The Washington Times' political blog.
The leader of Tea Party Nation said he knows he will vote for presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney when he heads to the polls in November, but the idea gives him some serious heartburn.
Fresh off completing his "evolution" on gay marriage, President Obama used his newfound stance to help raise funds late Wednesday.
Sen. Roy Blunt, Missouri Republican, is pushing back against tighter new Department of Labor media rules on the release of sensitive data such as jobless benefits and unemployment figures.
President Obama and presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney are in a statistical tie in Ohio, and the potential addition of home-state Sen. Rob Portman as Mr. Romney's running mate makes no difference, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
Minutes after President Obama told ABC he now supports gay marriage, Democrats were already campaigning on the issue.
A leading physicians' nonprofit is taking aim at President Obama's penchant for hot dogs, burgers and other junk foods.
The IRS paid for employees to take course in real estate or Japanese and Mandarin language classes as part of its continuing-education benefit program, according to an audit that found the agency wasn't doing a good enough job of checking what it was paying for.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney swung through Colorado on Wednesday, where he employed what could be described as the "I-know-you-are-but-what-am-I" line of attack against President Obama.
The House voted early Wednesday morning to stop the Obama administration's lawsuits against state immigration laws.
The head of the House Republicans' fundraising arm predicts his party not only will retain control of the House next year, it will gain seats — pushing back at estimates by many political experts that the GOP will drop up to 15 seats in November.
In a show of President Obama's unpopularity in West Virginia, a federal prison inmate captured 41 percent of the vote Tuesday in the state's Democratic presidential primary.
Democrats backed off of their effort Tuesday to offer a "Trayvon amendment" to pressure states to drop their stand-your-ground laws after learning it was likely to be ruled out of order under the evening's rules for debate on the House floor.
House Democrats said Tuesday they will offer an amendment to push to overturn stand-your-ground self-defense laws in states like Florida.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Tuesday that the Obama administration has revived a strain of old-school liberalism that puts its brand of politics far to the left of former President Bill Clinton.
Democratic women leaders in New Jersey called for Gov. Chris Christie, a key surrogate and potential running mate for Mitt Romney, on Tuesday to say whether he supports equal pay legislation for women in the state, in an effort to localize the gender gap in the race for the White House and warn women voters nationwide against a Romney-Christie ticket.