President Obama is facing an onslaught of criticisms — from even those on the left in his camp — for his back-to-back progression of comforting the parents of murdered U.S. journalist James Foley to teeing off at the golf course.
While traveling in Guatemala to perform pro-bono eye surgeries, Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, blasted President Obama for failing to secure the border and called upon the Senate to bring the House-passed immigration reform bill to a vote.
The House’s top investigator on Friday subpoenaed the White House for documents regarding the political office’s reopening amid increasing concern from the House oversight committee about the Obama administration’s abuse of tax dollars.
President Obama called on Americans Saturday to pressure congressional Republicans to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank, framing the issue as a benefit for small businesses despite the bank’s record of primarily supporting large corporations.
The leaders of national tea party group are in New Hampshire meeting with the candidates running for the U.S. Senate and weighing whether to support former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown — or one of his rivals for the GOP nomination — ahead of the Senate primary next month.
Immigrant-rights lawyers filed a lawsuit Friday hoping to halt one of the Obama administration’s key actions designed to stem the surge of illegal immigrant families coming across the border, accusing the Homeland Security Department of running an unconstitutional “deportation mill.”
The Obama administration is set to propose new work-arounds Friday for religious nonprofits and closely held corporations that had objected to insuring certain types of birth control in their company health plans under a government mandate.
Top Federal Reserve officials have been surprised by the rapid decline in unemployment and improvement in the job market in the last year, but depressed wages are still holding back consumers and preventing a full economic recovery, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Friday.
A new poll shows that Republican Scott Brown has closed a wide gap to make it a possible neck-and-neck race against Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen in New Hampshire.
Mitt Romney says it’s his former running mate Rep. Paul Ryan’s “turn” to run for president in 2016.
The Obama administration says it had no choice but to release almost all of the 169 murderers it let go from immigration detention last year, saying court decisions gave officials no choice in the matter — but it’s promising a new system to better screen who gets let out.
The Obama administration insisted Thursday that the U.S. will avoid mission creep in freshly war-torn Iraq, even as its Pentagon chief warned that the Islamic State poses a terrorist threat to Americans “beyond anything that we’ve seen.”