Residents of the nation's capital are enthusiastic about legalization, but Republicans in Congress may stand in their way.
Libertarian and religious right activists in the first-in-nation primary state are already making plans to make the country more conservative in 2016.
Republicans are already losing their minds over the president's new executive order.
Opponents of the Keystone XL have managed to stall construction of the pipeline again on Tuesday, but their fight isn't over yet.
More than a year after Edward Snowden first revealed the extent of the NSA's mass surveillance programs, the Senate is finally voting on a bill to curb the agency's sweeping spying powers.
With the 2016 campaign underway, the Kentucky Republican is ready to throw down over foreign policy.
Democrats and Barack Obama are losing their grip on young voters. That means if you're under age 30, your vote is back in play for 2016.
Now that the midterms are over, we can turn our attention to the Real Election. Here's a breakdown of all the poor suckers who are running for president in 2016.
It's been a long dry spell for the Republican Party. But with the scent of victory in the air, Tuesday was to put the party back in the Grand Old Party.
The left still hasn't figured out how to get Obama's coalition to vote when Obama's not on the ballot.
The GOP is now preparing to take control of the Senate for the first time in eight years--a political power shift that gives the party free rein to torment President Barack Obama for the next two years.
Greg Orman is running for Senate in Kansas as an Independent. If he unseats Republican incumbent Pat Roberts, he could determine which party controls the Senate after 2014.
Florida's medical marijuana vote was supposed to be a bellwether for the national legalization movement. But now, supporters face an uphill battle against a well-funded opposition campaign that is determined to beat back reforms of the state's drug laws.
Louisiana's Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu is fighting a rising tide of conservatism in the Bayou State.
The 2014 midterm elections are on Tuesday, and no one cares. You should. So in the vague hope that you live in a state that allows same-day registration, here's the basic shit you need to know about.
It's easy to chalk up the GOP's hard right midterm turn on immigration to conservative fearmongering and vague doomsday panic, but that's not the whole story.
Larry Pressler, the former South Dakota Republican Senator who once turned down an Abscam bribe, is looking for a comeback, one cowboy poetry reading at a time.
You know an election is coming up when candidates from both parties are sowing fear and disinformation about the threat the Islamic State poses to the US.
Long skeptical of government intrusion, the libertarian movement is increasingly embracing anarchism as the most effective way to achieve their free-market goals.
The Supreme Court's decision to not review some lower-court rulings overturning gay-marriage bans have made it clear that the religious right's fight against same-sex unions isn't going so hot.
The public education system is a mess, but a solution proposed by Republicans might make things more muddled than ever.
According to Louisiana Representative John Fleming, if you smoke marijuana, you will get addicted or die.
Obama's Attorney General announced on Thursday that he was leaving his post, ending a controversial, but influential, reign as the country's top cop.
Georgia just lost its epic four-year quest to win fraud convictions against 12 African American voting organizers in the small town of Quitman. But officials don't seem to care, and now they're targeting another voter-registration drive in Atlanta.