A new survey of young Americans by Harvard's Institute of Politics casts doubt on the widely repeated statistic that one in five women in college are victims of sexual assault.
Despite a presidential campaign pitched, in part, on a presumed appeal to younger voters, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) fares no better than other Republicans among those age 18 to 29, according to a new survey from Harvard’s Institute of Politics.
One of the oldest cliches on American elections, attributed to the late House Speaker Thomas P. "Tip" O’Neill, holds that “all politics is local.”
The presidential campaign got fully underway this last week with a flurry of announcements, road trips and rallies that will roll across the country with increasing intensity for the next year and a half.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, who has enjoyed several months of good news in his prospective quest for the Republican presidential nomination, hit a bump Thursday with a new poll showing a sharp drop in his popularity at home.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, saying that the “American people have the appetite for hard truths,” called Tuesday for cutting Social Security benefits and raising Medicare premiums for future upper-income retirees and raising the retirement age.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's long-anticipated announcement Sunday that she’s running for president may not have said much about policy, but it delivered an unambiguous message about the voters and a major theme she hopes will carry her to the White House.
As presidential hopefuls officially begin their campaigns, the two parties face each other with opposing coalitions clearly defined along lines of race, religion and culture.