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What is becoming apparent in the third year of Barack Obama's presidency is that an awful lot more Americans like him personally than like him politically.
How the antigovernment unrest in Egypt evolves and how President Obama handles the challenges will tell us a great deal about the president and his future.
It’s a good bet that this year is going to be a tough one for public employee unions and their members, from tiny towns to the federal bureaucracy.
Why Congress is unlikely to adopt a stricter gun-control law following the shooting in Arizona.
History tells us that a president's favorable ratings halfway through his first term aren't a good gauge of his prospects for re-election.
A half-dozen questions will define the political landscape this year.
Without a shift in Americans' attitudes, it is unlikely Congress would pass legislation creating path to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
President Barack Obama says that his Afghanistan policy is on track on the ground, but that is clearly much less the case when it comes to the political support needed here at home to sustain his war policy.
Odds are improving that the Democratic Party will lose control of the U.S. Senate and the Republicans will retain the House of Representatives.
The timing of the Supreme Court case on the health-care overhaul law could be important for the 2012 election.
It's within the realm of realm of possibility that Democrats could regain the House in 2012.
Though Democrats have 53 seats, Republicans actually may muster a functional majority on some issues in the new Senate:
What to watch for as returns roll in Tuesday night (and Wednesday).
The Senate contest between Harry Reid and Sharron Angle is a great race, but most analysts don't think it produced a great debate.
The relationshp between the Obama White House and the Chamber of Commerce has gone from decent to terrible; can it be revived?
A roundup of analysis on Thursday night's Delaware Senate debate between Democrat Chris Coons and Republican Christine O'Donnell.
A roundup of political analysis on key Senate races.
A roundup of analysis on Stephen Colbert's congressional testimony on Friday.
The 2010 primary season will be remembered for the tea party movement, whose grassroots success gave rise to a whole new group of “citizen politicians” – such as Republican Senate nominees Christine O’Donnell of Delaware, Joe Miller of Alaska, and Rand Paul of Kentucky - and a surge in Republican voters.
A roundup of analysis on House Minority Leader John Boehner (R., Ohio).