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Possible Reid endorsement puts NRA under the gun

The National Rifle Association  is in unfamiliar terrain on the conservative firing range this election year: It’s the target. The conservative Netroots are abuzz over...

Tapes show Blago’s many moods

Wiretap recordings played at Rod Blagojevich's corruption trial depict the former governor as furious one minute, then optimistic and other times unsure about his...

Sen. Robert Byrd dead at 92

Robert Byrd, 92, the longest serving Senator in American history, died this morning in a Washington area hospital. The West Virginia lawmaker was admitted last...

House-Senate panel approves Wall Street reform bill

A Senate-House of Representatives conference panel approved a landmark bill on Friday to overhaul financial regulations, working through the night on the thorniest provisions. The...

Primary results showcase 2010 themes

South Carolina Republicans nominated a tea party-backed Indian-American woman to run for governor and a conservative black man to run for Congress from the...

Tea Party split over Utah Senate race

Utah tea party supporters united in May to achieve one goal: defeat three-term U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett at the Republican state convention. They succeeded in...

Rand Paul goes after the gun vote

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul reached out to gun advocates on Saturday, trying to shore up support from a major voting bloc in...

‘None of the above’ gaining ground on Harry Reid

Harry Reid faces one wild-card factor in November's election: None of the above. Nearly 11 percent of voters in Nevada's Democratic primary last week chose...

Tea Party becomes Harry Reid’s new best friend

The Tea Party and its extreme right-wing Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle are Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's new best friends. Before Tuesday's Senate primary...

Unknown South Carolina Democratic Senate nominee faces felony charge

How did a 32-year-old unemployed vet who lives with his parents and who faces a felony charge end up the Democratic nominee for Senate...