The Washington Times' political blog.
Looking for a Halloween costume for trick-or-treating? The Democratic Party of New Hampshire has an idea.
Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney's camp kicked off another day with yet another attack against Rick Perry, whacking him this time for "promoting liberal policies that encourage illegal immigration."
President Obama dined Thursday night at the Liberty Tavern in Arlington with four winners of a raffle sponsored by his re-election campaign.
"June" and "Jake" would have gotten married, but now they might not because of President Obama's health care law, Republicans say.
A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows that former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney continues to lead his Republican presidential rivals by a wide margin in New Hampshire, home to the nation's first primary.
Businessman Herman Cain zoomed to the top of the latest Republican presidential poll in Ohio, quadrupling his support in the key state in the past month while Texas Gov. Rick Perry plummeted.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry, looking to jump-start his bid for the GOP's presidential nomination, made a rare live appearance Tuesday on a major cable news program, Fox New's "The O'Reilly Factor," to pitch his new flat-tax proposal.
The House's No. 2 Democrat said the nation would face "harmful effects" if the congressional supercommittee fails in its goal to find ways to slash the federal debt by $1.5 trillion.
President Obama says that he's aging rapidly in "dog years" but that he still has enough energy for a second term.
A media research firm says Michelle Obama has gotten nearly 30,000 mentions in the press since her husband was elected president, more than tripling the attention paid her predecessor, Laura Bush, during the equivalent time.
GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said Monday that Vice President Joseph Biden's comments tying passage of the White House jobs proposal to lowering the nation's rape and murder statistics were "strange."
California Rep. Dennis Cardoza announced Thursday he won't seek re-election next year, adding to a growing list of House Democrats who are calling it quits.
Nudging doctors and hospitals toward working together to bring down health care costs, the Obama administration has released long-awaited rules on how groups of providers can receive Medicare patients under a popular new model of care.
The secretive congressional group charged with finding ways to slash the federal debt will hold a public hearing next Thursday, with Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf scheduled to testify.
Republican presidential contender Ron Paul said Wednesday that the federal government needs to cut spending now, starting with reducing the money spent overseas, eliminating five federal departments and reducing government salaries.
By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years