Here is a characteristic pose of Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, who last night sounded a ringing praise for The New Deal and a scorching denunciation of Republican policies in his keynote address to the Democratic National Convention, June 24, 1936, Philadelphia, Pa. (AP Photo/GRS)
Sen. Alben Barkley, of Kentucky, right, waves to cheering delegates as he appears on speakers rostrum to deliver keynote address at the Democratic National Convention, July 12, 1948, Philadelphia, Pa. The man on the left is unidentified. (AP Photo)
CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., a Chicago Democrat who took a hushed medical leave two months ago, is being treated for bipolar disorder, the Mayo Clinic announced Monday.
NORFOLK, Va. — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.
The nation is flooded sternum-high with Glocks, assault rifles and ammo clips. You will never put the gun genie back in the bottle. We are a testosterone-sotted teenaged nation that adores weaponry and wants to be armed-- much to the perplexed alarm of the civilized adult world. Hear ou…
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jeff Flake’s first TV ad paints him as Arizona’s “battle-tested conservative.”
At the Tuesday night election results party, Republican candidate Jesse Kelly said the comment he heard most often from voters on the campaign trail was how much it cost to fill up their last tank of gas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma congressman apologized on Friday for suggesting that “killing a couple” of U.S. senators may be the only way to get a budget passed through Congress.
The National Institute for Civil Discourse at the University of
Arizona has announced that former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has
been named to its National Board of Advisers.