The Washington Times' political blog.
As speculation swirls in New York over which two of the state's 29 congressional seats will be eviscerated next year because of redistricting, Long Island Rep. Steve Israel appears confident it won't be his.
Herman Cain brushed off the notion Friday that he is a hired mouthpiece for the corporate interests of the industrialist Koch brothers, calling the big-time conservative political donors his "brothers."
George Renshaw, 89, was never actually admitted to the hospital even though he spent four days there.
The Obama administration has failed to meet more than half of the new health care law's deadlines, from submitting plans for new, value-based Medicare purchasing programs to publishing criteria for determining the medically underserved.
Focusing its political laser-beam on Mitt Romney, the Democrat Party is accusing the top-tier presidential candidate of supporting a Mississippi ballot measure defining life as beginning at conception.
Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist is praised by some as a hero of fiscal conservatism and vilified by others as an unreasonable ideologue who wields unhealthy power within the GOP. But to House Speaker John A. Boehner, the anti-tax advocate is just a "random American."
Herman Cain is planning a big surprise for his son's birthday in 2013—if just about everything goes his way over the next 17 months.
Yet another group has urged the debt-reduction supercommitee to "go big" and find savings of $4 trillion — more than three times its minimum target.
After a two-day blitz of awkward interviews, partial explanations and sometimes contradictory answers, Herman Cain employed a new strategy Wednesday when questioned about allegations that two employees accused him of sexual harassment in the 1990s: No comment.
President Obama, who startled some observers a month ago by saying Americans were not better off under his leadership, has taken another stab at the question.
Accusing President Obama of rewarding failure, a top Republican urged him to reclaim millions in bonuses that were doled out to executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac despite the mortgage lenders' recent dependance on taxpayer dollars.
A new report claims that Republican presidential contender Herman Cain voted for Democrat Bill Clinton for president in his first run, as well as for two Nebraska Democratic candidates in the past.
Rick Perry's jokey, animated speech in New Hampshire late last week has gone viral on the Internet and now it's getting the full late-night comic treatment, with "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart mocking the Texas governor's delivery on his show Monday night.
A Senate staffer came in for a scolding from the chamber's top lawmaker Monday when Majority Leader Harry Reid, in the middle of bashing his Republican colleagues, found himself distracted. The culprit was one of the Senate parliamentarians, who sits in a prominent seat on the lower level of the Senate dais, just beneath the presiding officer and in between him and Mr. Reid.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign has a new ad for Iowa that pokes a little fun at Mr. Perry's poor debate performances while taking a shot at President Obama.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America