In a recent Gallup poll, most named immigration the biggest problem confronting the nation. But past periods of heightened worries have been brief — and haven't brought about solutions.
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The Department of the Interior might not have the largest Twitter following among federal agencies, but its account might be the most loved of all.
What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.
WVPBRepublicans still trail by a wide margin in party registration, but the percentage of Democrats in West Virginia is lower than 50 percent for the first time in more than 80 years.
An unlikely pair of senators — New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Kentucky Republican Rand Paul — are teaming up on a bill that aims to fix America's criminal justice system.
When the administration created a task force to combat the ongoing collapse of the nation's bee population, it created more than a little buzz.
OZYThe percentage of Hispanics who aren't affiliated with a particular religion is ticking upward. This demographic tends to be more socially liberal, too, which may have political consequences.
Over the past 20 years, Americans who are politically in the middle of the road have lost ground to more ideological hard-liners, a new Pew Research Center survey shows.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe's efforts to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act have been thrown into further uncertainty by the actions of a single Democratic legislator.
Nearly 50 Republicans signed on to a measure forbidding Department of Justice from interfering with medicinal marijuana laws in 32 states and the District of Columbia.