10:46 AM EDT 11/19/2014
Originally posted 11/06/2014 12:15PM
Of all the big Republican wins in the midterm elections, Joni Ernst's in Iowa may be the biggest, as it helped swing the Senate to GOP control, in one of the fiercest contests.
Originally posted 11/05/2014 08:00PM
While most college freshmen struggle with laundry and midterms, Saira Blair will be representing her district in the West Virginia House of Delegates.
Originally posted 08/27/2014 04:45PM
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand isn't positive Hillary Clinton will run for president, but the woman who took Clinton's former New York Senate seat would like to think so.
Originally posted 08/08/2014 03:00PM
Originally posted 05/17/2014 06:15PM
Never-before-seen letters from Jacqueline Kennedy to an elderly Catholic priest offer a revealing and surprising look into the ultra-private former first lady.
Originally posted 05/06/2014 03:30PM
Gov. John Kitzhaber performed CPR on an unconscious woman Monday evening in downtown Portland, assisting her until medics could arrive, said his spokeswoman and fire department spokesmen.
The governor, a former emergency room doctor, was traveling by car through downtown Portland about 5 p.m. when he saw "someone along the edge of the street who seemed to be attempting to resuscitate a woman" lying on the ground, Kitzhaber spokeswoman Nkenge Harmon Johnson said in an email to The Oregonian.
Originally posted 04/01/2014 12:00PM
Ukraine, he is your candidate.
A costumed protester dressed as Darth Vader is running for president of the Eastern European nation. He announced his candidacy at a press conference Saturday, accompanied by guards dressed as Stormtroopers.
In an ominous statement, the purported Sith Lord promised "to restore former glory [and] to return lost territories and pride for this country" – a reference to Russia's recent annexation of Ukraine's Crimean peninsula.
Originally posted 01/15/2014 11:30AM
Originally posted 03/05/2013 11:20AM
Urged on by tens of thousands of petitioners, Carly Rae Jepsen has backed out as a headliner of a Boy Scouts of America concert this summer, saying the Scouts' ban on gay members conflicts with her personal beliefs.
Jepsen, 27, was one of two headlining acts scheduled to play at the 2013 National Scouting Jamboree in West Virginia in July.
In a tweet Tuesday morning, the Canadian singer said she couldn't participate in an event held by a group with an anti-gay agenda.
Originally posted 09/20/2012 02:30PM
As crisis manager Olivia Pope on ABC's Scandal, Kerry Washington knows how to handle a sticky situation.
But as an actress going about her daily life, Washington had a hard time giving fans of the series the answer to one simple question: Who is Quinn Perkins?
"[Quinn Perkins] represents my whole summer because all summer long people were walking up to me saying 'Who is Quinn Perkins!?' in supermarkets, airports ... It was so much fun! Luckily I didn't know [who she actually is] at the time because I don't know if I'd be able to keep it a secret for that long!" Washington, 35, tells PEOPLE.
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