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.
A Democratic candidate running against Alabama Rep. Mike Rogers shocked Twitter users Monday when he compared Republicans in Congress to Islamic State militants.
President Obama’s approval rating has dropped to a record low in California, according to a new poll that says only 45 percent of Golden Staters approve of how the president is handing his job.
Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor has found a new job on Wall Street.
Sen. Chris Murphy said Tuesday that the Islamic State’s march through Iraq and Syria must be stopped, but he does not think President Obama is being “too cautious” in his approach to the task.
North Carolina voters already have seen plenty of Sen. Kay Hagan and state House Speaker Thom Tillis on TV, mostly in grainy video clips or freeze-frame photos that make them look either angry or foolish, as a barrage of attack ads muddy the airways in the state’s hard-fought U.S. Senate contest.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin leads his Republican challenger by 7 percentage points, according to a new poll that shows the Democrat’s cushion shrinking.
Republican Rep. James Lankford enjoys a two-to-one lead over his Democratic challenger in the race for an open U.S. Senate seat in Oklahoma, according to Rasmussen Reports.
After riling unions on everything from Obamacare to the Keystone XL oil pipeline to a stagnated economy, a passionate President Obama on Monday sought to rally organized labor and energize the key Democratic constituency ahead of the November congressional elections.
O’Hillary? Or oh, Hillary? Fundraise for Hillary Clinton in Ireland: faith and begorra, that’s exactly what Ready for Hillary did. The independent grass-roots activist group traveled all the way to Ballsbridge — that’s an exclusive suburb of Dublin — to raise $50,000 for Mrs. Clinton, a potential White House candidate.