By Paul Bedard | 04/10/14 10:24 AM
He hasn't yet won the Virginia Republican Senate nomination yet, but front-running candidate Ed Gillespie is leading incumbent Sen. Mark Warner among independents and Hispanics, the first sign of a chink in the Democrat's armor. According to Democratic pollster PPP, Warner overall leads...
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 02:05 PM
Polls continue to cheer on likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the latest from Iowa, where she commands 63 percent of the party's vote. Unfortunately for Vice President Joe Biden, who is studying a run, “undecided” beat him, 12 percent to 9 percent. The Suffolk...
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 12:26 PM
The White House won some negative headlines for scheduling a fundraiser during President Obama's trip Wednesday to Texas to mourn the shooting deaths at Fort Hood U.S. Army base, but he's actually attending two, one with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi at a $17.1 million home.
By Paul Bedard | 04/09/14 11:14 AM
The White House spent $7.9 million flying the first family to the 2013 G-8 summit in northern Ireland, a venture that included a sightseeing tour of Dublin by first lady Michelle Obama and their two daughters that cost $251,161, according to new documents. The first lady's entourage spent...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 02:59 PM
A soft jab at the mostly male White House press corps from President Obama’s communications director sparked a surge of comments on Twitter, some noting that most of the president’s aides are men, including the very spokesmen those reporters are assigned to quiz every day. “Love all...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 02:18 PM
Members of America's newest generation, the so-called “millennials” ages 18-29, are abandoning the Bible and even driving a shift in America “toward Bible indifference or antagonism,” according to the 2014 State of the Bible survey from the American Bible Society. More than any other...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:59 PM
A revealing new study on the political impact of whites becoming a minority by 2042 finds that the Republican Party will gain support as more whites, feeling threatened about their status, embrace conservative policies. The study from Northwestern University and published in the influential...
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 12:46 PM
A founding father of the conservative movement who is now a star among Tea Party activists is urging the GOP to choose a governor to duel Washington “insider” Hillary Clinton for the White House, saying that 2016 isn’t the best time for Sen. Ted Cruz to run.
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 11:38 AM
In a rare sign of Senate bipartisanship, several top Democrats including Sens. Chuck Schumer and Patrick Leahy backed conservative Sen. Ted Cruz's effort to block Iran's new United Nations ambassador, involved in the 1979 holding of American diplomats for 444 days, from U.S. soil.
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 09:03 AM
Exercise, and not colorful marshmallow Peeps, will be the focus of the 136th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 21, the sixth year in a row that first lady Michelle Obama’s fitness-first goal for kids has taken over the once sugar-filled event on the South Lawn.
By Paul Bedard | 04/08/14 07:26 AM
Stink bug infestations have spread to 41 states and Europe's farm basket, having lived through the super-cold and snowy winter by making their own anti-freeze, according to the Agriculture Department's top brown marmorated stink bug watcher. “We are not seeing any difference in the mortality...
By Paul Bedard | 04/07/14 02:38 PM
This week's Mainstream Media Scream features New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman rapping climate change skeptics for not conforming to the mainstream view that global warming is real and a danger.
By Paul Bedard | 04/07/14 01:06 PM
Former President George H.W. Bush, who has shied away from political dirty work, has jumped feet first into the GOP's bid to win back the Senate and White House in a new fundraising campaign.
By Paul Bedard | 04/07/14 12:19 PM
Add Bryan Cranston, the star of TV's recent hit "Breaking Bad" and a new Broadway play about former President Lyndon B. Johnson, to Team Obamacare. In an interview with Yahoo News “global anchor” Katie Couric, the actor called Obamacare the highlight of President Obama's legacy....
By Paul Bedard | 04/04/14 02:46 PM
Pollster John Zogby reports in our weekly White House report card that President Obama is improving in his approval rating as unemployment holds steady and the White House makes its Obamacare signup numbers.
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