In many ways the showdown underway in Washington over the budget sequester is complicated and confusing. But on one level is it clarifying: It has revealed the supremacy of the Republican Party’s economic wing over its other key factions.
Former Gov. Mark Sanford appeals to the “God of second chances” in his bid for South Carolina’s first congressional district.
Jackson, 47, was charged Friday with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, mail fraud and making false statements. He faces five years in prison and fines of $250,000 if convicted.
Salomon Melgen’s X-ray company stood to gain $500 million if Senator Menendez succeeded in freeing up a contract with the State Department
Robin Kelly, a former Cook County Administrator, gets a big boost from a billionaire for being on his side on the gun control debate.
Soon after he took office, Obama purposefully stopped using one of his predecessor’s catchphrases. His refusal to say “war on terror” became a battering ram for conservatives, one now being used to oppose John Brennan as CIA Director.
The push to legalize pot migrates from the margins to the mainstream, mellowing some Republicans in the process.
The comedian endorses former City Council President Eric Garcetti in one of the funniest ads ever.
A poll out from The Hill this morning shows that about two-thirds of voters don’t know what the word means. Part of the problem is that “sequester” and its definition aren’t obvious bedfellows.
When was the last time you sent an e-mail you wouldn’t want to see posted on the Smoking Gun? A message about your finances? A complaint about the way that friend was behaving last night? A sweet nothing to a new someone? An …
Gun-toting Americans are not aware that they are closer to Barack Obama than the NRA on the gun control debate.
Senator Menendez’s cozy relationship with top donor Salomon Melgen has turned a banner week upside-down.
A new ad takes aim at actress Ashley Judd, who is reportedly considering a run for Mitch McConnell’s Senate seat in Kentucky