By Byron York | 09/02/13 05:15 AM
One factor that could complicate President Obama’s effort to win congressional authorization for his plan to attack the Syrian regime is that, despite the constitutional requirement to seek Congress’ permission before an act of war, doing so was apparently never the president’s first...
By Byron York | 09/01/13 05:55 AM
Barack Obama’s presidency has not been about restraining the powers of the presidency. On major issues both domestic and international — immigration, environmental regulation, the war in Libya, and more — Obama has shown no hesitation to act unilaterally in areas that properly lie within...
By Byron York | 08/31/13 10:53 AM
With high-ranking Democratic officials listening reverently in the Iowa state capitol, a liberal activist and union official on Wednesday led a prayer for increased funding for abortions, for greater access to abortions, for doctors who perform abortions, and for what she called “the blessing...
By Byron York | 08/29/13 06:30 PM
On a Monday night in late August, Sen. Lindsey Graham was traveling with a congressional delegation in Africa when the three Republicans who are challenging him in the 2014 GOP primary joined a large and strongly conservative crowd at Rep. Jeff Duncan's annual Faith and Freedom Barbecue. To...
By Byron York | 08/27/13 03:05 PM
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a possible 2016 GOP presidential contender, warned that "Republicans like me want less government, want limited government, but we want government that works, and I don’t think shutting things down makes anything work.”
By Byron York | 08/27/13 08:05 AM
GREENVILLE, S.C. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says he was right to call Republicans the “stupid party,” no matter what fellow GOP governor and possible 2016 presidential rival Chris Christie says about it.
By Byron York | 08/27/13 07:40 AM
DUBLIN, N.H. — Senate Republicans who advocate defunding Obamacare admit they don't have the votes to make it happen and are having trouble convincing fellow GOP lawmakers — much less any Democrats — to join their cause.
By Byron York | 08/24/13 10:20 PM
“I’m sick of Republicans letting Obama walk all over them,” says Denise Roberts, a Dublin, New Hampshire Republican who has come to a grand old home in the shadow of Mount Monadnock to get a first-hand look at Sen. Ted Cruz, perhaps the hottest might-be-candidate in the GOP 2016...
By Byron York | 08/22/13 06:25 PM
Many liberals see Ted Cruz as dangerous, pointing especially to his campaign for a completely unworkable proposal to defund Obamacare. So here's a question for those liberals: Since when is putting extraordinary rhetorical skills at the service of unworkable proposals a problem?
By Byron York | 08/22/13 11:35 AM
A new poll done for Republican members of Congress has found huge public opposition, and solid opposition among Republicans, to the idea of shutting down the government over the issue of funding Obamacare.
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