Politics

Cochran Wins Primary, Rangel Race Too Close to Call

VStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — At least one veteran member of Congress survived a fierce challenge from an upstart Tuesday in his primary while another awaits the count of absentee and provisional ballots to determine his political future. In Mississippi, U.S. Read More

Members of Congress Try Out Driverless Car

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — No driver? No problem. Members of Congress got the unique chance Tuesday morning to ride around the nation’s capital in a prototype driverless car from Carnegie Mellon University. “Who would have ever Read More

White House Intern Faints During Daily Briefing

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — It was a rough first day for a White House communications intern whose public fainting brought press secretary Josh Earnest’s briefing to an abrupt end. It happened 57 minutes into the daily briefing in the press room.  The Read More

Why Obama Keeps Trying to Pop the 'Bubble'

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With 30 months left in the White House, President Obama seems to be craving the trappings of everyday America. From impromptu visits to Starbucks and Chipotle, to joining the herds of tourists along Pennsylvania Avenue and Read More