as the Islamic State.
A bipartisan group of former officials and retired military officers is urging President Obama to provide humanitarian aid to hundreds of Iranian dissidents living at a former U.S. military compound near Baghdad’s international airport.
The father of a man killed by an illegal immigrant in a car crash has challenged President Obama to visit his son’s grave before declaring any executive action halting deportations.
Changes of command often occupy the most complicated areas of the media marketplace. In quick succession, a family dynasty is about to end at The Washington Post when Katharine Weymouth steps down as publisher on October 1, to be replaced by one Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. Ms. Weymouth was advised of impending change by Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos in mid-August; the news organization went public with it on Tuesday.
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich is taking down a controversial ad that attacks his Republican opponent, after the Democrat received a scathing letter from the lawyer of the family of an Alaska couple murdered last year.
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz took a jab at the Bronx during a recent speech — and New York City Democrats didn’t take too kindly to the critique.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie kicks off a three-day trade mission to Mexico on Wednesday in a trip that will give the potential 2016 presidential contender a chance to burnish his foreign policy credentials abroad and bolster his image with Hispanic voters back home.
A Democratic candidate running against Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers shocked Twitter users Monday when he compared Republicans in Congress to Islamic State militants.