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Russia’s gains cloud Obama’s assurances to Baltic leaders

For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics.

Is Wendy Davis’ political star fading in Texas gubernatorial race?

As a feisty state senator with pink sneakers and a fist in the air, Wendy Davis captured both the love and the ire of America last year when she pulled an 11-hour filibuster of anti-abortion measures in the Texas Capitol. But after using that star power to win her party's nomination for governor, Davis is still struggling to take a lead over Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott.

Who You Calling ‘Porky’? Why Kirsten Gillibrand should name her Senate harassers

If these elected representatives of the people are engaging in boorish and inappropriate behavior, shouldn’t the voters know about it?

US reportedly targets leader of al-Shabaab with Somalia drone strike

A U.S. drone reportedly targeted the leader of the Al Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab group in a strike in southern Somalia Monday.

In fight to keep Senate seat, Landrieu faces legal challenge to Louisiana residency

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, in a tough re-election bid, is facing mounting legal challenges to her residency status including a lawsuit filed this weekend by a former Republican challenger.

Email reveals Lois Lerner ignored political expenditures by unions

The official at the center of the Internal Revenue Service tea party scandal once dismissed complaints that labor unions were not reporting millions of dollars in political activities on their tax forms, according to an email obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor joins Wall Street investment bank

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was not unemployed for long. 

US military conducts operation against al-Shabaab in Somalia

Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby says the U.S. is looking at the results and will provide more information when appropriate.

Krauthammer: Biden is not a ‘serious presidential candidate’

Krauthammer said Biden's record proves he is not a serious contender.

San Francisco to enact law giving property owners tax break for creating urban farms

The measure lets cities and towns lower the assessed value -- and therefore the property taxes -- on parcels of land if owners dedicate them to growing food for at least five years. 

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