By Timothy P. Carney | 07/04/14 07:30 AM
Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers.
07/05/14 01:15 PM
DENVER (AP) — An obscure, chicken-sized bird best known for its mating dance could help determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. Senate in November. The federal government is considering listing the greater sage grouse as an endangered species next year. Doing so could...
07/04/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top jobs numbers for June would seem to be cause for some appreciation. After all, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.1 percent, the lowest in six years, and hiring showed five months of steady growth. But the public continues to perceive the economy as poor. So, heading...
By Becket Adams | 07/03/14 06:36 PM
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised longtime Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., for reaching out to Democratic and minority voters in his June 24 runoff election, the Hill reported.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/03/14 12:06 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor's campaign demanded an apology Wednesday from Republican Rep. Tom Cotton after he questioned the depth of Pryor's religious faith.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/03/14 10:28 AM
In the state's Third Congressional District, surprising convention results pushed an unlikely Establishment contender to the Republican nomination and left many grassroots activists irked.
By Brian Hughes | 07/02/14 05:23 PM
President Obama's decision to go it alone on immigration reform ignited a debate that won't be decided until November: Is he guilty of executive overreach or a principled reformer forced to act by Washington gridlock?
By Steve Forbes | 07/02/14 02:04 PM
Rep. Eric Cantor's loss to largely unknown primary challenger Dave Brat surprised everyone. Brat himself called the win a “miracle.” Now, on the heels of this headline-grabbing result, Republican strategists are distancing themselves from the Cantor campaign, while simultaneously pointing...
07/03/14 05:00 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorney General Greg Abbott is conceding that learning where dangerous chemicals are stored in Texas can be a challenge. The Republican nominee for governor has faced scrutiny since a May ruling by his office that tightened public access to information about chemical...
07/02/14 04:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans claimed victory this week in the Supreme Court ruling on religious freedom and the White House's acceptance that an immigration overhaul won't happen this year. Today's victories could haunt the GOP in two years' time, as the party's presidential...
By Ed Sykes and Rebecca Berg | 07/02/14 01:29 PM
It's been a tough year for Louisiana Republican Congressman Vance McAllister. In April he came under fire after surveillance footage showed him kissing a long-time, married staffer.
By Rebecca Berg | 07/02/14 02:02 PM
The residual angst from the kissing scandal, which tarnished Vance McAllister's family values brand, might be only one of the serious challenges the Louisiana Republican faces.
By Ashe Schow | 07/02/14 11:57 AM
"The filibuster so fills my mind bubble," a Wendy Davis supporter responded when asked to name the top legislative achievement of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate.
By Paul Bedard | 07/02/14 09:44 AM
Barack Obama has sunk so low in the eyes of the nation that pollster John Zogby said that the president is grasping for relevancy.
By Associated Press | 07/02/14 08:13 AM
Maine Gov. Paul LePage's re-election team has launched a phone campaign seeking to clarify the Republican governor's position on Social Security.
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