Apr 18, 2014
As Tuesday's Republican primary in Florida's 19th Congressional District draws closer, the momentum is with Curt Clawson, first-time candidate and self-styled "outsider for Congress," over two candidates who have held office.
Apr 17, 2014
The Pulitzer Prizes for journalism awarded to newspapers for publishing Edward Snowden's revelations of mass U.S. intelligence-gathering were denounced as bizarre by a prominent British politician.
Apr 16, 2014
As tensions rise over uprisings by pro-Russian forces in Ukraine, speculation mounts over whether the Obama administration will consider sanctions against the financial assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Apr 15, 2014
The surprise decision by Republican Rep. Thomas Petri of Wisconsin to announce his retirement from Congress on Monday has sent Republicans in the state's Sixth District scurrying for a House seat that was last open over 30 years ago.
Apr 14, 2014
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, said she will accelerate efforts to secure a U.S. agreement to controversial funding reforms for the organization, even as congressional Republicans tell Newsmax they oppose the measure.
Apr 11, 2014
Maine Sen. Angus King, one of the two independents who vote with Democrats to organize the Senate, dropped a political bombshell Thursday afternoon when he hinted that he might switch sides and caucus with Republicans following the elections this fall.
Apr 10, 2014
Trailing every major Democratic candidate in the polls, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett explained how he hopes to defy the odds against being re-elected and spelled out why he was an underdog in spite of a record of accomplishment.
Apr 9, 2014
Conservative activists within the ranks of House Republicans hailed Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan for crafting a budget that furthers debate but said they had doubts about parts of the blueprint - and some said they would not even vote for it.