How Congress has changed since last major war authorization debate, by the numbers

We break it down by the numbers.

50 years later, the legacy of ‘Daisy’ is Texas’s subtlety-free campaign ads

Start with a dog, cowboy hat, horses or an oil rig. Actually, use them all.

Palin, Santorum try to topple Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) as heated primary nears end

The national tea party figures try to build momentum for state Sen. Chris McDaniel (R).

Does a candidate’s residency matter? Not always

Recent political history shows that questioning where a lawmaker lives rarely spells doom.

Santorum: Boehner ‘has no choice’ but to form Benghazi committee

Former Republican Sen. Rick Santorum said the House speaker has to respond to a “firestorm” of concern about the Benghazi matter.

Rick Santorum’s misguided view of gun control in the Wild West

Former senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) says gun crime was low in the Wild West because everyone had guns.