Sen. John Walsh lifted at least a quarter of his United States Army War College master's thesis, according to a report in The New York Times. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.
An open revolt among moderate Kansas Republicans has clouded Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election hopes and focused national attention on the tax-cutting experiment at the heart of his "red-state model."
The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.
Republicans say a sting in which false identities were used to sign up for health care has revealed a major problem. Democrats question the premise that people would try to steal insurance.
Conservative commentator Glenn Beck hosted a live, interactive "night of action" against the Common Core State Standards. He has long fought against the learning benchmarks in reading and math now being used in 43 states. Events such as these, and the Common Core itself, could continue to play a role in the 2014 midterm campaigns.
The governor of Iowa says that unaccompanied minors from Central America should not find shelter in his state. But the mayor of Des Moines and many religious leaders are at odds with the governor.
The House and Senate have unveiled competing bills to deal with the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. Neither would give Obama all the funds he's asked for to deal with the crisis.
Steve Inskeep talks to Amy Walter of Cook Political Report about the social media response to his two-part interview with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.
The vice president has been traveling the country to learn about the best ways to train workers. He announced the results Tuesday as the president signed a workforce training bill into law.
If Democrats lose control of the Senate this fall, it likely won't be for lack of campaign money. The prominent female candidates in particular have healthy campaign accounts.
State gambling regulators have signed an agreement with the state’s health and human services agency to address problem gambling.
Under the bill, corporations, labor unions and political committees would be required to file a campaign finance report within seven days of making an independent expenditure — or within 24 hours if the expenditure is made within 10 days of an election.
The conflict has claimed the lives of 718 Palestinians, most of them civilians, Palestinian health officials say. Israel has lost 32 soldiers, all since July 17.
Businessman David Perdue beat Rep. Jack Kingston to win the runoff for Georgia’s Republican U.S. Senate nomination.
Republicans see the 6th Congressional District as their best hope of picking up a seat in Massachusetts.
At a public meeting in Bourne Tuesday night, there was widespread criticism of Gov. Patrick’s proposal.