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  • Obama: “I just want a good deal for American workers”

    1 September 2014, 8:55 pm

    In a Labor Day speech in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the president chided Republicans for not helping him pass policies that benefit working-class Americans.
  • Rick Perry deletes tweet about "drunk" district attorney

    1 September 2014, 6:13 pm

    The Texas governor said he doesn't "condone" a post on his Twitter account about Mary Lehmberg being "the most drunk Democrat in Texas"
  • Obama's midterm strategy: Do no harm

    1 September 2014, 6:01 pm

    The president is steering clear of campaign appearances with Democrats in a tough election year, opting to raise money instead
  • At Labor Day Event, Obama pushes GOP to raise minimum wage

    1 September 2014, 3:23 pm

    The president argues Republicans aren't willing to help improve the lives of Americans
  • Obama's delay on ISIS strategy leads to strange bedfellows

    31 August 2014, 10:11 pm

    There's a new twist in the debate over how the U.S. should respond to ISIS: the traditional party lines are starting to disintegrate
  • Republicans warn Putin could threaten more European nations

    31 August 2014, 4:55 pm

    With Russian troops amassing near eastern Ukraine, two lawmakers say the Baltic states could be next; bipartisan call for more military support to Kiev
  • Is it too risky to bomb ISIS inside Syria right now?

    31 August 2014, 4:37 pm

    Democrats, Republicans divided over whether the U.S. should start attacking extremists in Syria and Iraq without help from allies
  • Lawmakers, advocates scramble as Obama slows immigration timeline

    31 August 2014, 1:41 pm

    With the president's suggestion he might delay a planned end-of-summer announcement on executive action, everyone is scrambling to calculate next steps
  • Ted Cruz plays up 2016 talk to Texas audience

    30 August 2014, 9:44 pm

    The Republican senator ribbed Obama before a receptive audience at the annual Americans for Prosperity summit
  • Rand Paul: Benghazi "precludes" Hillary Clinton's 2016 bid

    30 August 2014, 8:45 pm

    2016 presidential prospect takes on former secretary of state's handling of deadly 2012 terrorist attack in Libya
  • Obama attends wedding of personal chef to MSNBC host

    30 August 2014, 5:40 pm

    The president and his family are among guests as White House chef Sam Kass ties the knot with MSNBC host Alex Wagner
  • Rep. Larry Bucshon: “More than 40 good jobs bills” sitting stagnant in Senate

    30 August 2014, 5:07 pm

    With Labor Day as an appropriate pivot point, Rep. Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., said in the weekly Republican address, three things will guide Congress's discussion in the weeks ahead: "getting people back to work, lowering costs at home and restoring opportunity."
  • In the spirit of Labor Day, Obama promotes boosting minimum wage

    30 August 2014, 5:01 pm

    The president channeled Labor Day weekend in his weekly address to echo one of his most familiar refrains: "America deserves a raise."
  • In the spirit of Labor Day, Obama promotes boosting minimum wage

    30 August 2014, 4:59 pm

    President channels Labor Day weekend in his weekly address to echo one of his most familiar refrains: "America deserves a raise"
  • Mitch McConnell's campaign manager resigns amid 2012 fallout

    30 August 2014, 2:20 pm

    Jesse Benton worries he'll attract unwanted attention over an investigation involving Ron Paul's 2012 presidential campaign
  • Jimmy Carter to headline Muslim conference

    29 August 2014, 9:57 pm

    The former president has faced some criticism for associating with the Muslim group
  • Rick Perry seizes on Obama's ISIS "strategy" remark

    29 August 2014, 9:20 pm

    The Texas governor was among a handful of possible 2016 Republican presidential candidates featured at this year's Americans for Prosperity summit
  • Will Benghazi probe peak at height of Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign?

    29 August 2014, 7:36 pm

    Democrats fear a sluggish investigation into the 2012 attack in Libya will stain the former secretary of state's potential White House run
  • Judge dismisses challenge to Sen. Thad Cochran's runoff victory

    29 August 2014, 7:34 pm

    Cochran's Republican challenger, Chris McDaniel, claimed voting irregularities in the June 24 GOP primary runoff
  • Why Obama doesn't "have a strategy yet" in Syria

    29 August 2014, 7:33 pm

    Going after ISIS within Syria's borders would be much more complicated than attempting to roll back or defeat the extremist group in Iraq

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