Feb 13, 2014 — House Democrats are in Maryland for their annual issues conference. Despite their grim electoral prospects this fall, they are relishing the infighting that has beset the Republican House majority.
Jan 27, 2014 — The salvage hunter who's been quoted around the world about what may be aboard the drifting wreck of a cruise ship now says he doesn't really think it's filled with rodents.
Aug 23, 2013 — Obama and Biden will be making yet another visit to Scranton on Friday. The northeastern Pennsylvania city has become a must-stop for politicians trying to connect with working-class voters.
Aug 12, 2013 — Most dating sites won't pair up people from the two different parties. And for good reason, according to some researchers. Ideology, particularly on social issues, is as strong a predictor of whether couples will make it as religion or drinking habits.
Jul 12, 2013 — The political messaging of failure isn't easy. Just ask New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who called the GOP's rejection of his immigration bill "encouraging."
Jul 10, 2013 — For a party that's running up big margins with younger voters, Democrats are awfully gray at the top.
Apr 1, 2013 — Name your issue — abortion, gun control, taxes, health policy — and it's likely that your state is moving in exactly the opposite direction from some of its neighbors.
Jan 4, 2013 — Four of the women who are members of the House were a little late to a group photo Thursday. So Pelosi's office digitally added them later. It's a "historic record of who the Democratic women of Congress are," the minority leader says.
Nov 27, 2012 — It's now widely agreed that steering away from the fiscal cliff — the combination of spending cuts and tax increases set to hit at the start of the year — will require some combination of revenue increases and spending cuts. The central sticking point could well be whether President Obama and Congress can agree on the definition of revenue.
Nov 7, 2012 — Senate Democrats did better than just keep their slim majority. Wednesday brought news that they expanded it by managing to retain control of two of their most threatened seats, in Montana and North Dakota.