October 18, 2013 Americans who were already tired of partisan bickering endured a lot more this past month. But it's unlikely the budget package that reopened the government is going to do anything to end the rancor.
October 10, 2013 The president and a select group of 18 House Republicans are scheduled to go head-to-head at the White House at noon.
October 1, 2013 The Republican National Committee had said it would not work with CNN or NBC on campaign debates if they went ahead with the films. And the filmmaker who was working with CNN says he's pulled the plug because Democrats wouldn't cooperate with him. NBC says a Clinton mini-series didn't fit its plans.
September 19, 2013 After pressuring his House GOP colleagues to stick their necks out and only support spending bills that defund Obamacare, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz conceded Wednesday that their plan had no chance of getting through the Senate.
August 19, 2013 The law would make New Jersey and California the only two states to ban the therapy. Christie said he believes people are born gay.
August 17, 2013 Tensions between the traditional wings of the Republican Party and its libertarians have been brewing for years. Leaks of government surveillance information have helped exacerbate the conflict, pushing forward libertarians' stance on civil liberties.
August 16, 2013 The GOP says upcoming film projects by the networks show "clear favoritism" toward potential Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton. The networks say the films aren't even finished and have nothing to do with their campaign coverage. But Republicans say they won't debate on CNN or NBC.
August 12, 2013 Most dating sites won't pair up people from the two different parties. And for good reason, according to some researchers. Ideology, particularly on social issues, is as strong a predictor of whether couples will make it as religion or drinking habits.
July 12, 2013 The political messaging of failure isn't easy. Just ask New York Sen. Charles Schumer, who called the GOP's rejection of his immigration bill "encouraging."
April 1, 2013 Name your issue — abortion, gun control, taxes, health policy — and it's likely that your state is moving in exactly the opposite direction from some of its neighbors.
March 19, 2013 The hard-eyed assessment of the 2012 national election by the Republican National Committee is either the first step toward the GOP's recovery or the latest sign that the party is headed for a break-up.