Antarctic ice can be up to 2.6 miles thick, yet researchers say that the continent of Antarctica is rising unusually fast due to climate change.
Tuesday’s high-profile primary elections may extend a streak of sorts for tea party Republicans: losing individual races but winning the larger ideological war by tugging the GOP rightward.
The Tea Party scored a win in Nebraska on Tuesday as university president Ben Sasse captured the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in a bitter race that highlighted fissures within the GOP. Two women set the stage for history-making in West Virginia.
It’s too early to say the Tea Party’s over.
MSNBC host Al Sharpton called on Democratic voters to go to “war this summer” ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in which Republicans only need six seats to gain control of the Senate – which Sharpton said would be a “checkmate” over Democrats.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., ridiculed congressional lawmakers at a Tuesday transportation hearing, saying that many of his colleagues are afraid of “the tea party,” and others are opposed to any action under President Obama “because he’s the wrong color.”
House Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency’s Tea Party controversy.
Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation’s largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical voting bloc for any Republican with White House ambitions.
Even if Democrats recruit great candidates, raise gobs of money and run smart campaigns, they face an uphill fight to retake control of the House in this year’s congressional elections, regardless of the political climate in November.
He accuses the ultra-conservative members of the House Republicans of refusing to work with president Obama.