By Meghashyam Mali | 11/25/13 06:13 PM
President Obama on Monday responded to critics from the Left who have urged him to issue more executive orders to bypass legislative opposition on key issues, arguing that he could not “nullify Congress." During a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee in San Francisco, Obama was...
By Paul Bedard | 11/25/13 03:08 PM
Washington Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers has set a new House record, and it’s got nothing to do with fighting Democrats, spending or even campaigning. On Sunday, she became the first lawmaker to give birth three times while serving in the House. “Welcome Brynn Catherine! (Born at...
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 01:42 PM
Sen. Jerry Moran, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, warned roughly 500 of the committee's top donors Monday that recent changes to the Senate's filibuster rules could hurt the economy and threaten energy and financial services sectors in particular.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/25/13 10:49 AM
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will on Friday send an email urging supporters to give money for Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes after Republicans posted an "offensive, sexist photo" of Grimes on Twitter earlier this week. The Photoshopped Image, circulated by...
By Paul Bedard | 11/25/13 08:36 AM
Fox TV's hit, “The Simpsons,” turned the whole Sunday episode over to liberal-conservative politics, portraying Republicans as vampires who rig elections and poking fun at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's weight.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:04 AM
LANCASTER, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore shares some striking political data when visiting local party meetings: In a state where the GOP holds most statewide offices and congressional and state legislative seats, Democrats still hold the counties. Democrats...
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By Michael Barone | 11/22/13 07:59 PM
Are Republican politicians trying to frame a policy agenda stuck in a Reagan rut? A good case can be made that they are — or have been. Tax cuts have been a staple of Republican platforms since Jack Kemp persuaded Ronald Reagan to back a 30 percent tax rate cut in the 1980 campaign....
By Joel Gehrke | 11/22/13 01:46 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will open an African American Engagement Office in Detroit, Mich., as part of a Republican effort to improve their efforts to reach out to the traditionally-Democratic voters. The office is the first-of-its-kind for the Republicans. "Every community in the United States...
By Veronique de Rugy | 11/22/13 09:15 AM
How can some policymakers claim to be fiscal conservatives when they won’t allow small spending cuts to the defense budget to go through?
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