The Obama administration is refusing to flinch in its claim that House Speaker John A. Boehner used novel and invalid legal theories to sue over how the president implemented his signature health law.
The White House said Wednesday that President Obama and his advisers are still refining some of the proposals from an independent commission on military retirement pay before giving the recommendations to Congress.
Sen. Robert Menendez was indicted Wednesday on corruption charges, two years after his name surfaced in connection to the federal probe of a Florida eye doctor and political donor.
Republican presidential hopefuls are united in blasting President Obama for his chaotic enforcement of marijuana laws, but the unity quickly breaks down when they are asked how they would handle things if they were in the White House.
Sen. Robert Menendez will step down from his post as ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee following public corruption charges from the Department of Justice.
Sen. Robert Menendez repeatedly used his position of power to try to pressure the State Department to issue visas to a wealthy backer’s “foreign girlfriends,” including in one case seemingly forcing the department to reverse a denial and issue a tourist visa, according to the indictment handed up against the senator Wednesday.
A bodacious announcement, monumental follow-up speeches and relentless campaigning appear to have paid off for Sen. Ted Cruz. He’s got “big momentum,” according to Tom Jensen, director of Public Policy Polling, which gauged the outcome of the Texas Republican’s news announcement last week that he would run for president.
Behaving as if he missed the memo about his party’s midterm election losses, President Obama will embark Thursday on another trip to red states to promote his economic policies as a better alternative for the middle class than Republicans’ proposals.
Roughly 36,000 customers have selected health plans on the federal Obamacare portal to avoid penalties from the IRS, the administration said Wednesday in an update on the health overhaul’s intersection with tax season.
The White House said Wednesday that nuclear talks with Iran are still “productive” and are continuing, but a framework deal remains elusive.
The Obama administration is refusing to flinch in its belief that House Speaker John A. Boehner used novel and invalid legal theories to sue over how the president implemented his signature health law.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren said it remains to be seen what former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will run on if she seeks the presidency in 2016, but vowed to push the former first lady and members of both parties to immediately work to address the challenges facing the middle class.