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The ruling overturns the Kansas Republican Secretary of State's decision to keep Democrat Chad Taylor on the ballot even though he withdrew. The decision is expected to make it more difficult for GOP Sen. Pat Roberts (pictured) to win re-election against Independent candidate Greg Orman. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kansas Supreme Court Orders State To Remove Democrat’s Name From Senate Ballot

Decision expected to make it more difficult for Republican Pat Roberts to win a 4th term

13 hours ago

The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against Americans instead of against militants seeking an Islamic state. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Veterans In Both Parties Divided On Arming Syrian Rebels

The effort to train and arm Syrian rebels proved a tough sell with many Iraq and Afghanistan veterans now serving in the House. Wariness among veterans crossed party lines as Republicans Democrats alike said they feared weapons and training would one day be used against Americans instead of against militants seeking an Islamic state.

18 hours ago

Carney: ‘Not Going To Be A Good Year For Democrats’

Former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney predicts that the November midterm elections will not bode well for the Democratic Party.

09/15/2014

President Obama delivered his prime time address from the Cross Hall of the White House. (Photo by Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images)

Congressional Reaction To Obama’s Speech

General approval from Democrats and Republicans in Congress to the president’s ISIS strategy address to the nation.

09/10/2014

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 10, 2014.   (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Chuck Todd: Obama ‘On Precipice Of Doing Jimmy Carter-Like Damage To The Democratic Brand’

Chuck Todd warns that President Barack Obama could be on the verge of doing “Jimmy Carter-like damage” to the Democratic Party over his foreign policy.

09/10/2014

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle international problems has fallen to a record-low of 43 percent, with only 40 percent expressing confidence in Washington’s ability to handle domestic problems.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Gallup: Trust In US Federal Government To Handle International Issues Hits Record-Low

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle international problems has fallen to a record-low of 43 percent, with only 40 percent expressing confidence in Washington’s ability to handle domestic problems.

09/10/2014

Dem Rep: If McCain Was In Charge US Would Be ‘In Seven Different Wars Right Now’

Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said that ISIS is a regional threat and expressed concern that congressional members like Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would use the Islamic militant group “as an excuse” to send ground troops to Iraq and Syria.

09/08/2014

Obama To Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.

09/06/2014

Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation's economic recovery. (Getty Images)

Biden: US Needs More Fairness, ‘Cut Middle Class Back Into The Deal’

Vice President Joe Biden says the August jobs report, which underwhelmed many economists, is another step forward in the nation’s economic recovery.

09/06/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Promoting Economic Gains As Elections Near

Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation’s recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

09/01/2014

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