She was often quiet in public, but people underestimated her at their peril as she worked side by side with her husband in and out of office.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
Republicans got help from three Democrats and two independents to prevent mentally incompetent veterans from being automatically reported for gun background checks.
The wealthy Minnesota congressman agrees with Biden on almost everything, has very little chance of winning a single primary, and for some reason is still compelled to run.
Various factions didn’t want Steve Scalise, and they’re all flexing their individual petty power. Will latest nominee Jim Jordan win the vote on the House floor?
MAGA Rep. Matt Gaetz is forcing a recall vote of the embattled GOP speaker, and McCarthy is desperately flailing for help wherever he can find it.
The former San Francisco mayor served five terms in the U.S. Senate, where she fought for gun control and against torture, and always knew how to cross the aisle.
A lot of Republicans are talking a big game in support of unionized employees, but they don’t walk the walk when it comes to rolling back corporate power.
The House Speaker is going after President Biden for little more reason than to appease the far-right nuts in his caucus.
The ex-football coach-turned-junior senator is holding up vital military promotions and brazenly thumbing his nose at the longest-serving Republican Senate leader.
If the Virginia governor wants to be a GOP presidential contender, he needs his party to win this year’s state legislature elections. If not, he’s toast.