Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio earned points this week with Southern Poverty Law Center-designated anti-gay hate group leader Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council.
South Bay residents are heralding the inauguration of Sam Liccardo as San Jose's 65th mayor as a sea change in relations between City Hall and the LGBT community.
Not wasting any time, new Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Barack Obama are setting course for showdowns over health care, a big oil pipeline, immigration policy and financing of the agency that tries to protect the US from terrorists.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison for taking bribes to promote a dietary supplement.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell asked a judge for mercy for his wife, as well as himself, before being sentenced to two years in prison for public corruption.
President Barack Obama's approval rating is creeping upward. The economy is growing. And a flurry of aggressive executive actions on domestic and foreign policy have energized the West Wing.
Gregory T. Angelo head of the Log Cabin Republicans has called former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's comments on gay marriage "disappointing" and likened the presumptive GOP presidential hopeful to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he respects a court ruling that allows same-sex couples to wed for the first time in his home state.
Republicans are assuming full control of Congress for the first time in eight years in a day of pomp, circumstance and raw politics beneath the Capitol Dome.
President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.