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House Dems set to meet on Weiner mess

House Dems set to meet on Weiner mess

House Democratic leaders are planning to meet Thursday to consider the next step in handling the scandal embroiling Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has resisted calls to resign in the midst…

Republicans back down on farm subsidy cuts

Republicans back down on farm subsidy cuts

Republicans have quietly maneuvered to prevent a House spending bill from chipping away at federal farm subsidies, instead forging ahead with much larger cuts to domestic and international food aid.…

Biden predicts up to $2 trillion in budget cuts

Biden predicts up to $2 trillion in budget cuts

Even as Vice President Joe Biden gave his most optimistic assessment yet of budget talks he’s leading, President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies in the Senate signaled Tuesday a harder line…

Democrats hope Weiner will just quit and go away

Democrats hope Weiner will just quit and go away

House Democratic colleagues of scandal-scarred Rep. Anthony Weiner are looking for him to step down this week amid a growing chorus for him to resign. Even President Barack Obama has…

Michele Bachmann: The new Sarah Palin?

Michele Bachmann: The new Sarah Palin?

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s smooth presidential debate performance, after years of fact-muffling and squirm-inducing hyperbole, stands to make her a bigger force in the Republican Party, posing problems for GOP leaders…

Romney survives GOP debate without scars

Romney survives GOP debate without scars

If Tim Pawlenty, Newt Gingrich and other Republican presidential hopefuls feel they need to close the gap on front-runner Mitt Romney, they didn’t show it at the New Hampshire debate.…

Congress returns to work without its Weiner

Congress returns to work without its Weiner

Congress returns to work on Monday, but at least one lawmaker won’t be there. Rep. Anthony Weiner starts this week on a temporary leave of absence, in treatment for an…

Obama’s prospects in Sunshine State anything but sunny

Obama’s prospects in Sunshine State anything but sunny

President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won the prized state in 2008. The state’s economy is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property…

Obama in 2012: Less excitement, more disenchantment

Obama in 2012: Less excitement, more disenchantment

If President Barack Obama wants North Carolina in his win column again next year, he might have to count on Elliott Johnson’s quiet, even grudging, acceptance rather than the riotous…

Palin’s emails: Old media vs new

Palin’s emails: Old media vs new

The analysis of Sarah Palin’s emails over the past few days may end up teaching us more about the future of journalism than about the former Alaska governor’s past. Drawing…