Did Lois Lerner waive her right to invoke the Fifth Amendment?

Jay Carney’s charm offensive

Lois Lerner didn’t say anything today. Why that’s a bad thing for the Obama Administration.

What today’s ‘nuclear option’ fight means for filibuster reform

Anthony Weiner ≠ Mark Sanford

Who is Eric Garcetti?

The search for the best state-based political reporters continues

Anthony Weiner is running for mayor of New York City. But, can he win? And does it even matter?

How do you handle an IG report? Ask an expert.

Jimmy Kimmel on the Los Angeles mayor’s race (VIDEO)

It’s not just Republicans up in arms about Benghazi. That’s a problem for President Obama.


Obama to Oklahoma: President Obama will visit Oklahoma on Sunday to examine damage in the wake of a deadly tornado that hit the state this week.

U.S. acknowledges killing citizens in 'counterterrorism operations': The Obama administration, through Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., for the first time acknowledged killing four U.S. citizens abroad in “counterterrorism operations."

Weiner hasn't spoken to Pelosi: Newly minted mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner told Politicker he has not spoken with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi since he stepped down from Congress in 2011. Pelosi, among others, called for his resignation at the time.

Family feud: Fighting among Senate Republicans over the budget flared up again Wednesday when Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) declared: “Let me be clear: I don’t trust the Republicans. And I don’t trust the Democrats."

Dueling ads in New Jersey: Gov. Chris Christie (R) and state Sen. Barbara Buono (D) released TV ads Wednesday that go after each other. Buono's ad attacks Christie's record on the economy while his spot ties her to former governor Jon Corzine (D).

Tim Murray stepping down: Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Tim Murray (D) will reportedly resign next month and take a job as head of the Worcester Chamber of Commerce. Once viewed as a potential 2014 gubernatorial nominee, Murray announced in January that he would not run, a week before campaign finance regulators found that he had broken the law, according to regulators.

Local reporter who claimed IRS went after him no longer works at news station: Larry Conners, a local news anchor in St. Louis who said the IRS "started hammering" him after an interview he did with President Obama in 2012 is no longer with KMOV, the station for which he worked. "Larry is certainly entitled to his opinion, but taking a personal political position on one of the Station’s Facebook pages creates an appearance of bias that is inconsistent with important journalistic standards," KMOV TV President and General Manager Mark Pimentel wrote in a statement Wednesday.

Ryan writing book: Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is penning a book about politics, policy and his life.


And the crowd goes wild.