Ashley Judd says she won't run for U.S. Senate in Kentucky against Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. The actress made the announcement in a Twitter message.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota says he still feels the lingering effects of a 2006 brain hemorrhage, but he also says he's reached an stage in life in which it's time to retire and spend time with his six grandchildren.
For the liberal establishment, “political courage” means a politician spitting in the face of his conservative constituents. The President’s gun proposals demand such political courage, and we conservatives ought to be all for it.
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated, depending on their party, policies and beliefs.