Women are more disconnected and have less general knowledge about politics than men regardless of what country they live in across the globe.
No Maryland lieutenant governor has ever been elected governor of the state, but Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who will formally announce his gubernatorial bid Friday, is hoping to make history by becoming the first.
Utah residents donated just shy of $12 million to presidential candidates last year, according to the latest campaign disclosure reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Former Rep. Anthony Weiner would get 15 percent of the vote in a Democratic primary for the New York City mayoral race, according to a poll released Friday.
A new Gallup Poll indicates that Americans on both sides of the political divide view the GOP as too unwilling to compromise with others.
Political scientists say a state long solidly Democratic has moved increasingly to the left as the result of recent statewide elections.
A historic decline in the number of U.S. whites and the fast growth of Latinos are blurring traditional black-white color lines, testing the limits of civil rights laws and reshaping political alliances as “whiteness” begins to lose its numerical dominance.
The planned shutdown of nearly 240 air traffic control towers across the country under federal budget cuts will strip away an extra layer of safety during takeoffs and landings, leaving pilots to manage the most critical stages of flight on their own.
The White House says it is going forward with plans for its 135-year tradition of the Easter egg roll, while dashing the hopes of some Iowa children who hoped to visit the president’s home.
Chuck Hagel has lined up the necessary votes for the Senate to confirm him next week to be the nation’s next defense secretary, after a senior Republican lawmaker said he will back President Barack Obama’s choice.