Rare is the senator who hasnt praised Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.s character. But how do the senators who served with him reflect on Biden as a politician, and how do they feel he would perform as a commander in chief?
Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has invited fellow presidential candidate Donald J. Trump to participate in a rally outside the Capitol against the international nuclear agreement with Iran.
As Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and his presidential campaign embarked this week on a western swing working their way from Alaska to Utah they hoped to send a message to his fellow Republican candidates that Paul is in it for the long haul.
Ethics problems can be serious trouble for any politician, but party strategists often use Federal Election Committee complaints to play games with the opposition, because the allegation has a slim chance of being ruled on before Election Day.
COLUMBIA, S.C. On tour here last week, Bernard Sanders, the unlikeliest of presidential candidate rock stars, played all his populist hits: income inequality, Wall Street reform, and tax the rich. Then the Vermont senator threw in his unique cover of an old campaign trail classic: hatin on the media.
Embattled GOP Rep. Frank C. Guinta may be one of the most vulnerable congressional incumbents in the country, but you wouldnt know it if you spent time with the Republican congressman in his district.
Democrats want to hold the White House, take back the majorities in the Senate and the House, and gain ground in governorships. But what happens when those are conflicting goals?
Illinois congressional candidate Raja Krishnamoorthi announced Wednesday hes got the endorsement of David Axelrod, a Chicago political power-player who served as a senior adviser to President Barack Obama during much of his political career.
In an age of sanitized social media, Donald Trump has proved to be a politician doing his own messaging can be an asset. In that spirit, heres a look at some of our favorite pols doing their own thing. (Seriously, we hope its not a staffer doing this stuff.)
On Aug. 21, I did something twice that I rarely do. I tweeted. But it wasnt about Donald Trumps poll numbers or Hillary Rodham Clintons emails. It was about the stock markets plunge.
After one Democrat abruptly bowed out of the race to succeed Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth late last month, the Democratic field in the 8th District got a little more crowded Tuesday with the entrance of Villa Park Mayor Deb Bullwinkel.
Matt Jones, a Kentucky sports radio host whose political blood runs as blue as Rupp Arena on game day, said this week he is considering a run for Congress in the states bright red 6th District against Republican incumbent Andy Barr.