Jay Nixon’s handling of situation puts him and his 2016 ambitions in the national spotlight.
James M. Jeffords switched political parties and changed the trajectory of the U.S. Senate.
Sen. Lamar Alexander said GOP incumbents don’t have to run from their record to beat the tea party.
The Senate Minority Leader badly needs his junior colleague’s support this fall.
McConnell and Grimes throw political jabs in the old-fashioned knock-down drag-out event in western Kentucky.
At a Kentucky picnic, the Senate minority leader is set to square off against his Democratic challenger.
Move will allow successor to take office immediately after Nov. 4 election.
Speaker pulls measure amid grumbling from conservatives that the bill failed to address main issues.
Virginia congressman warns of challenges ahead and calls for U.S. to lead.
The pulling of the bill marked an embarrassing failure in the first real test of the new leadership team that takes office Thursday Eric Cantor’s resignation as majority leader.