President Barack Obama's approval rating in Iowa has dropped to an all-time low in the state and "one of his lowest in any state or national survey" conducted by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
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Sen. Patty Murray said Wednesday the budget deal she struck with Rep. Paul Ryan "wasn't easy," but it had to be done to rebuild trust in Washington and clear the way for work on tax and entitlement reform.
Sen. Tim Kaine said Wednesday the Senate this week should pass the budget deal that's already passed in the House, even though cuts to military pensions are stoking the ire of some Republicans.
The National Rifle Association's political fund has endorsed Republican Sen. John Cornyn ahead of next year's primary, putting another dent in his outspoken challenger's hopes of painting the incumbent as a weak-kneed conservative.
It's official: ethical standards differ between Republicans and Democrats. An unusual Gallup poll asked respondents to rank the honesty and ethics of 22 professions; the findings reveal that party identification even influences one's sense of trust, the pollster says.
A new survey of Iowa voters says Hillary Clinton would trump Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul — but not New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — in a potential 2016 presidential matchup, a sign that Mr. Christie carries some sway in a general election contest despite a separate poll that says he trails the likes of a Rep. Paul Ryan and Texas Gov. Rick Perry among Iowa Republicans.
President Obama faces his worst public approval ratings of White House tenure as his fifth year comes to a close, the result of political setbacks that include the flawed rollout of his health care law, a Washington Post-ABC News poll reported.
Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia said the budget deal up for a vote in the Senate is "not as big or as grand" as he would have liked, but it's a compromise in the truest sense of the word.
George W. hipster? Behold, a headline of note, and proof that time marches on: "How George W. Bush evolved from the uncoolest person on the planet to bona fide hipster icon," comes from Vanity Fair. The magazine suggests that the arbitrators of taste now beam warmly upon the former president.
A government agency says there is no evidence that antibacterial soap found on store shelves is more effective at preventing illness that regular soap and water.
A new poll that asks Iowa Republicans to rate potential GOP candidates in the 2016 presidential race offers up stark results: Rep. Paul Ryan is incredibly hot right now as a political commodity.
Rep. Diane Black on Monday introduced a bill that would require federal officials to let Americans know if their personal data has been breached on a federal Web system tied to the new health care law.
The conservative Club for Growth is urging all senators to vote against the budget deal that passed the House and is up for a vote this week in the upper chamber.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday he thinks the budget deal passed by the House will get through the Senate this week, despite the tough scramble to grab enough GOP votes to put it over the goal line.
Congressman Tom Price said Monday he has a plan to replace Obamacare, but that President Obama is willfully ignoring Republican-led plans.
Members of Congress and lobbyists sit at the bottom of a new poll that ranks professions by their ethical standards, while nurses, pharmacists and grade school teachers come out on top.
Rep. Elijah Cummings said Monday that opinions of Congress have gotten so poor that everyone expects applause "when we do what we're supposed to do — compromise."
Michael Savage's four-year-old battle with Britain continues. The popular talk radio host has wrangled with the British government for quite a while - seeking to have his name removed from a list of 16 "undesirables" banned from the country on May 5, 2009. Now, he has received an invitation from Britain's Oxford Union to participate in a debate. Will he go?
The White House said Friday that North Korea's reported execution of the uncle of leader Kim Jong-un is "another example of the extreme brutality of the North Korean regime."
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will observe a moment of silence at the White House Saturday in honor of victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting on the one-year anniversary of the massacre.