By Timothy P. Carney | 08/19/14 06:41 PM
Congress thought it was time to replace "captured" financial regulators with a new, un-captured regulator. But that's not what the CFPB turned out to be.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 05:51 PM
"This is my pledge to the people of Ferguson: Our investigation into this matter will be full, it will be fair, and it will be independent," Holder wrote in an op-ed for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
By Noemie Emery | 08/19/14 05:29 PM
The situation in the Middle East sets the stage for a brawl in the Democratic Party, in which the spirit of "Fahrenheit 911" could revive very quickly.
By Sean Lengell | 08/19/14 04:49 PM
When asked Tuesday if would welcome the president's campaign help, Crist responded, "I hope so," the Tampa Bay Times reported.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/19/14 04:09 PM
President Obama on Tuesday heads back to vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., after making a quick stop back in Washington. Obama took the break from his vacation to meet with advisors and address the nation about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., and the conflict in Iraq.
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/19/14 02:47 PM
When it comes to ignoring what has quickly morphed into the worst Islamist extremist threat so far, the rot in the White House goes all the way to the top.
By Brian Hughes | 08/19/14 02:40 PM
David Plouffe, the former campaign manager and senior adviser for President Obama, is joining Uber, the company announced Tuesday.
By Steve Doty | 08/19/14 07:50 AM
President Obama returned to the White House and addressed both the situation in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo.
By Brian Hughes | 08/18/14 08:54 PM
Those speculating that Obama halted his vacation to make a bombshell announcement will have to wait a few more hours before the president returns to Martha's Vineyard on Tuesday afternoon.
08/18/14 07:31 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling for a sharp separation between the nation's armed forces and local police, President Barack Obama on Monday urged a re-examination of programs that have equipped civilian law enforcement departments with military gear from the Pentagon. The transfers have come under...
08/18/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Monday said the elimination of Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile is an important achievement against the spread of dangerous weapons of mass destruction, but warned that Syria's government now must follow through on pledges to destroy its...
08/18/14 06:18 PM
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi and Kurdish forces recaptured Iraq's largest dam from Islamic militants Monday following dozens of U.S. airstrikes, President Barack Obama said, in the first major defeat for the extremists since they swept across the country this summer. Militants from the Islamic State...
08/16/14 12:03 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies. If Obama takes the broadest action under consideration — removing...
08/16/14 05:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's split with President Barack Obama over a foreign policy "organizing principle" isn't likely to be the last time differences emerge between the two. How she handles those breaks could be among her biggest challenges to a successful run for president in...
08/14/14 05:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is grappling with how to bridge the gap between its increasingly dire assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State group and the limited, defensive air campaign it has so far undertaken, which military officials acknowledge will not blunt the...
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14
By Charles Hoskinson | 08/30/14
By Rebecca Berg | 08/29/14
By Brian Hughes | 08/29/14