Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin raised more than $1.2 million for her political action committee during the last quarter, giving $93,500 to conservative candidates and causes ahead of the looming midterm elections in which she's played a major role.
A federal judge in California on Tuesday ordered the U.S. military to stop enforcing the 17-year-old policy banning openly gay service members, the policy known as "don't ask, don't tell."
A growing list of House Democrats are expressing reservations about supporting Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House, with freshman New York Rep. Scott Murphy the latest to say he won't commit to voting for the Californian for the House's top post after the Nov. 2 midterm elections.
Republicans are gleeful at the prospect that with just three weeks to go to the Nov. 2 midterm elections, they are poised to make significant gains in both the House and Senate. All other things being equal, the GOP is thought likely to secure a majority in the House; some prognosticators think it even may take control of the Senate.
Two Americans and a British-Cypriot economist won the 2010 Nobel economics prize Monday for developing a theory that helps explain how many people can remain unemployed despite a large number of job vacancies.
Two Americans and a British Cypriot won the 2010 Nobel economics prize Monday for developing a theory that helps explain how many people can remain unemployed despite a large number of job vacancies.
A smattering of gay rights protesters dogged President Obama as he raised money in South Florida on Monday - the latest in a series of protests from advocates who say he hasn't done enough to reverse the military's ban on openly gay troops.
Arkansas Sen. Blanche Lincoln says she may propose extending the Bush-era tax cuts to wealthier Americans, as well as the middle-class tax cuts that President Obama and Democratic leaders in Washington want to maintain.
As if voters don't have enough to be angry about this election year, the government is expected to announce this week that more than 58 million Social Security recipients will go through another year without an increase in their monthly benefits.