By Becket Adams | 09/20/14 10:52 AM
As the Obama administration slouches onward with its bungled response to the rise of the Islamic State and as Russia continues its expansion westward, Americans' faith in the federal government's ability to handle international problems has fallen to an all-time low, according to recent Gallup...
By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 06:22 PM
One in three Americans can't name a single branch of the U.S. government, according to a poll from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 04:12 PM
Final results showed Friday that 55 percent of the nation voted "no" to Scottish independence, while only 45 percent voted "yes."
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 03:35 PM
In its ongoing effort to prevent campus sexual assault, the Obama administration on Friday announced the "It's On Us" campaign, designed to spread responsibility for preventing sexual assault.
By Becket Adams | 09/19/14 03:09 PM
The 2014 November midterm elections are nearly here, and Democratic and Republican candidates across the country are bracing for the inevitable conclusion to months of campaigning. But even as certain forecast models downgrade the GOP’s chances for taking Congress’ upper chamber, several...
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 02:06 PM
The Maine GOP is in a tizzy over a video promoted by Rep. Michael Michaud, the Democratic candidate for governor, which included a crude lyric referring to Republican Sen. Susan Collins.
By Ashe Schow | 09/19/14 11:48 AM
A majority of respondents (59 percent) said the war on women is "primarily a slogan used for political purposes." Just 22 percent of respondents said there really is a war. And 19 percent are not sure if there’s a war or not.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14 11:02 AM
The past year has seen the rise of data-driven journalism websites that were intended to replace the type of horse race coverage that typically dominates political news. But in an ironic twist, election forecast models have become the horse race coverage of 2014. Nate Silver was a web pioneer...
By Byron York | 09/19/14 08:14 AM
The question of whether Kansas Democratic Senate candidate Chad Taylor can legally withdraw from the race has been decided by the state Supreme Court. And the answer is yes, Taylor can withdraw.
By Michael Barone | 09/19/14 07:12 AM
It’s clear that Scots have voted against independence and in favor of remaining in the United Kingdom.
By Ashe Schow | 09/18/14 06:00 PM
Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., has become a liability to her own party due to a string of gaffes, including one recently in Wisconsin that caused Democrats such a headache that she may no longer be welcome to campaign for the gubernatorial race in the...
By Becket Adams | 09/18/14 05:32 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., must be so confused right now. Well, probably not.
By Ashe Schow | 09/18/14 02:48 PM
Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., wants to strip the National Football League of its nonprofit status because of the way the league has been handling domestic abuse cases involving its players.
By Paul Gonzalez | 09/18/14 01:20 PM
On average, Americans believe that the federal government wastes more than half of all taxpayer dollars.
By Ashe Schow | 09/18/14 12:59 PM
Police departments across the country provide tips to help prevent a whole host of crimes. Are they engaged in victim-blaming?
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