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The Washington Times' political blog.
President Obama's approval rating is shooting up in the days following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and is now at its highest point since 2009, according to the latest Gallup tracking poll.
Rep. Duncan Hunter, a California Republican and Marine combat veteran, called on Americans Thursday to boycott Mexico until that nation releases Jon Hammar, a former U.S. marine, from prison.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he plans to send his chamber home for Christmas and then reconvene on Dec. 27 to try to work through the "fiscal cliff" — even as House Republicans said they'll keep their troops in town to try to strike a deal.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi may not be a fan of reducing future Social Security cost-of-living increases to seniors, but she said Wednesday that it doesn't count as a benefit cut.
Americans say the best way to stop mass shootings like last week's school rampage in Connecticut is to increase police at schools and focus on mental health issues — and give lower priority to banning semi-automatic guns, according to the latest Gallup polling
House Speaker John A. Boehner said Wednesday that the House will pass his bill that would raise taxes on millionaires but extend tax cuts for everyone else, and said it's then up to President Obama to either accept that plan or be responsible for a tax increase on everyone.
House Speaker John A. Boehner is being savaged on his own web page, with commenters fiercely denouncing him for proposing a plan that would see income tax rates rise for the wealthy.
The Environmental Protection Agency's internal auditor has opened an investigation into whether the agency mishandled open-records requests related to Administrator Lisa P. Jackson's emails.
President Obama has tapped Vice President Joseph R. Biden to lead an administrationwide effort to curb gun violence in the aftermath of the massacre in Newtown, Conn., on Friday.
The National Rifle Association, which had remained largely silent in the wake of the shooting deaths of 20 children and six adults last week at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., said Tuesday in a statement the group has provided time for mourning "as a matter of common decency" and that it "is prepared to offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again."
Sen. John McCain — a war hero, longtime U.S. senator and presidential candidate on multiple occasions — has certainly accumulated his share of knowledge on an array of subjects over the years.
Back in May, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi proposed in a letter to Speaker John A. Boehner that the House should vote to raise taxes on household incomes of more than $1 million.
Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell of Virginia, in which the deadly 2007 Virginia Tech shootings took place, issued an executive order Monday creating a school safety task force and directing Cabinet secretaries and all the school divisions in the state to examine previous safety audits.
Concerned that the "fiscal cliff" negotiations with President Obama will not bear fruit, House Speaker John A. Boehner said Tuesday that House Republicans are prepared with a "Plan B" option that calls for higher taxes on millionaires and locks in current tax rates for everyone else.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has been a major blockade for gun-control legislation in the past, said Monday that it's time the country renews the debate in the wake of the Connecticut elementary school shootings.
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