Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is out with an ad that touts his having handed President Obama a letter while greeting him on the tarmac as part of his work to combat illegal immigration. In the ad, which is aptly called "Border," Perry says: "Securing our borders is Washington's responsibility, but it's Texas's problem. I recently confronted Barack Obama with detailed steps to reduce drug cartel violence along the border."
On what is reportedly Rahm Emanuel's last day as White House chief of staff, the...
By Lois Romano Voters in South Carolina on Thursday got a new Senate candidate to...
Apparently, Congress has fallen out of love with Stephen Colbert, presuming members were in love with him to begin with. A Politico report outlines how Colbert's in-character testimony before Congress last week helped to hasten the end of an onetime cordial relationship.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says she doesn't care that Democrats are running away from her as they campaign furiously in the lead-up to the November elections. She just wants them to win.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel will announce his resignation Friday, according to sources familiar with the solution. President Obama will make a personnel announcement from the East Room at 11:05 a.m. Friday, said White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
A couple new polls suggest that Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) could actually beat Joe Miller and keep her Senate seat. But the tea party favorite who took Murkowski down in the Republican primary seems to be feeling good about his chances.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) is free of her Republican party establishment restraints and has...
Gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino (R) got into an angry, expletive-filled exchange with a reporter for the New York Post when asked to back up claims that his Democratic opponent is having an affair.
By Juliet Eilperin Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) kept up his opposition to Democratic priorities late...
A conservative activist known for making undercover videos plotted to embarrass a CNN correspondent by recording a meeting on hidden cameras aboard a floating "palace of pleasure" and making sexually suggestive comments, according to e-mails and a planning document
James O'Keefe is back in the news again after attempting to pull a sexually explicit prank on a CNN reporter
Rep. Charlie Melancon (D-La.) has finally done it on air. He's taken on Sen. David...
An ad from Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Jack Conway goes after his Republican opponent,...
Former President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized in Cleveland after unknown health issue on plane, an airport official tells CNN.
Audience members booed on "Dancing With The Stars" Monday night just before Sarah Palin was interviewed. Spokespeople for ABC say they were booing over Jennifer Grey's scores -- but the actress got the highest marks of the night. So why were people booing? Watch the video and tell us what you think.
he Washington Post will no longer use quotation marks when referring to the tea party. Where should that extra pair of quotation marks go? We're looking phrase or initiative related to Washington government and politics most deserves quotation marks. How about "political science" or "business ethics"? We're taking your suggestions.
A woman was tackled when she attempted to block Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) path as he left a debate with his Democratic rival Sunday in Phoenix.
Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) released a new ad that compares his Republican challenger's position on women's issues to the Taliban.
Rep. Earl Pomeroy's (D-N.D.) recent ad, released Monday on YouTube, highlights the fact that the vulnerable Democrat voted in favor of Bush's Medicare prescription drug plan.
Sunday Rundown: A quick wrap-up of the Sunday talk shows.