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Ebola gives Rick Perry a chance to show leadership

Ebola gives Rick Perry a chance to show leadership

The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States, and the revelation that dozens of others in Texas are now being monitored, is a potential health crisis that gives…

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

GOP taking the Senate? Don’t bet on it yet

Establishment Republicans should keep the champagne on ice until after the midterm elections. Too many are already popping corks, pronouncing their strategy of “crushing” the Tea Party during the primaries…

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Chelsea Clinton turns Bill, Hillary into grandparents

Bill and Hillary Rodham Clinton are grandparents. Their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth Friday to her first child, Charlotte. Chelsea Clinton announced the news on Twitter and Facebook early Saturday, saying…

Injuction in Scott Walker criminal case lifted

Injuction in Scott Walker criminal case lifted

A federal appeals court on Wednesday removed one barrier to restarting an investigation into possible illegal coordination between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign and more than two dozen conservative groups,…

Campaign committees has $100 million on hand

Campaign committees has $100 million on hand

The two party committees tasked with electing House members are sitting on a combined $100 million pile of cash, suggesting voters in the handful of competitive districts will face an…

Some Iowa Democrats want anyone but Clinton

Some Iowa Democrats want anyone but Clinton

Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else. Whether that yearning stems from real political differences…

Clintons back in Iowa for political activities

Clintons back in Iowa for political activities

White House speculation in overdrive, Hillary Rodham Clinton returns to Iowa to pay tribute to the state’s retiring Democratic senator as anticipation builds over the possibility of another presidential campaign.…

A steak fry to try and help Tom Harkin’s replacement

A steak fry to try and help Tom Harkin’s replacement

Retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin’s final steak fry fundraiser may provide some much-needed sizzle for Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democrat locked in a close race to replace the liberal lawmaker.…

Scott Brown wins New Hampshire Senate primary

Scott Brown wins New Hampshire Senate primary

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, a front-runner since he announced his bid in April, glided to an easy win Tuesday in the Republican primary for Senate in neighboring New Hampshire.…

Michigan’s Senate hopes an uphill fight

Michigan’s Senate hopes an uphill fight

Not so long ago, Republicans were giddy about winning U.S. Senate control in part by picking up a prized seat in Michigan held for more than three decades by a…