Nov 26, 2013 11:22AM ET
The White House wants you to decide which turkey President Obama will "pardon" on Wednesday. Maybe the one whose favorite song is one by Beyonce? Um, what are we doing here?
Nov 26, 2013 10:35AM ET
Did you know that Obamacare gives people STDs? It's completely true, according to a cartoon that's going around, and it is why Obama should be impeached, probably.
Nov 26, 2013 10:01AM ET
We have here the geopolitical corollary to Godwin's Law: the more significant an international agreement, the more likely it is that a participant will be compared to British prime minister Neville Chamberlain.
Nov 25, 2013 5:08PM ET
On Wednesday, MSNBC's Chris Hayes will devote his show to a topic that should ruin a few family dinners: How to argue with your conservative relatives about politics.
Nov 25, 2013 3:55PM ET
In an interview, Sen. Grassley declared that, given Chris Christie's "physique," "wouldn't it be kind of nice to have a guy like him sitting on the pot" when Washington blows up? We have no idea what this means.
Nov 25, 2013 3:36PM ET
During his speech from San Francisco on Monday, President Obama was heckled by someone from an unexpected group: one of the people selected to stand onstage behind him.
Nov 25, 2013 2:17PM ET
Liz Cheney's bid to be Wyoming's next senator has hit two stumbling blocks: her iffy residency status and her touchy relationship with the rest of her family. Her new ad doesn't entirely answer that question, adding only one new vote to her in-family tally.
Nov 25, 2013 1:07PM ET
With perhaps as many as one-in-10 accounts run by spammers (according to a new study) and a healthy subculture bent on subversion, Twitter — finding a sudden need to turn users into advertiser dollars — wishes everyone would grow up.
Nov 25, 2013 11:01AM ET
President Obama will renew his push for comprehensive immigration reform, part of his long-stalled three-point plan for improving the economy. Republicans continue to shrug. Neither will likely be the key to anything getting done.
Nov 25, 2013 9:50AM ET
A warning from Republicans: President Obama only struck a deal with Iran on its nuclear program so that you'd stop paying attention to Obamacare. If that was actually the president's plan (it wasn't), it hasn't been super-effective.
Nov 22, 2013 4:55PM ET
George W. Bush is now mixing his two favorite things, painting and capitalism. For only $29.98, you can get a Christmas tree ornament depicting his painting of a cardinal, a painting Bush hopes "meets [your] expectations."
Nov 22, 2013 3:29PM ET
The highlight of this news report produced by Sacramento's ABC affiliate is probably when the brothel owner says, "Well, I think it's 'Hookers For Obama.'"
Nov 22, 2013 2:37PM ET
Among the news briefs filed by the AP from Dallas about Friday's commemoration of the assassination of President Kennedy was a mention of a rally hosted by conspiracy theory innovator Alex Jones. We decided to tune in.
Nov 22, 2013 2:03PM ET
The pattern we're now so familiar with — news event, faulty early reports, conflicting eyewitnesses, the inevitable conspiracy theory — began with the assassination of President Kennedy.
Nov 22, 2013 10:55AM ET
Constitutional law expert Donald Trump will play host to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at one of the real estate mogul's insistently-named Trump buildings on Friday.
Nov 22, 2013 10:11AM ET
For all of the melodrama preceding it, Thursday's Senate floor vote to change a rule and prevent filibusters on certain administration nominees wasn't very dramatic. What, then, does the change actually mean?
Nov 21, 2013 5:55PM ET
The FCC, obviously tired of Americans' deep affection for the government, is considering permitting airlines to allow cell service — and, apparently, voice calls — on flights. Here's how this horrible idea will work.
Nov 21, 2013 4:06PM ET
With Friday's 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, there are fewer and fewer Americans who were alive at the time. In fact, only about a third of America's current population was alive on that day in 1963.
Nov 21, 2013 1:20PM ET
The vice president of the United States walked from the White House to a nearby sandwich shop on Thursday, because it had sandwiches from Delaware.
Nov 21, 2013 10:57AM ET
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid pushed that big red button launching the Democrats' nuclear attack against the United States Senate, ending the ability to filibuster judicial nominees on a 52 to 48 vote.
Nov 21, 2013 10:08AM ET
A document obtained by The Times outlines House Republicans' upcoming attacks on Obamacare, hoping to parlay a rocky month for the law into a permanent political advantage.
Nov 21, 2013 8:51AM ET
Liz Cheney will likely enjoy the support of nearly everyone in her family in her Senate primary next year. The only known exception is her sister Mary, who told Politico she is "not supporting" the candidacy.
Nov 20, 2013 10:41PM ET
Before he took the job of Secretary of State, John Kerry interviewed seven of his predecessors, prompting him to declare an intention to be both D.C. manager and overseas world-changer.
Nov 20, 2013 6:13PM ET
Rep. Grace Meng was attacked and robbed about two blocks from the Capitol on Tuesday night — something Paul Ryan tried to warn people about back in 1998.
Nov 20, 2013 3:43PM ET
The National Security Agency has been explicitly collecting and analyzing information on British citizens, with that country's permission. Raising the question: Could British intelligence be surveilling us — with the NSA's permission?
Nov 20, 2013 1:45PM ET
The thing about Joe Biden is that he's not cool. On the occasion of the generally beloved vice president's 71st birthday, it's worth looking at what his popularity says about being cool in Washington. Spoiler: Being older helps.
Nov 20, 2013 11:19AM ET
Among the reasons Rep. Trey Radel's arrest for cocaine possession is notable: The "fiscal conservative" significantly overpaid for his dope. Yet another example of Congress wasting money.
Nov 20, 2013 10:50AM ET
The Tea Party's success in moving Washington to the right leaves President Obama scrambling to manage both Democrats angry about Obamacare — which is his job — and moderate Republican business leaders — which is not.
Nov 20, 2013 9:12AM ET
Two of America's most beloved celebrities sat down for a rare interview on Tuesday night as NBC's lame-duck late-night host Jay Leno played host to former president George W. Bush.
Nov 19, 2013 6:37PM ET
The arrest of Florida Rep. Trey Radel for cocaine possession puts him in rarified company. Sixty-eight members of Congress have been convicted of crimes while in office. We decided to break down the numbers.