2014 And The Limits Of Rage

2014 And The Limits Of Rage

WASHINGTON -- The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate. But for a sense of the lo ...

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WATCH: Grimes Slams McConnell’s Shutdown Threat In New Ad

WATCH: Grimes Slams McConnell’s Shutdown Threat In New Ad

After Mitch McConnell suggested that a Republican Senate majority could force another government shutdown by trying to force President Obama to sign spending bills loaded with GOP ...

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Obamacare, Beyond The Label

Obamacare, Beyond The Label

WASHINGTON -- The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a slam-dunk issue for the Republicans in this fall's elections. Karl Rove told us so in April, writing that "Obamacare is ...

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McConnell’s Genius Pitch: Vote GOP, Get Another Shutdown

McConnell’s Genius Pitch: Vote GOP, Get Another Shutdown

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is often hailed as one of Washington's most tactically cunning politicians, and for the most part it's true. But McConnell does have ...

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Palin Goes 0-For-Two In Alaska As Clout Disappears Nationally

Palin Goes 0-For-Two In Alaska As Clout Disappears Nationally

By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin has lost the magic. The defeat of her choice Tuesday in a Republican Senate primary in her home state of A ...

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Poll: Californians Strongly Support Measure Regulating Health Insurance Rates

Poll: Californians Strongly Support Measure Regulating Health Insurance Rates

By Tracy Seipel, San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Californians are showing overwhelming support for one of the most hotly contested propositions on the November ballot -- ...

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Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Disaster In Alaska? How Tuesday’s Primary Could Go Wrong For Republicans

Alaska Republicans will head to the polls on Tuesday to select their candidate to oppose Democratic senator Mark Begich in November -- and could end up repeating a critical mistak ...

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First-Term State Lawmaker Faces Hasty Campaign In Montana Senate Race

First-Term State Lawmaker Faces Hasty Campaign In Montana Senate Race

By Kurtis Lee, Los Angeles Times For Montana Democratic state Rep. Amanda Curtis, victory this November in her state's U.S. Senate race will be a difficult task. The first-term st ...

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GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

GOP Senate Candidate Is Obamacare’s Latest Fake Victim

With his political allies perpetually unable to find an actual victim of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is taking matters into his own hands. This week, Gardner ...

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California Gubernatorial Candidate Trying To Push Beyond GOP’s Traditional Boundaries

California Gubernatorial Candidate Trying To Push Beyond GOP’s Traditional Boundaries

By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES -- On a recent sunny Sunday in South Los Angeles, worshipers gathered in a wood-beam Pentecostal church to sing and offer testimonial ...

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