When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.
"If you really care about people on the island, we need to get rid of the embargo and let freedom reign," he said, shouting above a small band of protesters who responded with chants of "Shame on you!"
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel yesterday that he would not oppose same-sex marriage if voters want it.
Another prominent Republican gathering, more evidence of the dueling legacies of President Ronald Reagan overhanging the party as it tries to widen its reach and avoid extending its presidential losing streak in 2016.
There's Reagan the doctrinaire icon of modern conservatism who declared at his inauguration that "government isn't the solution; government is the problem." Then there's Reagan the pragmatic president who negotiated with Democrats and other Republicans on taxes, spending and immigration, among other issues.
Democrats plan to travel to six cities this summer to evaluate potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Officials with the Democratic National Committee are studying how each city might accommodate the tens of thousands of party leaders and activists who will flock to the convention, where the party will nominate its next presidential candidate.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor says his supporters should continue to fight for the conservative values he championed in Congress despite his defeat at the hands of a little-known tea party candidate.
But the Republican congressman from Virginia won't be in the fight for too long. He says he'll resign his leadership position on July 31.
For a few days in March, the American Enterprise Institute welcomed scores of business and political leaders to a private annual meeting at a resort on the Georgia coast. But only those who attended know what issues were discussed, strategies planned or promises made.
That’s because the ground rules for the invitation-only meeting required the participants’ confidentiality — even if some were elected leaders, discussing the public’s business.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows tomorrow include:
Here's a look at the who, what, when and where of the 2016 presidential contest at the cusp of summer. Why? Because more is going on than you might think two years from the event.
To those who might run, 2016 is the day after tomorrow and there's no time to waste.
While Democrats now hold control of the U.S. Senate, this fall’s election has the potential to shift that leadership to the GOP.
Republicans will take control if they manage a net gain of six Senate seats.
Nearly half of Americans don't care very much which party wins control of Congress after the elections this fall, according to the latest Associated Press-GfK poll. But even though most eligible Americans opt out of voting in a typical midterm election, there still will be winners and losers come Election Day. Here's a look at five findings from the poll that could be meaningful come Nov. 4. So who does care?