Sen. Tim Johnson, chairman of the powerful Senate Banking Committee, is expected to announce Tuesday he won’t seek re-election in 2014, according to two Senate Democratic aides, setting the stage for a hotly contested race to succeed him.
Capital Journal:Those on the left have long resisted every effort to rein in the growth of entitlement spending. But that now is crowding out the other programs they love.
The face of the argument against gay marriage will be a lawyer with a record of championing conservative causes, including preserving gun rights and limiting affirmative action.
Christine C. Quinn, the New York City Council speaker and a mayoral candidate, readily acknowledges her angry moments, which critics and even friends characterize as intense.
The Office of Congressional Ethics is examining allegations of wrongdoing that emerged in the aftermath of her failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.
Kerry arrived Monday in Kabul amid concerns that Karzai may be jeopardizing progress in the war against extremism with his rhetoric.