American University students can't name a single US senator

Education | Robby Soave

‘Um, this is sad’

The Huffington Post investigates: What do college women call their vajayjays when sexting?

Education | Eric Owens
sexting Getty Images

Will the problems of privileged white women at fancy colleges never end?

21 Days of Obamacare Christmas

Politics | Christopher Bedford
Obama at the National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in 2010. Reuters.

On the first day of Obamacare, the president gave to me…

Study links working moms to childhood obesity - TheDC

| Caitlin Emma

The years a mother spends at the office may contribute to an increase in a child’s BMI

Antiquated Espionage Act toothless against Wikileaks, Democrats say - TheDC

Politics | Jeff Winkler

‘What Wikileaks did was illegal,’ says Virginia Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott, ‘we have been agonizing over this’

GOP to replace health law, protect current popular provisions - TheDC

Politics | Chris Moody

Eric Cantor, R-VA, signals GOP protection of pre-existing conditions, young-adult insurance access

Republicans issue confident election forecast - NRSC

Politics | Pat McMahon

With one month to go, the NRSC is upbeat about the chances of GOP victories in competitive Senate races

Potential SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland finds liberal foes - The Washington Post

Politics | Pat McMahon

Judge Merrick Garland, a potential Obama nominee for the Supreme Court, could face opposition from the left because of his record

Union thugs take to college campuses

Opinion | Bedford

High noon at George Mason University: Cafeteria employees face union intimidation, lies daily

A numbers game with jobs

Opinion | Kipp Lanham

The question for Republicans is that if they want to take back the House and the Senate, how will they convince the voters that the job numbers are in their favor to vote Republican at the polls. With a job disapproval rate higher than Democrats (59-57 percent), Republicans have their work cut out for them

U.S.-Mexico relations: No spring break

Opinion | Kipp Lanham

If the U.S. repaired its trade agreements with Mexico, perhaps talks on border security and reducing drug trafficking might succeed instead of risking further delays

Iraq’s political stalemate: Democracy’s endgame?

Opinion | Reid Smith

Let’s hope the people of Iraq get the government they deserve. The endless aftermath of this election represents another major hurdle for a country where sectarian violence lurks just below the façade of democratic progress

Working title for Specter’s new book? ‘Not really representative of Pennsylvania’

Opinion | Kipp Lanham

Specter hinted that he has some “special insights” from having worked in both the Republican and Democratic caucuses. What could those insights be? Enough for a book to further reposition himself politically in the eye’s of Pennsylvania voters?

Sour grapes ahead of Sochi 2014

Opinion | Kipp Lanham

After a dismal showing at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev expects a different result when Russia hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. On Monday, March 1, 2010, Medvedev mandated that Russian Olympic officials quit or be fired due to placing 11th in the medals table and earning only three golds. Russia’s performance paled in comparison to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, where Russia placed fifth with 22 medals, eight of which were gold.

Obama must consider where Syria’s loyalty lies

Opinion | Reid Smith

Speaking on Valentine’s Day before the U.S.-Islamic World Forum in Doha, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emphasized the importance of bringing new harmony to the to the wearying ballad of Arab-Israeli peace efforts.