House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was defeated Tuesday by a little-known economics professor in Virginia's Republican primary, a stunning upset and major victory for the tea party.
By Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
The report, released Friday by nonpartisan analysts Kantar Media CMAG, estimates that $445 million was spent on political TV ads mentioning the law since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. Spending on negative ads outpaced positive ones…
By Associated Press
Organizers and participants say the closed sessions allow public and private sector titans to discuss candidly topics ranging from foreign affairs and intelligence gathering to tax policy and elections strategy. But some open-government advocates say the events reduce confidence in…
By Ellen Rolfes
At its annual spring meeting in Memphis, the Republican National Committee formally launched a grassroots field program called Victory 365, which is designed to enable Republican campaigns to better use voter data across their efforts.
By Kayla Ruble
Same-sex couples lined up outside courthouses in Michigan on Saturday to receive the first gay marriage licenses issued by the state, fresh off of a U.S. District court judge's decision on Friday to overturn the state’s 10-year ban on gay…
By Hari Sreenivasan
The online world has been buzzing about thousands of pages of documents from the Clinton administration that were released by the Clinton Presidential Library on Friday. Much of the conversation has focused on insight the documents provide about then-first lady…
By PBS NewsHour
This week the U.S. Transportation Secretary warned the federal Highway Trust Fund may run out of money later this year. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Bob Cusack, Managing Editor for The Hill, about the logistics of the fund and how state…
By Kayla Ruble
PBS NewsHour is following the news of the day, from Chattanooga to Lebanon.
Republican House Conference Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., delivered the official GOP rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union Tuesday evening with an appeal to America's equality of opportunity.
When several lanes on the George Washington Bridge were closed for four consecutive days in September, legislators began to ask why. Newly released emails and text messages suggest it was aimed at a politician for not endorsing Gov. Chris Christie's…
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.