By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 02:45 PM
In recent attacks, Democrats have criticized Charles and David Koch, billionaire brothers who are also prominent Republican donors, for "fear mongering" and "pouring millions into defeating" Democratic candidates.
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday said it was “inappropriate” for House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to abruptly end a hearing, preventing Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., from speaking.
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
The White House, on the defensive over the latest Obamacare delay, deflected criticism Thursday about President Obama's unilateral actions and accused Republicans of providing no serious alternative to the Affordable Care Act. “You know they want to repeal the Affordable Care Act -- they...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 01:48 PM
President Obama on Thursday delivered a stern warning to Russia and said allowing the Crimean region to hold a referendum on leaving Ukraine would be a violation of international law. “The proposed referendum on the future of Crimea would violate the Ukrainian constitution and violate...
By Tim Mak | 03/06/14 01:35 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio delivered foreign policy remarks targeted at the younger attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference, hyping the idea of American exceptionalism and pledging that it was possible to make this the "new American century." Rubio on Thursday was explicit about...
By Sean Lengell | 03/06/14 12:50 PM
House Speaker John Boehner said he supports President Obama's executive order Thursday that readies sanctions to freeze assets and block U.S. visas for those responsible for “destabilizing Ukraine.”
By Brian Hughes | 03/06/14 12:39 PM
Making a direct sales pitch to Hispanic voters on Thursday, President Obama insisted that his administration would not delay the March 31 deadline for consumers to obtain health insurance or pay a fine.
By Sean Lengell | 03/06/14 11:17 AM
The "world's greatest deliberative body" got some sage advice from one of the world's foremost religious figures when the Dalai Lama delivered the Senate's opening prayer Thursday.
By Tim Mak | 03/06/14 10:10 AM
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., took the stage at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference to urge the Republican Party to become the "party of ideas," concerned less with "burn[ing] heretics" and more with winning converts. "Let the other side be the party of personalities," he said. "We...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/06/14 08:22 AM
President Obama on Thursday signed an executive order readying sanctions and visa restrictions on individuals the administration said were responsible for “destabilizing Ukraine.”
By Rebecca Berg | 03/06/14 07:48 AM
At the conservative CPAC conference Thursday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will not take any major risks when he speaks to a segment of the Republican Party that has at times viewed him with skepticism.
By Rebecca Berg | 03/05/14 07:32 PM
The National Republican Senatorial Committee wants you to know Steve Daines, the Republican candidate for Senate in Montana and one of the party's most promising recruits in a high-stakes midterm election year. But what do they want you to know? “He’s always outside,” Daines’ mother...
By Sean Lengell | 03/05/14 07:22 PM
The House has tentatively scheduled a Thursday vote on a loan package for Ukraine. Specifics of the financial aid package had not been released as of late Wednesday. The measure is to be considered under a suspension of House rules, meaning that a two-thirds majority is needed for passage....
By Zack Colman | 03/05/14 04:58 PM
The House passed energy-efficiency legislation Wednesday as a companion measure in the Senate remains stalled. The bill from Reps. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and Peter Welch, D-Vt., which passed 375-36, is a scaled-back version of the legislation that is sitting in the upper chamber. The...
By Brian Hughes | 03/05/14 04:41 PM
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it would allow insurers to issue until October 2016 health plans that do not meet Obamacare regulations, pushing back another Affordable Care Act deadline well past November's midterms. Facing the prospect of another wave of cancellation...
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