Monday last day to file to run for Chicago mayor

|Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

The race for Chicago mayor is shaping up.

Ex-Steelers player eyes Pennsylvania high court

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

A Pittsburgh judge who spent more than a decade playing cornerback for the Steelers said Monday he will be a candidate for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court next year.

GOP hopefuls avoid specifics in response to Obama

| |Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

The rhetoric is barbed, but Republican presidential hopefuls generally fell in line behind the voices of restraint in the wake of President Barack Obama's order blocking deportation for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully.

Jindal seen as liability for GOP candidate Cassidy

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

In the still-unfolding Louisiana Senate race, when Republican Bill Cassidy wants to hurt Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's standing, he suggests that a vote for her is a vote for unpopular President Barack Obama.

Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

President Barack Obama says voters want a "new car smell" in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be "a great president."

Obama: Americans want ‘new car smell’ in 2016

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

President Barack Obama said in an interview Sunday that he’s not sure what role he will play in the 2016 race for the White House because American people will want that “new car smell” when it comes to the campaign for his sucessor that has already begun.

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

| |Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters can find a playbook in Colorado.

Clinton: Obama immigration effort 'historic step'

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she supports President Barack Obama's executive actions to protect about 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, calling it a "historic step" and urging Congress to pursue a measure approved by the Senate last year.

Midterm elections get a yawn, but not in Oregon

| |Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

It's nearly as certain as Oregon's rainy season. When there's an election, voters in the state respond with an enthusiasm that's rare in most other places in America.

Looking to 2016, Chris Christie’s style both delights, disturbs GOP

| |Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

. Suddenly, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is a Republican miracle worker.