Dubbing the Pilgrims the country’s first refugees, President Obama used his weekly radio address Thursday to chide his fellow Americans for their reluctance to accept Syrian refugees, insisting the U.S. has a duty to accept them and other immigrants.
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush kept plugging away in his struggling campaign Wednesday by hurling attacks at front-runner Donald Trump, but GOP strategists increasingly advise him to start thinking about getting out of the race.
The Republican-controlled Senate is confirming President Obama’s judicial nominees this year at a slower pace than Democrats did after taking the Senate majority in 2007 under President George W. Bush, prompting court watchers to warn that politics is skewing the process.
Donald Trump’s political and economic philosophies are starting to come into sharper focus, and some Republicans say the presidential candidate is shaping up to be more of a populist than anything else.
Roughly 1.6 million people have selected coverage on HealthCare.gov, the Obama administration said Wednesday in a snapshot of enrollment through the first three weeks of signups for the 2016 plan year.
President Obama will head to a historic climate change summit in Paris next week with a fragile U.S. commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and analysts say the president is limited in terms of concrete promises and instead will act as little more than a “cheerleader” in the fight against global warming.
If you were wondering what the Spanish word for “Solyndra” is, this week provided the answer: “Abengoa.”
President Obama granted the traditional presidential “pardon” Wednesday for two Thanksgiving turkeys, a mock executive action that is becoming increasingly familiar in real life as he forges new policy at a record pace of reprieves for federal prison inmates.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernard Sanders’ economic plan triggered Gmail’s “phishing scam” antenna, with the mail system saying the senator’s liberal campaign promises — including lower prescription drug prices and free college for all — sound like frauds.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has a 9-point lead over Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont in the early caucus state of Iowa, according to polling released Wednesday that also showed voters prefer Mr. Sanders to Mrs. Clinton on the issue of the economy.
Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio says the Obama administration is making the United States less safe instead of more secure.
A little jittery? You are not alone. While the turkey roasts, while family and friends gather, most Americans will “have their eyes open” for the potential threat of terrorism Thursday — and well into the weekend. Fifty-one percent say they will be more watchful for possible terrorist attacks this Thanksgiving weekend than they have been in the past, says a new Rasmussen Reports survey.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says 2016 GOP rival and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson isn’t the person to “take us to the promised land,” but that he’s a “good guy.”
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Wednesday said front-runner Donald Trump’s comments about Muslim Americans cheering as the World Trade Center towers fell on September 11 showed that the billionaire businessman isn’t a “serious” candidate.
President Obama renewed his battle with Congress over closing the Guantanamo Bay detention facility in Cuba, saying he won’t be bound by a congressional ban on transferring prisoners to the U.S. if he thinks closing it would serve the nation’s best interests.