By Melanie Sturm | 07/17/14 04:45 PM
"Too often … we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought," President John Kennedy famously asserted before Yale's class of 1962.
By Byron York | 07/17/14 06:25 PM
After more than a year of contentious debate, could Congress be any more divided over the issue of immigration? The answer is yes.
By Sean Lengell | 07/17/14 01:36 PM
House Speaker John Boehner says he is not overly optimistic that Republicans and Democrats can come together to resolve the border crisis before Congress adjourns at the end of July for a month-long break.
By Byron York | 07/17/14 07:56 AM
In the last few weeks House Democrats have given mixed signals about whether they would support changing the law forbidding the quick return of tens of thousands young Central American immigrants and families crossing illegally into the United States. No more. Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says...
By Sean Lengell | 07/15/14 05:23 PM
When the Supreme Court last month struck down a key Obamacare birth control mandate, it left it up to Congress to sort out the details. Less than two weeks after the ruling, both parties are scrambling to do just that.
By Brian Hughes | 07/14/14 06:25 PM
The White House signaled support late Monday for a short-term Republican fix to the Highway Trust Fund, backing a GOP bill slammed by Democratic leadership.
By Becket Adams | 07/14/14 10:20 AM
The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 on June 30 that closely held corporations could not be required under the law to cover the cost of employees' abortifacients. Based on recent remarks from leading Democrats you'd think that the Supreme Court had launched a private jihad against contraception.
By Sean Lengell | 07/10/14 03:01 PM
"We should be afraid of this court, that five guys should start determining what contraceptions are legal," Nancy Pelosi told reporters Thursday at the Capitol. "It is so stunning."
07/10/14 01:32 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she still supports a Senate-passed bill to outlaw workplace discrimination against gay and transgender people. Some gay-rights groups have withdrawn their support because it has a broad religious exemption. The California Democrat...
By Byron York | 07/09/14 02:49 PM
These days there seems to be an increasing number of calls to impeach President Obama. "Enough is enough of the years of abuse from this president," wrote former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in Breitbart News on Tuesday. "It's time to impeach." National Review's Andrew McCarthy is...
By Sean Higgins | 07/08/14 06:42 PM
Teachers unions have been fuming over a decision last month by the Los Angeles Superior Court that ended tenure in the state, but most Democratic lawmakers do not share their outrage -- and that is creating some serious friction.
By David M. Drucker | 06/29/14 05:59 PM
House Speaker John Boehner has been quietly preparing to sue President Obama for months. The Ohio Republican announced just last week that he would spearhead a House lawsuit against the president to challenge, in his view, the Obama administration's unconstitutional overreach of its executive...
By Becket Adams | 06/24/14 06:02 PM
At a ceremony, lawmakers joined hands and sang "We Shall Overcome." Sadly, it turned into the most uncomfortable thing imaginable.
By Sean Lengell | 06/19/14 01:53 PM
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says the U.S. shouldn't coordinate with Iran on counterterrorism efforts, despite suggestions by the Obama administration that it may be willing to work with Iran in helping squelch militant gains in neighboring Iraq.
By Brian Hughes | 06/17/14 02:42 PM
President Obama will meet with Democratic and Republican congressional leaders at the White House Wednesday to discuss the uprisings in Iraq and other foreign policy issues.
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