By David M. Drucker | 07/30/14 09:28 PM
House Republicans on Wednesday were still short of the 218 GOP votes they need to guarantee passage of their $659 billion border package. In his first big test since ascending to No. 3 GOP leadership position, Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., had made solid progress toward assembling...
07/30/14 07:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/30/14 06:46 PM
The House Thursday passed a resolution authorizing an unprecedented congressional lawsuit against President Obama over his use of executive authority to delay the employer mandate in the health insurance reform law.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/30/14 06:36 PM
The president engaged in jovial back-and-forth with audience members and seemed to bask in some good economic news about the growth of the economy in the second quarter.
By Washington Examiner | 07/30/14 03:18 PM
Libya has become a regional arms-smuggling center. Terrorist groups and rival militias are using heavy artillery against each other and the government.
By Becket Adams | 07/30/14 04:45 PM
A majority of U.S. voters say they disapprove of the way President Obama is handling the growing conflict between Israel and Hamas, according to a new Washington Post/ABC News poll.
By Michael Barone | 07/30/14 04:30 PM
Bipartisanship is dead. That's the conventional wisdom, and there's lots of evidence to support it. But there's evidence to the contrary as well. On two important issues, veterans' health and job training, congressional Republicans and Democrats have, with little notice, reached constructive...
07/30/14 04:18 PM
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. and European sanctions against Russia's energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents. The U.S. and European Union released details...
By Justin Green | 07/30/14 03:14 PM
GIF of voter turnout (by state) in presidential elections since 1980
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 03:06 PM
A group dedicated to saving the planet by cutting runaway population increases said that 80 percent of U.S. population growth comes from immigration.
By Brian Hughes | 07/30/14 02:50 PM
There have been so many new lows in the relationship between President Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, that it's easy to forget how confident Obama was in forging a new partnership with the Kremlin after his election in 2008.
07/30/14 02:46 PM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him rather than addressing economic issues that could boost the middle class....
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/30/14 02:33 PM
Democrats Wednesday took to the House floor to protest the GOP resolution authorizing a lawsuit against President Obama as the party simultaneously worked to cash in on the matter.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 01:27 PM
She is now considered the Grandma-in-Chief, but first lady Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Shields Robinson, once told her daughter that after raising two kids herself, "don't expect me to raise any kid of yours!" according to a rare analysis of her White House role.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14 01:17 PM
Influential Rep. Paul Ryan said "There is just no confidence or faith" that President Obama will enforce new immigration laws.
By Noemie Emery | 07/29/14
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By Paul Bedard | 07/29/14