One in four Americans is satisfied with the direction of the country, a dismal outlook that is actually 7 percentage points higher than last year's low of 16 percent during October's government shutdown, according to a new poll.
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President Obama will travel to Toluca, Mexico, on Feb. 19 for a meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the White House announced Monday.
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is no fan of international deal to freeze Iran's nuclear program in exchange for scaled back sanctions on the Islamic republic.
It launched two months late, but the rollout of the Spanish version of the federal Obamacare portal has been just as disastrous as its English counterpart's October debut.
Potential political woes are multiplying in the hallowed halls of the U.S. Capitol: The Tea Party Leadership Fund PAC has declared House Speaker John Boehner an enemy of conservatives.
The Kentucky GOP wants federal prosecutors to investigate claims by Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ed Marksberry that he was offered favors from high-profile party contender Alison Lundergan Grimes to drop out of the race.
Sen. John Barrasso said Monday the Senate needs to pass an Obamacare security bill like the one that made it through the House last week with the support of 67 Democrats.
A top New Jersey Democrat will issue subpoenas as early as Monday to delve into the actors and motives behind the dubious "traffic study" at the base of the George Washington Bridge that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie's political future.
The Capitals will start rookie goalie Philipp Grubauer in net for the 13th time in 18 games when they face the Buffalo Sabres at Verizon Center on Sunday afternoon.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell praised former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon Saturday as one of that nation's greatest citizens.
The goaltender will make his first start in exactly seven weeks on Friday when the Capitals host the Maple Leafs at Verizon Center.
The Dolphins interviewed former Redskins offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan for the same position on Friday, the team announced.
The Buccaneers are interviewing Redskins director of pro personnel Morocco Brown for their vacant general manager opening on Friday, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed.
Networks offer 44 times more coverage to Christie's traffic woes than to IRS targeting of conservative groups
Yes, there's a media feeding frenzy around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and so-called "bridge-gate", which may or may not lead to serious political peril for him. The coverage cycle is so swift that some news organizations wonder when the headlines will shift to the predictable "Christie comeback" scenario. But one media analyst finds that while the press is attentive to Christie, it continues to ignore the IRS targeting of conservative groups.
Most voters in New Jersey say they don't buy New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's assertion that he had no knowledge of the George Washington Bridge scandal — and add if it is proven that the Republican lied, then he should step down, a Rasmussen Reports poll reported.
Oh, the curse of those lousy polls: sinking job favorability numbers have become a given during President Obama's second term, both for the White House and Congress. But here comes an interesting phenomenon: voters appear to be warming towards Republicans as the 2014 midterms approach.
The process starts all over again now. Redskins coach Jay Gruden, hired on Thursday, may choose to keep holdovers Sean McVay and Jim Haslett as assistant coaches on his 2014 staff, but there will be plenty of new faces for Redskins players to impress. That can be a blessing and a curse.
A top political handicapper predicted Friday that if the 2014 election were held today, then Republicans would be poised to defend their majority in the House and pick up seats thanks in part to the historical makeup of the people who turn out for midterm elections.
A former top adviser to President Obama said Friday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response to the ongoing George Washington Bridge scandal likely kept his presidential dreams afloat.
President Obama said jokingly Thursday that he might go back to wearing dreadlocks when his presidency is over.