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The White House hit back Wednesday against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's contention that President Obama has been a "bystander" to the nation's problems.
With five appeals courts ruling on challenges to President Obama's health care law and two more decisions on the way, the Supreme Court justices have lots of options when it comes to which cases they'll take on.
The vocal leader of the Tea Party Nation, a leading branch of the grassroots conservative movement, passed over some of the movement’s biggest rock stars to endorse the presidential candidacy of one of Washington’s most well-established figures: former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has gained on former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney among Pennsylvania voters despite shaky debate performances, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
President Obama's message commemorating the Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashana includes a pledge reaffirming his administration's commitment to Israel.
Ordinary Americans have thrown around plenty of pejoratives to describe their frustrations regarding the brinkmanship that has enveloped the current Congress. Not to be outdone, one of Capitol Hill's very own has offered this biting assessment of the situation: "disgusting."
President Nixon had Elvis, and now President Obama has had a face-to-face meeting with Lady Gaga.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich teased Republican loyalists Saturday with the idea that he would tap Sen. Marco Rubio as his running mate if elected president.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry ripped into the universal health care plan that Mitt Romney signed into law as governor of Massachusetts, saying the program has failed, cost the state thousands of jobs and served as a blueprint for President Obama's overhaul of the national system.
Bowing to the realities of a campaign that never got off the ground, Rep. Thad McCotter told supporters Thursday he is ending his bid for the Republican presidential nomination and endorsing Mitt Romney.
Ahead of President Obama's stimulus-jobs trip Thursday to push for a bridge between Kentucky and Ohio — which essentially links the areas represented by the two top Republican leaders in Congress — the GOP is pushing back.
Sen. Lamar Alexander announced Tuesday he will step down from his Senate Republican leadership post in January, saying the move will allow him to be more "aggressive" in tackling major issues.
Republican presidential contender Rep. Michele Bachmann called Tuesday on President Obama to bar Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from attending this week's session of the United Nationals General Assembly.
President Obama wants the supercommittee to cut payments to drug companies, long-term care facilities and, eventually, beneficiaries, as part of his $3 trillion recommendation to reduce the federal deficit.
GOP White House hopefuls responded in a familiar fashion Monday to President Obama's latest deficit reduction plan, rejecting the notion of raising taxes and suggesting the commander-in-chief doesn't have a clue when it comes to getting the nation's fiscal house in order.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America