If the polls are to be believed, tea party-backed candidates could well go down to defeat all over Virginia on November 5.
Yesterday, a bus filled with dozens of immigrants en route to deportation ran into an unexpected roadblock: a group of undocumented activists and allies.
Democrat Cory Booker defeated his tea party opponent Steve Lonegan and made history last night by becoming the state's first African American U.S. senator.
Watergate? If the Supreme Court ends all limits on what our super rich can throw into election campaigns, U.S. politics faces dangers more troubling than anything Richard Nixon ever created.
The agreement to end the shutdown and suspend the debt ceiling is a political victory for President Obama and a defeat for the tea party.
The democratic process was kidnapped by Republicans (and seven Democrats) in the U.S. House of Representatives on October 1.
The solution, in any case, is only temporary with another showdown or shutdown possible again early next year.
The tea party is not your typical conservative group. They are as close to fascist as you can get away with today.
Though many college athletes live in poverty, a protest by National Collegiate Athletic Association football players is quietly spreading across the nation.
Voters surveyed also put hemorrhoids, toenail fungus, potholes, and zombies on the list of things they liked better than Congress.