By Susan Crabtree | 03/02/14 10:25 AM
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers Sunday said the naivete of President Obama's national security advisers about Russian President Vladimir Putin's motivations is allowing Russia to outmaneuver the U.S. in Ukraine and other hot spots around the globe.
By Michael Barone | 02/28/14 03:55 PM
February marked the fifth anniversary of the reemergence of the label "Tea Party" in American politics. It was in February 2009 that Rick Santelli delivered his famous rant on CNBC, and a few days later, a group calling itself theTea Party Patriots was organized.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/01/14 08:57 PM
As Kelly Ayotte prepared for her first campaign speech, as a candidate for Senate in 2009, she was nervous, but not about her message. “I’m worried about my voice thing,” she confided to an aide, pausing during a run-through. “My voice tends to do this cracking sound.” “"I call...
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:19 PM
President Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:17 PM
It took barely a year in Congress for Democrat Gloria Negrete McLeod to decide that she could do more for her California constituents by serving in county government.
By Associated Press | 03/01/14 01:10 PM
Six years into his presidency, President Obama is sending Congress a budget that for once does not herald a partisan legislative showdown.
By Byron York | 03/01/14 10:08 AM
The Federal Communications Commission now says it has killed a plan to question journalists around the country to assess whether those journalists are meeting government-defined "critical information needs." The FCC had come under heavy criticism -- almost all of it from conservatives -- over...
02/28/14 06:42 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. House of Representatives this week passed legislation aimed at increasing oversight of the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and reestablishing the bureau as an independent agency funded by Congress. Duffy The Consumer Financial Freedom...
By Sean Lengell | 02/28/14 03:20 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called on Congress to set up a special committee to investigate the Obama administration's response to the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya.
By David M. Drucker | 02/28/14 12:41 PM
House Republicans desperately want their party to pick up seats in the midterm elections -- Senate seats. Frustrated by President Obama's unwillingness to negotiate and fed up with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for burying hundreds of bills they have passed since winning control of the...
By Philip Klein | 02/28/14 11:30 AM
In the latest salvo against President Obama’s health care law, the House of Representatives plans next week to vote on a bill to delay the individual mandate for a year.
By David M. Drucker | 02/28/14 05:22 AM
Seniors disapprove of Obamacare at higher rates than other influential voting blocs and their opinion of the law could sway which political party they support in the midterm elections, according to a Republican poll shared with the Washington Examiner. The national survey of seniors, conducted...
By Joseph Lawler | 02/28/14 05:17 AM
The tax code overhaul proposed by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp will boost economic and job growth and reduce the deficit, according to a new analysis from the American Action Forum. Based on a review of the research on lowering tax rates and cutting tax loopholes, AAF...
By Susan Ferrechio | 02/28/14 05:14 AM
The comprehensive tax reform plan introduced Wednesday by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp could push taxpayers into higher tax brackets by changing the way earning thresholds are indexed. It’s a move that incorporates “chained CPI, “ a controversial way of measuring...
02/27/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate on Thursday derailed Democratic legislation that would have provided $21 billion for medical, education and job-training benefits for the nation's veterans. The bill fell victim to election-year disputes over spending and fresh penalties against Iran. Each...
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