Republican senators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have begun their constitutional role to give their advice and consent to the president in selecting a replacement for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, by advising President Obama to decline to nominate anyone.

In Saturday night's GOP debate, the punches and counterpunches flew. But amidst the accusations and denials, including the hurling of the "L" word ("Liar"), were we able to learn much about where the candidates actually stand on the issues?

Democratic superdelegates have given Hillary Clinton a commanding lead over Bernie Sanders. But can they be counted on to put Clinton over the top in the delegate race?

Department of Justice Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced on Wednesday that the Justice Department is suing the city of Ferguson, Missouri, to force police reform after the city council rejected a costly deal negotiated by federal officials.

Obama's last budget can be summed up with the words of Harry Hopkins of the Roosevelt administration: "We will spend and spend, tax and tax, elect and elect." Some say he added, "The people are just too dumb to understand."