By Paul Bedard | 08/01/14 07:01 AM
The Ben Carson political phenomenon recorded its 100,000th unique donation, making theÂ National Draft Ben Carson for President CommitteeÂ as successful and popular as the pro-Hillary Clinton group "Ready for Hillary."
By Byron York | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
In the long run of presidential politics, the economy is still pretty much the only story that really matters, and there are plenty of troubling indications that today's economic unhappiness will dominate our politics for years to come.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:20 PM
The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 03:18 PM
House Republican lawmakers, angry over the GOP's decision to abandon a bill to address the border crisis, crowded around Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in the well of the chamber, demanding to remain in session to resolve the issue.
By Brian Hughes | 07/29/14 01:47 PM
The White House on Tuesday threw cold water on a pared-down Republican bill to address the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, dismissing the legislative package as insufficient and "arbitrary" just days before Congress is expected to leave town for an extended recess.
By Gene Healy | 07/28/14 03:46 PM
When likely 2016 contenders Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Texas Gov. Rick Perry squared off for an op-ed duel on the Iraq crisis recently, it quickly degenerated into a rapid-fire "Reagan-off."
By David M. Drucker | 07/27/14 03:33 PM
Rep. Paul Ryan has a lot of reasons to run for president in 2016: Support from major donors, national name recognition and a suite of policy ideas he'd like to enact. One thing he's lacking: any apparent plans to do so.
By Michael Barone | 07/25/14 03:14 PM
"Pare down the parasitic fringe" of government. "Favor a gospel of work" instead of aristocratic entitlement. "Rationalize finance" and "reverse the Parkinson's law of bureaucracy."
By Sean Lengell | 07/27/14 01:38 PM
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Sunday defended his new anti-poverty initiative, saying it would reform a welfare and entitlement system that "perpetuates poverty."
By Philip Klein | 07/24/14 03:26 PM
There has to be a way to push sensible limited-government policy reforms without making unmarried Americans feel left out.
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 David Freddoso | 07/23/14 04:03 PM
Several states are adopting new measures to curb voter fraud, and some of them -- such as the Voter I.D. law recently passed in North Carolina -- are facing federal court challenges.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/23/14 11:07 AM
A group of House Republicans will call for sending the National Guard to the U.S. southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Central America.
By Paul Bedard | 07/21/14 09:03 PM
Nearly seven in 10 Republicans don't believe they could live on the nation's $7.25 minimum wage, but only 37 percent support raising it to $10.10, says a new poll.
By Gene Healy | 07/21/14 02:45 PM
Some neoconservative ideologues have turned American Exceptionalism into an ersatz religion, fidelity to which demands reshaping the rest of the world in our Image, by force, if necessary.
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