All of Britain is on edge waiting to see what happens in the EU referendum on Thursday. Could "Brexit" really happen? And if so, what does it mean for an estimated 1.2 million British citizens currently living in other European countries?
President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, are in the final phases of their campaign. Voters across the country are not just choosing a president though, they're electing Senators and school board members and weighing in on constitutional issues as well.
The presidential debates have been getting increasingly feisty. But does that make for an effective debate? The World's Jason Margolis got some perspectives on debating from several immigrant high school students in Boston.
Vice President Joe Biden came out swinging in Thursday night's debate, seeking to erase memories of President Barack Obama's bland performance a week ago. Instant polls gave him somewhat less than a victory — a title that perhaps should be awarded to the moderator.
Anchor Marco Werman explores the foreign policy credentials of Paul Ryan and Joe Biden with James Traub, a fellow at the Center on International Cooperation, and Ted Bromund, a senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation.
You may or may not recognize the band Thin Lizzy, but you probably recognize their song "The Boys are Back in Town." The lead singer of the band, Phil Lynott, died more than 25 years ago, but now his mom is speaking about the singer's early years.
Mitt Romney came out on top, according to most who Wednesday night watched his first debate with President Barack Obama. Romney was described as aggressive, while Obama was panned for being passive and listless.
The National Football League's referees ignited a storm of controversy Monday night -- by some accounts it was the third-most tweeted event in Twitter's history -- when they incorrectly called a touchdown that gave the Seattle Seahawks a victory at the expense of the Green Bay Packers. Politicians of all stripes have called on the NFL and its referees to reach an agreement.
U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, (R-Mo.) a candidate for the U.S. Senate, over the weekend explained that he would ban abortion and didn't believe an exception was necessary in cases of rape -- because he's heard that women's bodies can shut down their reproductive systems and prevent becoming pregnant if they're "legitimately" raped.
As the deadline nears for the debt reduction super committee to reach agreement on deficit reduction, some Republicans for the first time are allowing for the idea of using some tax increases to close the gap.
Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican chairman of the House budget writing committee, is preparing to unveil his latest plan for government spending. Democrats are already criticizing it as an example of Republicans breaking the agreement the two parties reached last August.
Over the weekend, Mitt Romney announced that he'd chosen Paul Ryan as his running mate in the upcoming presidential election. And while Republicans praised the pick as bold and game-changing, and something that would rally the conservative base, Democrats sought to paint him as out of touch and, perhaps worse, as the ideological leader of a deeply unpopular U.S. Congress.
As chairman of the House Budget Committee, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is perhaps best known for his austerity-driven budget proposal. By choosing Ryan as his running mate, Mitt Romney has signaled his commitment to reducing the size of government. But will tough talk be enough for them to win the election?
Mitt Romney didn't get a big boost in the polls after he named Paul Ryan to be his vice presidential running mate, new polls out Wednesday revealed. Romney and President Barack Obama remain locked in a tight race for the White House.
If you attend a political event, you're very likely to notice the music. It's been chosen to convey a message, one of hope, or patriotism or even of sticking together. And while the politicians are careful about what they choose, sometimes the musicians are none-too-pleased to be included.
With Paul Ryan set to be officially named the Republican Party's vice presidential candidate, environmentalists are looking back at his record with a critical eye. They say he has a lengthy record of voting against the environment, unless it also benefits his fiscal conservative push.
It was Bill Clinton's turn Wednesday night to speak to the crowd of Democratic enthusiasts assembled to nominate Barack Obama for president. He led them through a full-fledged endorsement of Obama's work on the economy and tore down and poked holes in many Republican criticisms.