No Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are supporting the Democrat's version of the bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act — a bill that once enjoyed bipartisan support. They have their own, competing version that women's advocates say won't cut it.
President Barack Obama shook up the presidential campaign on Wednesday by declaring his support for same-sex marriage. The decision comes after two members of his leadership team declared their own support.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential candidate, are spending the majority of their time in a handful of battleground states -- states where the polls say the two are so close that another rally or two could provide enough swing to move a state, and possibly the election, from one candidate to another.
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.
Negative ads and back-and-forth name calling have dominated much of the campaign rhetoric and political news coverage this election season. A communications professor who helps run factcheck.org says this presidential campaign has sunk to new lows.
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.