In his first foreign trip as Secretary of State, John Kerry defended America's civil liberties during his talk with German students.
Bobby McDonald of Walton, Ky., thought he had a good shot at winning a seat on the city council, so he let his wife sleep past closing time at the polls.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
It only took two extra days, but Florida's Miami-Dade County has finished counting votes in the presidential election. But as of Thursday afternoon, three other large counties were still tabulating.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Since Republican Richard Mourdock made a controversial comment about rape, his opponent has been trying to pick up the voters Mourdock may have lost. But not everyone has turned away from him. Meanwhile, outside money has been pouring in.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
It's the question most pollsters ask. But one political economist says there's a better one to ask if you want to predict a candidate's fate.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
When President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together in the aftermath of the superstorm, pundits took notice of a rare moment of bipartisanship and wondered if more was to come.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
At a time when both presidential campaigns would typically be hitting all the swing states, some were off limits owing to Hurricane Sandy. Still, with only a week left before the election, the campaigns both had to find ways to continue their efforts while heeding Hurricane Katrina's lessons.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
This year's presidential debates may be remembered as much for what the candidates said as for those witty Internet memes that followed. Experts say the rise of the political meme largely blindsided the campaigns.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us