By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 02:50 PM
As troubles mount at home and abroad, Obama instead focuses on fundraisers and his vacation on Martha's Vineyard.
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 02:22 PM
President Obama's quiet response to emergencies piling up both at home and abroad should come as no surprise.
By Brian Hughes | 07/24/14 04:08 PM
Obama has deployed a variety of catch phrases -- with mixed results -- to brandish his populist credentials. Here are the 10 that have gained the most traction.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 02:47 PM
Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 01:19 PM
President Obama will attend the United Nations climate summit in New York in September, a move that would put a stamp on his administration's agenda ahead of pivotal international negotiations next year in Paris.
By Sean Lengell | 07/24/14 01:12 PM
House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/24/14 12:41 PM
Those expecting the housing market to adjust to last year's steep increase in mortgage rates and resume recovering from the mortgage crisis will have to wait longer for clarity.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/24/14 12:23 PM
It's not every day that a House Republican charges that the powerful U.S. Chamber of Commerce is "in the pocket of Communist China."
By Zack Colman | 07/24/14 12:15 PM
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is making the rounds on Capitol Hill in hopes of swaying lawmakers to fully fund and permanently reauthorize a 50-year-old conservation program that expires next year.
By Betsy Woodruff | 07/24/14 11:16 AM
On Wednesday, the National Draft Ben Carson for President Committee announced the formation of a prayer team that will have weekly conference calls to ask for Godâ€™s blessing on their efforts to get the retired neurosurgeon and Fox News contributor to run in 2016.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/24/14 09:03 AM
Over the last few days President Obama awkwardly tried to sprinkle foreign-policy references into his fundraising speeches but got more laughs and applause with jokes complaining about "phony scandals" back in Washington at a glitzy dinner at the home of the producer of TV drama "Scandal."Â
By David M. Drucker | 07/23/14 05:20 PM
A Republican group is suggesting that President Obama's administration is purposely delaying the implementation of controversial government regulations until after the midterm elections.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 05:58 PM
The House speaker warned that it could be impossible for Congress to green-light additional money to deal with the border crisis unless Obama publicly supports a change in a law that is slowing deportations.Â
By Joseph Lawler | 07/23/14 05:39 PM
Appearing Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee he used to head, former Rep. Barney Frank, the architect of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, dismissed the idea of reinstating Glass-Steagall, the Depression-era law that split investment banks from commercial banks that...
By Zack Colman | 07/23/14 03:14 PM
The effort is a response to a number of recent derailments and explosions that have increased partly because of booming oil production in the Bakken shale formation in North Dakota and Montana.
By Paul Bedard | 07/30/14
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