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The Washington Times' political blog.
Under fire for planning a 17-day vacation in Hawaii over the holidays while the economy continues to sputter, President Obama Thursday pledged to stay in Washington until Congress passes a payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance extensions.
Staffers of Rep. Rick Larsen boasted over Twitter that they were drinking and otherwise goofing off on the job, according to a story in the NW Daily Marker.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich holds double-digit leads for the Republican presidential nomination over rival Mitt Romney in the key states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
Mitt Romney appears to be preparing for battle in the early nomination states, releasing an television ad this week that indirectly draws contrasts with blemishes from Newt Gingrich's professional and personal life.
Newt Gingrich edged out Mitt Romney in a Delaware GOP straw poll Wednesday night by a margin of 40 percent to 39 percent.
Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama all filed paperwork Wednesday to appear on Ohio's primary ballot, according to a spokesman for the Ohio secretary of state's office.
Rick Perry played the faith card Wednesday, releasing a new television ad that contrasts his Christian faith with what he sees as the Obama administration's "war on religion."
GOP presidential contender Rick Santorum said Wednesday that the United States government must do whatever it takes to ensure that Iranian leaders do not develop the capacity to develop a nuclear weapon.
President Obama on Wednesday marked the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a rhetorical nod to his own recent language about the importance of the middle class and the need to press for higher taxes on wealthy Americans.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to tell the the Republican Jewish Coalition on Wednesday that his first foreign trip will be to Israel and vow to prevent Iranian leaders from acquiring the capability to produce a nuclear weapon.
California voters may be able to choose between raising and cutting taxes on the November 2012 ballot.
Following the lead of rivals Ron Paul and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, GOP hopeful Mitt Romney said Tuesday he will not take part in billionaire Donald Trump's Dec. 27 debate.
The House can be an unsavory place, but Tuesday's session may have exceeded the norm when Rep. Hank Johnson, a Georgia Democrat, began talking about pornography rental habits, including the iconically infamous "Debbie Does Dallas," and even dragged Judge Robert Bork into the conversation.
The House's No. 2 Democrat blames tea party conservatives and GOP Speaker John A. Boehner for the partisan gridlock that has enveloped Congress this year.
Former Vice President Dan Quayle endorsed Mitt Romney for president on Monday, saying he is best equipped to defeat President Obama, who "is a darling of the fawning media."
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Edward Snowden should declare his patriotism in court
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