By Nathan Mehrens | 02/26/14 12:25 PM
One of the reasons the DISCLOSE Act -- legislation designed to squelch 501(c)(4) political speech in and around election time -- was defeated in 2010 was the presence of carve-outs in the bill to protect favored special interests.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/26/14 12:18 PM
Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal explained how his state has outperformed what he calls President Obama's "minimum-wage economy," in a summary that might be viewed simply as a governor bragging about his record except for the likelihood that he tries to take this platform national in the...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/26/14 11:50 AM
A group of Buckeye state political figures will begin making the case to Democrats this week that Columbus, Ohio, should be the host city for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The push will begin with a cocktail reception Thursday at the Capital Hilton in downtown Washington. Among...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/26/14 09:36 AM
During an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., hinted that Americans were ready to "turn the page" in the search for the next president, rather than turn to 20th-century politicians like Hillary Clinton.
By Mark Tapscott | 02/26/14 08:52 AM
Remember last fall when Sen. Ted Cruz single-handedly forced the biggest, most powerful government in human history to grind to a halt? That's the conventional wisdom of Washington Republicans, who also claim the GOP suffered a public relations catastrophe because Cruz demanded that their...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/25/14 11:51 AM
“Whether she runs or not will not affect my decision,” Biden said during an interview on ABC’s daytime talk show “The View.” “Its as likely I run as I don’t run,” he added. “I just truly haven’t made up my mind.”
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/24/14 12:43 PM
President Obama joked Monday that he saw some governors who visited the White House during the National Governors Association winter meeting “size up the drapes.” “I enjoyed watching some of you with your eyes on higher office size up the drapes — and each other,” Obama told state...
By Michael Barone | 02/21/14 05:25 PM
Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill famously said that all politics is local. And it mostly was, in his time: He was first elected to the Massachusetts legislature's lower house in 1936 and became its speaker in 1949, and was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1952 and became its...
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 04:32 PM
Moving cautiously to repair his image, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is maintaining a low profile this weekend as the nation's governors gather in Washington.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 01:27 PM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says thousands of internal documents released publicly this week are "old news."
By Star Parker | 02/21/14 01:44 PM
When Republican presidential aspirant and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul revived the Monica Lewinsky scandal as relevant to Hillary Clinton's presidential candidacy, fellow Republican Karl Rove immediately took him to task on national television. “Frankly, Rand Paul spending a lot of time talking...
By Washington Examiner | 02/21/14 11:42 AM
White House press secretary Jay Carney predicted that Democrats would keep control of the Senate in 2014, even as many progressives express concerns that Republicans are poised to win back the upper chamber. “The Democratic Party is not going to lose control of the Senate, in our view,”...
By Paul Bedard | 02/20/14 09:59 AM
The inability of any Republican to keep the lead in 2016 presidential preference polls is teasing potential long shots to consider jumping in.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/20/14 08:32 AM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker believes Hillary Clinton's biggest obstacle as a presidential candidate will be her deep connections to Washington.
By Cal Thomas | 02/19/14 08:40 PM
Kathleen Willey is back. For people who have forgotten, she was a volunteer aide to former President Clinton who claims he sexually harassed her 20 years ago. She wrote a book about it called Target: Caught in the Crosshairs of Bill and Hillary Clinton. What, you say you didn’t read it?...
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