08/31/14 11:31 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled out allowing open nominations in the inaugural election for Hong Kong's leader, saying they would create a "chaotic society." Democracy activists in the Asian financial hub responded by saying that a long-threatened mass occupation of the heart...
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 09:35 AM
The GOP is charging that President Obama's photo ops at blue collar bars and pool halls have done little to help the unemployment and weak economy slamming Middle America.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/27/14 06:50 PM
A Washington Examiner analysis of congressional spending accounts found millions of tax dollars being spent on what amounts to free advertising for House members.
By Ed Sykes | 08/25/14 03:46 PM
Republicans and Democrats are spending tens of million dollars on polling, research and new technology, all in an effort to get you out to the polls.
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/24/14 04:22 PM
Could Mike McFadden, the GOP nominee for Minnesota's U.S. Senate seat, best Democratic incumbent Al Franken on Election Day, Nov. 4, and lose the race in overtime?
By Luke Rosiak | 08/20/14 08:02 PM
West Virginia's Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents one of its poorest states, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/18/14 06:18 PM
Fifty-two Democrats and 26 Republicans have served more than 10 terms in Congress, a Washington Examiner analysis of legislative data shows. The rate with which politicians from both parties are turning Congress into a career has risen dramatically over time.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/15/14 02:50 PM
President Obama is on vacation this week in Martha's Vineyard. In between golfing and family time, he's had to make this a working vacation.Â
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 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
08/10/14 06:47 PM
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan won Turkey's first direct presidential election Sunday, striking a conciliatory tone toward critics who fear he is bent on a power grab as he embarks on another five years at the country's helm. "I will not be the president of only those...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/08/14 03:45 PM
President Obama announced Thursday he was authorizing airstrikes over Iraq, saying the U.S. could no longer ignore the humanitarian crisis happening there. Two airstrikes were carried out Friday morning over northern Iraq targeting Sunni Islamic extremists.
By Sean Higgins | 08/07/14 03:59 PM
Of the 10 organizations donating the most to political super PACs for the 2014 election, seven favor liberal groups. They have spent a combined $58 million in the current election cycle.
By Steve Doty | 08/06/14 01:20 PM
Despite record low approval ratings for Congress, incumbents across the country are winning their primary battles.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/04/14 06:17 PM
The analysis appears to confirm what has long been claimed by populists and political cynics: Senators who have served multiple six-year terms tend to "go native," becoming more focused on the priorities of special-interest groups in Washington than with the worries and concerns of the "folks...
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