Central to the political ethos of many Republicans, including the likely candidates for president in 2016, is a belief in the restorative abilities of oil and gas when it comes to waning national power
The House Republican legislative retreat will be Jan. 15-16, 2015, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and Democrats will head to their own getaway Jan. 29-30, according to the newly released congressional schedule
Obamacare Dominoes: If Federal Subsidies Fall at the Supreme Court, so Do the Individual and Employer Mandates -- Game Over!
The media and even the most ardent supporters of Obamacare seem to ignore this potential effect. Assuredly, the "large employers" and their lobbyists who are funding the Halbig and King cases have not.
Add "rescission" to the glossary for the looming immigration fight between congressional Republicans and President Obama. No need to run to the dictionary -- it's a way for Congress to take back money
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks as he hosts a meeting with his Ebola response team in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, November 18, 2014. REUTERS/Larry Downing WASHINGTON (Reuters)
Kansas House Speaker Ray Merrick (The Topeka Capital-Journal) Kansas Republican Ray Merrick shows off his breathtaking ignorance November 18, 2014 8:00pm (UTC) In the wake of dismal revenue figures indicating
The bedrock of America's economy is the ability of entrepreneurs and innovators to start new ventures and build them through hard work and perseverance. That's why we, and many of our colleagues in the
Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama's Keystone pipeline headache is only going to get worse. Democrats -- in their final weeks of controlling the Senate -- successfully blocked a bill Tuesday that
The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend -- embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary
Obama nominated Weiss, who runs investment banking at Lazard, for the position. Warren spearheaded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after the financial crisis and served as a special advisor to
Sen. Rand Paul, a fierce critic of the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance programs, will oppose the NSA reform bill in the Senate in large part because it includes an extension of the Patriot
The Pentagon is considering sending U.S. troops to fight beside Iraqi soldiers as they take on more complex missions in the battle against Islamic State militants, according to Gen. Martin Dempsey, the
President Barack Obama reiterated Friday that he hasn't changed his mind on the Keystone pipeline, as Congress considers legislation on the project that would run oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.
Even after the disastrous rollout of the healthcare.gov web site a year ago, health insurance companies and providers of medical care are reporting more promising profits as third quarter earnings emerge.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a six-page dissent early Saturday morning, blasting the court's decision to allow Texas to use its new voter ID law in the November elections. She was in
Until now, Barack Obama has always had a Democratic Senate to block proposals passed by the House. If that buffer disappears, he will have to sign or veto every bill that a Republican Congress sends him.
GAZA/CAIRO (Reuters) - Talks to end a month-long war between Israel and Gaza militants are “difficult”, Palestinian delegates said on Tuesday, while Israeli officials said no progress had been made so