By Joseph Lawler | 08/18/14 04:29 PM
A bipartisan group of Congress' most vocal lawmakers on matters of financial regulation is challenging Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen over the central bank's commitment to avoiding future bailouts.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
08/18/14 11:29 AM
Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.
08/14/14 11:16 PM
By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau The U.S. Defense Department has cut red tape in a program that gives surplus military vehicles to rural fire departments, Sen. Read more on NewsOK.
By Philip Klein | 08/14/14 06:00 PM
Our basic constitutional architecture still remains, and it's frustrating for those who want to augment the role of the federal government in people's lives.
By Washington Examiner | 08/14/14 05:11 PM
Those in charge of running the Postal Service have had their hands tied for decades by short-sighted politicians and a powerful government employee union.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/14/14 09:04 AM
For reasons that remain inexplicable to this day -- if only because they are rarely, if ever, discussed -- Congress was transformed from an assembly of private citizens devoting a few years to serving their fellow citizens to a host of career politicians critics see as mostly serving themselves.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/13/14 04:23 PM
It's the most inexplicable paradox in politics: Americans revile Congress and its inhabitants, yet are voting the same individuals into office far longer than at any time in the nation's history.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/13/14 02:06 PM
In the Iowa Senate race, veterans issues have been a central focus in the campaign of Republican Joni Ernst, but less so for Rep. Bruce Braley, her Democratic opponent. But Braley is edging onto Ernst's turf with a new television ad.
By Ed Sykes | 08/12/14 04:04 PM
Lawmakers can agree on at least one thing: Robin Williams will be sorely missed.
By Susan Crabtree | 08/12/14 03:22 PM
At a fundraiser in Martha's Vineyard Monday, President Obama had a tricky set of arguments to make.Â First, he described America's intervention in Iraq as part of its role as the world's policeman, "the one indispensable nation." Then he pivoted back to his campaign speech, touting the...
By Rebecca Berg | 08/12/14 02:16 PM
Their group, Freedom Partners, this week canceled its reserved television air time in Michigan for the remainder of the summer and the fall -- effectively conceding the fight in a state some Republicans are cautiously optimistic could turn in their favor.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/11/14 03:28 PM
The Hawaii democratic senate primary election is still too close to call days after holding the vote.Â
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 01:07 PM
A new campaign ad released by Republican candidate for Michigan Senate Terri Lynn Land hits Peters on remarks he made about immigration enforcement.
By Steve Doty | 08/11/14 11:10 AM
The incumbent Democrat Hagan has seen a slim lead dissipate over the last few weeks in a crucial Senate race.
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