The situation today between the United States and Libya is tenuous at best, but a look back at our Libyan invasion in 1805 shows a president and Congress who authorized military activities without a war declaration.
Television networks and the Associated Press will skip exit polling in 19 states in the upcoming presidential election, apparently deciding those states have already gone to President Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.
The biggest winner of the first presidential debate appears to be Big Bird, the iconic Sesame Street character who got a three-second mention on Wednesday night. But a look at the record shows Big Bird could teach the candidates a valuable life lesson.
The team behind President Barack Obama’s re-election bid was left explaining his debate performance on Wednesday night, but history shows Mitt Romney shouldn’t get too overconfident.
We expect the zingers to fly at Wednesday night’s presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Let’s test your knowledge of memorable debate quotes, many of which were unscripted.
How would high school students do if they argued Supreme Court cases? A new effort will showcase a Virtual Supreme Court competition through next year.
Looking for clues about who is winning the big debate? Just watch for a few body language signs on the podium.
A Pennsylvania commonwealth judge has issued a partial injunction on Tuesday that will likely block voter ID laws from the state’s November election. But the issue is far from over.
If some political polls were truly accurate, Alf Landon would have been America’s president during World War II, instead of FDR. Here’s a look at an alternative universe of politics, as we examine the five biggest political poll blunders in U.S. history.
Lyle Denniston explains why the new Supreme Court term could be as memorable as the last one, and why Chief Justice John Roberts will be at the center of all the attention.