By Star Parker | 04/18/14 03:42 PM
In January 2013, T.W. Shannon established two milestones. He became the first black speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives. And, at the age of 34, he became Oklahoma's youngest House speaker in history.
By Zack Colman | 04/18/14 04:45 PM
The Obama administration is extending the agency review period for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, potentially delaying the decision until after the November elections -- sparing President Obama a tough political decision in the process. A senior State Department official said agencies...
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 03:56 PM
Obama administration officials have extended the comment period for the Keystone XL pipeline, effectively delaying yet again a decision on the pipeline. The latest delay, the administration said, was due to continuing litigation in Nebraska surrounding the pipeline's route.
By Paul Bedard | 04/18/14 12:32 PM
When Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius finally leaves Washington and returns home for a potential Senate challenge, the former governor is going to find out that she’s not in her old Kansas anymore.
By Ashe Schow | 04/18/14 12:18 PM
Wendy Davis' legal work for the North Texas Tollway Authority is part of an FBI investigation into the agency, according to the Dallas Morning News.
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/18/14 11:45 AM
Amy Kremer, the chairman of the Tea Party Express, announced Friday that she was resigning her post heading the influential conservative group effective immediately.
By Justin Green | 04/18/14 11:40 AM
The Times first floated the rumor of a Sebelius candidacy on Wednesday, openly wondering whether Sebelius was "weighing revenge" against Roberts for calling for Sebelius' resignation during the rocky rollout of the Obamacare health insurance exchanges.
By Mona Charen | 04/18/14 10:44 AM
The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The Tea Party is confronting the establishment. The noninterventionists are at war (forgive the expression) with the interventionists. The libertarians would like the party to endorse same-sex marriage.
By Mark Tapscott | 04/18/14 09:26 AM
Timing is everything in politics and the latest Fox News poll suggests the timing of the 2014 midterm election could not be worse for President Obama and his fellow Democrats. With public approval of Congress in the single digits, senators and representatives in both parties may face the most...
By Byron York | 04/17/14 06:17 PM
When it comes to the politics of Obamacare, there's really only one question that matters: How many Americans are benefiting from the new health care system, and how many are hurting? Problem is, we know more about the first part of the question than the second. Obamacare's advocates have...
By Joel Gehrke | 04/17/14 04:30 PM
President Obama declared an end to the debate about Obamacare, even as Republicans gear up to retake the Senate on a platform built around repealing the law. "The repeal debate is and should be over," Obama told reporters Thursday. "The Affordable Care Act is working and I know the American...
By Zack Colman | 04/17/14 04:20 PM
Billionaire San Francisco climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC will back vulnerable lawmakers who oppose the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, he said in a Thursday letter.
By Rebecca Berg | 04/17/14 11:11 AM
WAKEFIELD, Va. -- When Democratic Sen. Mark Warner ventured onstage Wednesday at a festive fish-smoke in the Virginia woods, he was well aware he was in the minority. The annual Shad Planking, a culinarily perplexing but well-loved Virginia political tradition, has welcomed lawmakers and...
By Justin Green | 04/16/14 03:54 PM
The Kansas Republican party jokingly offered to pay for former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to return to her home state if she wants to run for Senate -- seeing her chances for victory unlikely.
By Betsy Woodruff | 04/16/14 03:43 PM
Conservatives and Republicans in Minnesota are objecting to Democratic Rep. Rick Nolan putting on a fundraiser featuring an appearance by the Peter, Paul and Mary singer who pleaded guilty years ago to taking "immoral and indecent liberties" with a 14-year-old girl.
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