Republican Charlie Baker will be the next governor of Massachusetts, defeating Democratic Attorney Martha Coakely-- her second high-profile defeat.
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Democrat Seth Moulton turned back Richard Tisei's bid to become Massachusetts' first openly gay Republican congressman.
In a few hours, Martha Coakley will either lose her second straight high-profile race or be dragged across the finish line by a well-oiled Democratic turnout machine in a state where just 13 percent of registered voters are Republicans.
The United Nations is meeting under Vladimir Putin's watchful eye --- but outside the public's --- to build support for higher tobacco taxes and cigarette advertising bans.
Almost two years ago, I crowned Jim Webb America’s most disappointing senator.
Much has changed in the thirteen years since America was attacked. At least one thing has remained constant: the stupidity and futility of 9/11 truthers.
I once frequented a bar where one of the regulars would always toast the Washington football team with its fight song before downing a shot: "Hail to the Redskins!" His girlfriend, a Dallas Cowboys fan, would without fail retort, "To hell with the Redskins!"
Jesse Benton’s story is a parable for the liberty movement, that heavily young group of libertarian-leaning activists taking the GOP by storm, no matter what you think of the scandal that led to his resignation from Mitch McConnell’s campaign.
“There is no ‘racial divide’ on the Ferguson story,” says the headline of a Tommy Christopher post on something called the Daily Banter, “only stupid white people vs. everyone else.”
To paraphrase the late Biggie Smalls: Mo Brooks, mo' problems.
Addressing the cool kids at Rolling Stone during his ill-fated presidential campaign, John Kerry attempted to explain his vote for the Iraq War.
Cigarettes, the government warns, can kill you.
A crack research team at ThinkProgress has uncovered the Republicans' latest nefarious scheme: "The GOP's plot to convince you they support birth control."
When Ken Mehlman was chairman of the Republican National Committee, he apologized for the "Southern Strategy."
Many of the people you now see on your television offering advice about what to do next in Iraq weren't terribly prescient the first time around. They or their bosses thought the war likelier to last six days or six weeks than six months. They feared a nuclear-armed Saddam Hussein.
If House Majority Leader Eric Cantor loses his primary Tuesday, it will signal the power of the immigration issue and the depth of Republican voters' opposition to amnesty.
Are you sitting down? Good, because I have a confession to make: I'm starting to think Barack Obama isn't a very good president.
In 1983, Ronald Reagan delivered a speech widely remembered for his description of the Soviet Union as an "evil empire." In addition to denouncing the Soviet system, Reagan praised the United States, as one might expect of a president who called this country a "shining city on a hill."