Explained: What The Hell Happened In The Senate Today?
Harry Reid went nuclear today. What does that actually mean?
10 Images From Today's Protests In Washington That Show Why There's No Easy End To The Shutdown
The right still thinks it's winning.
Bill De Blasio Secures Democratic Nomination In New York
Bill Thompson, his chief rival, will drop out, the Daily News reports.
De Blasio Celebrates With Family Smackdown
This is what you do when you win the Democratic nomination to be mayor of New York.
How The NRA Built A Massive Secret Database Of Gun Owners
While the National Rifle Association publicly fights against a national gun registry, the organization has gone to incredible lengths to compile information on "tens of millions" of gun owners — without their consent.
The Man Behind The Historic Implosion Of The Ex-Gay Movement
Alan Chambers wasn’t just the leader of Exodus International, he was also a member. When he shut down the ministry network this summer, foes and allies alike debated whether this was a tipping point for conservative Christians’ acceptance of homosexuality or merely a symptom of his own inability to practice what he preached.
President Obama Defends NSA Spying
It's "transparent," the president tells Charlie Rose in an interview. Here's a portion of that transcript, from PBS.
The Two Most Powerful Men In The World Are Tigger And Pooh
President Barack Obama and President Xi Jinpling met last weekend, and users of the Chinese social network Weibo noticed something.
Anthony Weiner Is Running For Mayor Of New York
He's back, despite "some big mistakes." His pitch: Father of the year.
George P. Bush Launches Political Career Accompanied By Beyoncé
The soundtrack to his announcement video sounds an awful lot like "Halo."
Bolton: Romney, Republicans Losing On National Security
"The entire Republican party has spent four years making a huge mistake really retreating from its historic role as the main advocate of sound national security policies."
Speechwriters? What Speechwriters?
There's only one way for a president or ex-president to compose his work, according to anonymous people around him.
Insurance Industry Targets New York Senators On Medicare
A new ad from the Coalition for Medicare Choices, an industry-backed group, groups ObamaCare's cuts to the Medicare Advantage program with the sequester, and urges seniors to call Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand. The ad begins airing tomorrow, a source says.