By Byron York | 08/28/14 06:27 PM
The rumors are that if Obama takes some sort of far-reaching action on immigration, as is widely expected, infuriated Republicans will retaliate by threatening to close the government unless Obama backs down.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 06:08 PM
Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.
By Becket Adams | 08/28/14 06:04 PM
Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally.Â
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:54 PM
When asked about the prospect of additional sanctions against Russia, the president replied, "I think there are ways for us to deepen or expand the scope of some of that work."
By Zack Colman | 08/28/14 05:51 PM
Democrats ranked climate change as the most pressing global problem facing the U.S., while Republicans find it the least urgent, a poll said.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/28/14 05:36 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu does not have a house of her own in Louisiana, the state she represents in the Senate, but instead claims to live at her parents' address in New Orleans, according to reports.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 05:32 PM
President Obama's Thursday press conference had barely ended when NBC, acting with speed of NBC Sports, posted an instant replay of the president lauding Chuck Todd, who is moving from the White House briefing room into the hosts chair at Meet the Press.
By Brian Hughes | 08/28/14 05:17 PM
Obama has been under pressure to expand U.S. bombings from Iraq to Syria, but his advisers remain divided about the prospect of military intervention there.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 05:14 PM
Reacting to President Obama's White House Briefing Room statement about still lacking a strategy to take on rebels in Syria, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urged action and said Congress is ready to back the president up--if he has a plan.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/28/14 04:57 PM
As ISIS expands, the experts say, it will face new challenges, but could also gain new ground.
By Michael Barone | 08/28/14 04:27 PM
The inspiring story of how an American military officer saved Chartres Cathedral from shelling in World War II.
By Joseph Lawler | 08/28/14 04:47 PM
One of the companies attacked in mid-August was the nation's largest bank, JPMorgan Chase & Co., a representative for the bank confirmed.
08/28/14 04:47 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated. The upward revision supported expectations that the second half of 2014 will prove...
08/28/14 04:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with new Russian threats in Ukraine, Obama says US will not take military action.
By Paul Bedard | 08/28/14 04:39 PM
A majority of Americans don't believe that President Obama is tough enough with foreign foes, feeding their concerns that the world has become a far more dangerous place, according to the Pew.
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