As he reportedly weighs more executive actions on gun control, President Obama on Friday was greeted by protesters in Roseburg, Oregon, who oppose the White House’s call for more firearms restrictions.
Rep. Reid Ribble announced Thursday that he is resigning from the House Freedom Caucus, making him the second Republican to leave the conservative group since its founding.
Emerging from a dust cloud of political chaos in the House, a bipartisan coalition said Friday they’d mustered enough support to bring back the federal Export-Import Bank, an obscure credit agency that expired after top conservatives accused it of handing out “corporate welfare” to companies that don’t need it.
Reaching for a GOP prize amid party chaos, the House Budget Committee approved a fast-track bill Friday to gut Obamacare and defund Planned Parenthood, the women’s health provider steeped in controversy over its abortion practice.
Rep. Paul Ryan is re-examining the opening to replace House Speaker John A. Boehner, a day after Republicans were thrown into chaos when heir-apparent Rep. Kevin McCarthy withdrew from consideration.
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted Army. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, calling him a traitor and arguing he should have been executed for deserting.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton was interrupted Thursday by an immigration activist protesting her campaign’s acceptance of donations from corporations that run private prisons.
House Speaker John A. Boehner said Thursday he’ll stay in Congress until there’s a replacement speaker — raising the possibility he could stay on beyond the end-of-October retirement date he’d set for himself.
President Barack Obama is bringing words of comfort and sympathy to grieving families of victims of the shooting rampage in Roseburg, Oregon, muting his message about the need for new laws to stem gun violence as he visits an area where firearms are popular.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump clarified Friday that he is “never” getting out of the 2016 race.
A federal judge ruled against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez’s remaining attempts to have the corruption charges against him thrown out.
Six in 10 Americans say the federal government has too much power, tying the previous high for the question since Gallup started asking in 2002.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Thursday that he doesn’t think that Donald Trump will capture the 2016 GOP presidential nomination and predicted that it is only a matter of time before most of the New York billionaire’s supporters will move to his camp.
More than three years after the Benghazi tragedy, the State Department is rejecting one of the recommendations from its internal watchdog to improve security at its high-risk diplomatic posts, and hasn’t yet completed other high-priority reforms recommended by independent experts, according to an internal progress memo.
The search is on for a caretaker speaker to lead House Republicans over the next several months, with the names of a number of senior lawmakers being floated as short-term solutions, though none was seen as the right guy to lead the House GOP for the long run.