Cory Booker says he's straight but doesn't mind questions about his sexuality because it challenges people's prejudices about gay people - a stance the scotch-drinking, cigar-smoking Steve Lonegan deems "kind of weird."
When it comes to appointing women to high-level executive branch posts, the Obama administration has named no more women to high-level executive branch posts than the Clinton administration did almost two decades ago, according to a New York Times analysis.
In the topsy-turvy New York City mayoral race that has been filled with larger-than-life characters, Bill Thompson has run a steady, under-the-radar campaign. And he's still within striking distance of victory.
The Republican National Committee, responding to plans by two television networks for programs about Hillary Rodham Clinton, approved a resolution Friday to block CNN and NBC from hosting GOP presidential primary debates.
A diverse coalition of lawmakers and civil rights advocates largely embraced Justice Department proposals Monday that would break with harsh punishments for non-violent drug offenders and provide federal prosecutors with more authority on charging offenders
President Obama and his family are heading to Martha's Vineyard on Saturday for a week of rest and relaxation, but not before facing the ritual partisan grumblings that presidential vacations are extravagant and waste taxpayer money.