Albert R. Hunt

09/25/2014 - 11:00am

    Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia says the question of whether Congress needs to authorize President Barack Obama's declared war on Islamic State was settled by Thomas Jefferson when that president went after the Barbary pirates more than 200 years ago.

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09/18/2014 - 3:54pm

    Jim Webb could be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare.

    The former one-term Virginia senator and Vietnam War veteran is making sounds about running for president as a Democrat. He was in Iowa...

09/11/2014 - 2:04pm

    The battle for control of the Senate, the grand prize of the 2014 elections, with Republicans needing to win a net of a half-dozen seats to take charge, is well-framed after Labor Day.

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09/04/2014 - 1:01pm

    The tragic shooting of a black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has sparked an intense debate about the state of race relations in America, but there's little indication much will change.

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08/28/2014 - 2:57pm

    Republicans have grown even more confident about the midterm elections, convinced that the economy - where the actual data look good, though public perception remains sour - is moving in their favor.

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08/28/2014 - 2:53pm

    In the realm of Republican presidential politics, this has been a good year for Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas. It hasn't been as kind to former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush or Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker.

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