By Joel Gehrke | 03/07/14 03:27 PM
Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, thinks voters should not conclude, based from the fact that he signed a 2010 letter calling for government to "mak[e] polluters pay a price on greenhouse gas" that he supports a carbon tax. "I didn't agree with every piece of that letter -- people think when you...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 03:26 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee joked during a news conference Friday that it might be a good idea for the pope to run for president. "Maybe we should run the pope for president, that might be a good idea," Huckabee joked after a reporter asked about lessons the Republican Party could learn...
By Ashe Schow | 03/07/14 11:36 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight committee, said Thursday night that he would continue the investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/07/14 10:37 AM
Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., have had explosive disagreements over the handling of the investigation in the Internal Revenue Service targeting of the Tea Party, but there is no racial tension between them, said one of the members of the congressional committee...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 10:00 AM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry fired up grassroots activists at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, opening up the second day of the conference with a bang.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 09:17 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, shared a Justin Bieber joke with conservatives during a speech on Thursday, joking that he had earned a lot of "notoriety" since he appearance in the Senate.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/07/14 09:16 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, defined his foreign policy views on Thursday -- carefully positioning himself between the hawkish Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., and the more anti-interventionist views of Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.
By Mark Tapscott | 03/07/14 09:09 AM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi probably wishes Twitter didn't make it so easy for other people to remind her of what's in her archive. Earlier this week, Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Illinois, proposed creation of a special inspector general to oversee Obamacare. The Roskam proposal — the...
By Joel Gehrke | 03/06/14 07:02 PM
Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus touted the presidential potential of Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., suggesting that Walker is more likeable than Mitt Romney, and so might mitigate the problem that has made it difficult for Republicans to carry their midterm election successes...
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 03:56 PM
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's bill that would remove military commanders from the decision to prosecute a sexual assault has failed in the Senate.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/06/14 03:47 PM
Flood insurance in the U.S. is basically a government affair, which means it isn't really run like a business. That is, taxpayers backstop it, and insurance plans have not been priced according to risk. In 2012, Congress passed a reform that would try to limit taxpayer exposure by pricing...
By Philip Klein | 03/06/14 03:45 PM
On the opening day of the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference, activists heard from a parade of Republicans often touted as potential presidential candidates in 2016: Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio; Govs. Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal; and Rep. Paul Ryan. Though nothing said on...
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 03:28 PM
In a rare showing of bipartisanship, the House passed a $1 billion financial aid package that would provide loan guarantees to the Ukrainian government. President Obama on Thursday called on Congress to pass legislation that would “provide American assistance for the Ukrainian government so...
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
Students and professors at Rutgers University in New Jersey don't want former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to give the university's 2014 commencement address.
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 02:21 PM
President Obama gave another statement regarding the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict on Thursday, saying that the international community has come together to “condemn this violation of international law.”
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