A review of presidential polling data back to 1948 shows that Barack Obama’s edge in the latest Gallup poll is a positive sign for his re-election chances.
Americans once again don’t run up big positive numbers in an annual First Amendment Center survey when it comes to being able to name all five freedoms in the opening 45 words of the Bill of Rights.
Lyle Denniston looks at a controversial issue that is seemingly headed back to the Supreme Court: the legal rights of the Boy Scouts of America to exclude gays from membership.
Despite signs that Mitt Romney is close to picking someone else as his running mate, a new Fox News poll names Condoleezza Rice as the top pick among Republicans and all voters for the job, and the candidate who may attract uncommitted voters.
Which president paid just 7 percent in taxes? And how did Al Gore make $100 million after leaving office? We dug up some interesting facts by looking at the tax returns of presidential candidates.
Would Mitt Romney announce his vice presidential pick a month early to counter Democratic attacks to shift the debate about his campaign? There are signs such an historic act is possible.
Honor the 22nd anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this Saturday with free admission to the National Constitution Center.
Lyle Denniston looks at how Mitt Romney could try to overturn the Affordable Care Act if he were president – a task that could be very difficult.
NBC’s acquisition of the former MSNBC.com is timed to allow the Peacock network to fight an online battle with Fox News as the lucrative fall campaign season nears for political advertising.
An act that is part of the historic Title IX law for college sports could put a temporary end to Penn State’s legendary football program.