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The Washington Times' political blog.
A top political handicapper predicted Friday that if the 2014 election were held today, then Republicans would be poised to defend their majority in the House and pick up seats thanks in part to the historical makeup of the people who turn out for midterm elections.
A former top adviser to President Obama said Friday that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's response to the ongoing George Washington Bridge scandal likely kept his presidential dreams afloat.
President Obama said jokingly Thursday that he might go back to wearing dreadlocks when his presidency is over.
Approximately four in 10 homes in the U.S. have at least one gun owner, with the numbers split significantly along party lines, a new poll shows.
Sen. Chuck Schumer, New York Democrat, said he doesn't believe Congress needs to investigate closings on the George Washington Bridge that members of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff orchestrated as political retaliation.
The group representing 41 organizations in a federal lawsuit related to the IRS targeting of conservative and tea party groups said Thursday that it is "troubling" that the Justice Department tapped a political supporter of President Obama to lead the investigation into the allegations of wrongdoing at the tax agency.
A new poll shows that a majority of American voters support raising the minimum wage and extending jobless benefits.
Basketball superstar LeBron James and his Miami Heat teammates, winners of back-to-back NBA titles, will visit the White House next week, the Obama administration announced Wednesday night.
A day after former Defense Secretary Robert Gates criticized Vice President Joseph R. Biden as essentially worthless, the White House Wednesday allowed journalists to photograph Mr. Biden having lunch with President Obama.
Reps. Mike McIntyre of North Carolina and Carolyn McCarthy of New York will not seek re-election, Politico reported.
The head of the Democratic National Committee pounced Wednesday on news reports that link New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration to lane closures on the George Washington Bridge and raise additional questions about whether the closures were part of a politically fueled vendetta against a Democrat who refused to endorse Mr. Christie for re-election.
House Speaker John A. Boehner brushed aside the criticism that former Defense Secretary Robert Gates leveled against Congress in his new book, which also includes a harsh critique of the Obama administration.
Rep. Luke Messer said Wednesday he is open to considering a two-tiered increase in the nation's minimum wage.
A record number people are now identifying themselves as independents, while the number of people that identify as Republicans has dipped to a new low, according to 25 years of Gallup polling.
A Democrat on the House Budget Committee said Wednesday that there is no reason for the proposed extension of unemployment benefits making its way through Congress to be offset with spending reductions elsewhere in the budget.
Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
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