The Washington Times' political blog.
President Obama spoke with his top general in Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon amid continued rioting that followed the burning of the Koran at the country's largest U.S. military base and the killing of two U.S. service members.
The quest marches on for a bumper sticker for the 2012 Obama campaign, and Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. believes the slogan should highlight the death of Osama bin Laden.
The wife of presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday that his rise in the polls is due to God working in mysterious ways.
Gang way, here comes "Power Players Week," a title which could warrant just a passing glance from notables in the nation's capital: Every week is power players week here.
Democrats have called on Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer to come testify before the Senate about her state's immigration law, which is slated for a Supreme Court hearing later this year.
Months after Rep. Duncan Hunter asked the Justice Department to consider leniency for Border Patrol Agent Jesus E. Diaz Jr., who was convicted of using excessive force in arresting an illegal immigrant, the Obama administration has brushed that request.
With the presidential campaign shifting back to the economy, Mitt Romney on Wednesday attacked President Obama's new tax plan, saying it amounts to a major tax increase.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the top choice of Republicans if the party nominates its presidential candidate at a "brokered" convention this summer, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released Wednesday.
President Obama plans to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's policy conference in Washington on March 4, the day before his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the White House announced Tuesday.
The Supreme Court has announced it will allow a full six hours for oral arguments over constitutional challenges to President Obama's health care law, granting the case the longest hearing in recent history.
The Ron Paul presidential campaign released a new television ad Tuesday morning claiming that rival Rick Santorum sold out conservatism with a variety of "not groovy" votes in Congress — even likening the former Pennsylvania senator's claims to the conservative mantle to the myth of Bigfoot, the legendary sasquatch.
GOP Rep. Fred Upton says President Obama isn't the only one who can claim a political victory from an extension of the payroll tax holiday and renewed unemployment benefits, stating that Republicans pushed just as hard as the president and his Democratic allies for the package.
A dozen state attorneys general defended a massive Medicaid expansion that 26 other states will challenge before the Supreme Court next month, filing an amicus brief with the court on Friday.
In a reversal of recent poll results, Republican Sen. Scott Brown is leading likely Democratic opponent Elizabeth Warren in his bid for reelection after trailing her for several months.
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner warned Congress against extending the current payroll-tax holiday beyond 2012.
By Andrew P. Napolitano
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