The latest polls project that Mitt Romney will sweep the next two electoral contests -- giving a badly needed bounce to a candidate who has been the Republican frontrunner all along, but whose most noteworthy victories came in New Hampshire and Florida.
You may have heard of brokered conventions, but what you mean might better be described as a 'contested' convention. And one political scientist says this year's Republican convention is shaping up to possibly be a contested one -- but it's still not likely.
Voters in Arizona and Colorado will go to the polls on Tuesday to state their preference among the four remaining Republican presidential hopefuls: Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul. At a debate Wednesday night, the closeness of the race was on display as the candidates fought it out with some of the sharpest exchanges of the campaign.
The impact of the subprime mortgage crisis and economic strain across the country has drastically increased the number of Americans living in poverty. According to the latest census data, 47 million Americans are now living below the poverty line.
Though Barack Obama has yet to finish his first term as president, a recent article in the Atlantic is already looking at his legacy. The story, "Obama, Explained," examines the perceived strengths and weaknesses of Obama and evaluates whether he is a "chess master or pawn?"
A Super PAC that's backing Mitt Romney is airing an attack ad that a public policy professor says is beyond misleading. But Rick Santorum, the target of that ad, has responded with his own attack ad that also stretches the truth.
Republicans and Democrats have agreed to a proposal that would extend payroll tax cuts and unemployment benefits through year's end -- though it will include a reduction in the length of time a person can receive unemployment benefits.
Mitt Romney is struggling to connect with Michigan voters, his polling numbers indicate. Rick Santorum has surged to a big lead as Romney comes to the state where he was born and grew up.
A report from the Pew Center on the States documented how the U.S. voter registration system, with all its faults and failings, cost 2 million votes in 2008. It's also light years behind many other democracies, in terms of enabling eligible voters to vote.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is running for his fourth term in office this year but, for the first time, he's facing an opposition that has unified in opposition to his re-election.