By Tim Mak | 07/23/13 11:25 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan has made his reputation as a numbers man, a wonk whose expertise has been in the dry details of budgets, the country's fiscal path and entitlement reform. But the Wisconsin Republican has taken on an entirely new quest: immigration reform. It's an issue fraught with emotion....
By Tim Mak | 07/25/13 12:05 PM
Sen. Claire McCaskill pushed back Thursday against personal criticisms regarding her military sexual assault proposal, amid a growing wave of support for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s alternative approach. Momentum appears to be behind Gillibrand’s proposal, which would move the decision over...
By Tim Mak | 07/24/13 01:40 PM
The shipment of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt has been delayed due to the Middle Eastern country’s “fluid situation”, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
By Tim Mak | 07/23/13 06:15 PM
Sen. Kelly Ayotte, seeking to position herself as an expert on missile defense issues, defended her support for a much-debated missile defense program Tuesday.
By Tim Mak | 07/23/13 12:35 PM
Sen. John McCain announced Tuesday that he was lifting his threat to block the confirmation of Gen. Martin Dempsey. “I’m not holding his nomination,” said McCain, a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Dempsey has been nominated for a second two-year term as Chairman of...
By Tim Mak | 07/22/13 05:04 AM
Just halfway through Rep. Paul Ryan's frenetic morning schedule — 6:00 a.m., wake up in his office; 6:30: workout in the members-only House gym; 8:15: coffee and an interview; 8:30: a steering committee meeting — and his routine is already blown.
By Tim Mak | 07/19/13 07:48 AM
And as Capitol Hill finds itself at yet another logjam, this time over the issue of student loan interest rates, she's speaking out.
By Tim Mak | 07/17/13 06:40 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., has been raising his profile recently. His attention-grabbing March filibuster on the Senate floor over the Obama administration's use of drones earned him respect across the political spectrum. But his handling of a report that accused one of his close aides of making...
By Tim Mak | 07/18/13 05:05 PM
National Association of Evangelicals launched a salvo at anti-immigration advocates Thursday, alleging links between abortion, eugenics and opposition to immigration reform.
By Tim Mak | 07/18/13 02:40 PM
Sen. Claire McCaskill defended the independence of her work on military sexual assault legislation Thursday, telling two of the nation's top military leaders she would be the first to "kick you until you're senseless" if the military doesn't make more progress on the issue.
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