Cal Poly students more united than Congress, against Congress

The federal government shutdown, which lasted 16 days, ended on Oct. 17 when President Barack Obama signed a bill raising the debt limit.

Lack of Expected Support for Longtime Democrats Helps Republican Challenger

Fielding big-name (and less well known) candidates who actually have a wide spectrum of appeal, if the GOP plays its cards right, it may soon have another Republican governor and a Republican senator.

GOP survival demands more than rebranding

National political news from both liberal and conservative sources these days is dominated by coverage of the implosion of the Republican Party. The GOP seems bent on self-destruction.