By Betsy Woodruff | 07/17/14 03:45 PM
Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell has made opposition to the 2009 stimulus part of his campaign for a Republican Senate nomination. But he also served on the board of a company that took stimulus funds.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/17/14 02:45 PM
Another Republican primary opponent is hoping to use talk show host Laura Ingraham to boost his chances.
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 02:28 PM
With tensions between Russia and Ukraine increasing, European soccer officials have called a timeout between the two countries.
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 01:36 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says he is not overly optimistic that Republicans and Democrats can come together to resolve the border crisis before Congress adjourns at the end of July for a month-long break.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/17/14 11:43 AM
President Obama may seem like he's at a breakneck fundraising pace, racing to help his party down the ballot ahead of the midterm elections, but he's still far behind Bill Clinton's second-term money round-up. Obama's recent fundraising tour de force -- including three events last week and two...
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 06:36 PM
President Obama tried to ratchet up the pressure on Moscow to stop supporting pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine on Wednesday by announcing new sanctions against several large banks and energy and defense firms in the country.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/16/14 05:50 PM
She avoided making any big monetary policy news in two appearances on Capitol Hill this week, but Janet Yellen couldn't escape a few confrontations that raise doubts about the details of the Federal Reserve's plans to avoid bailouts in future financial crises.
By David M. Drucker | 07/16/14 05:30 PM
The House could vote on legislation to address the border crisis as early as next week, although prospects for bipartisan agreement in a divided Congress remained murky.
By Zack Colman | 07/16/14 05:21 PM
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall announced his opposition Wednesday to statewide ballot initiatives being bankrolled by Rep. Jared Polis that would impose restrictions on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 04:13 PM
The White House appears to be backing away from its claim that the border remains secure in the face of the spiraling border crisis in Texas.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/16/14 02:26 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is highlighting a a fundraising phone call former Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made to an department employee as evidence that the Obama administration has a history of illegal fundraising activities.
By Brian Hughes | 07/15/14 06:24 PM
Josh Earnest hasn't been on the job as White House press secretary for long. But he's already mastered the art of creatively not answering reporters' questions.
By David M. Drucker | 07/15/14 11:37 PM
Democratic super PACs have outraised their Republican counterparts by millions, a factor attributed in part to GOP donors' fear of being targeted by the Internal Revenue Service -- or "getting Koch'ed."
By Sean Lengell | 07/15/14 05:23 PM
When the Supreme Court last month struck down a key Obamacare birth control mandate, it left it up to Congress to sort out the details. Less than two weeks after the ruling, both parties are scrambling to do just that.
By Zack Colman | 07/15/14 05:08 PM
The arrangement assuages concerns among Republicans and some Democrats that Obama pick Norman Bay, who led the FERC's enforcement office but has never been a commissioner, lacked experience to head the body.
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