The recall losses in Colorado are cause for concern, but they do not necessarily suggest that passing background checks is bad policy.
As candidates evaluate the merits of authorizing force in Syria they must also consider the potential political consequences at home.
If Bill de Blasio clears forty percent on Tuesday night it will be a clear victory for the long suffering ordinary people of New York City.
The government is better equipped than private industry for large scale cooperative projects that serve the public interest such as suppressing major wildfires.
I picture President Sarah Palin, in all her indignant, self-righteous power-hungry glory. Then, I picture the NSA and the vast security apparatus beyond them all under Palin's control.
A poll released by Public Policy Polling reveals just how formidable a presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is and just how damaged the GOP brand has become in the Buckeye State.
Jindal's presidential aspirations have to be considered a pipe dream given that he is no longer even politically viable in his own deep red state.
Since only a communist would oppose rampant crony capitalism and its corporatist/theocratic ideals, Democrats must be commies
The Republican Secretary of State's investigation of alleged voter fraud is more a political wild goose chase than it is a serious attempt to root out actual voter fraud.
Booker appears politically invincible in his bid to become the Democratic nominee for US Senate in New Jersey.
With over a dozen credible accusations of sexual harassment staring him in the face, Filner needs to step down.
In four of the most competitive Senate races, Southern Democratic women hold the key to Democratic Senate control in 2014.
Mitch McConnell's diminished popularity and the fact that he must fight on two fronts means his Senate career could come to an end in 2014.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe leads based on his 7 point advantage with women in Virginia, which is a great victory for women given Cuccinelli's very Republican, very anti-women stances.
Like the villain in the Despicable Me 2 film, Republicans wanted to make over their image. Like that villain, they have failed miserably.
Harry Reid (D-NV) hinted to reporters that he will have a caucus on this Thursday to discuss filibuster reform, and aides confirmed it.
Facing a shortage of the lethal drugs, the state of Missouri is contemplating a return to using the gas chamber for executions.
More border fencing and more agents may be needed to secure Republican votes in the House but they are not needed to secure the border.
When Democrats are given a governing majority they will pass common sense legislative agendas that benefit the populations they serve.
The Republican party has alienated highly educated voters of all races, to the point that their electoral prospects have grown dim.