House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday compared President Obama’s planned executive action on immigration reform to President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation.
Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, turned to the ancient words of Cicero Thursday on the Senate floor to denounce President Obama’s planned actions, to be outlined Thursday evening, to give legal status to millions of illegal immigrants in the country.
A key House Republican is pushing the Obama administration to expand U.S. military support to Kurdish peshmerga fighters in the battle against the Islamic State.
Add the American Conservative Union to the list of organizations condemning White House plans for illegal immigrants. It is appalling that a president of the United States, after having suffered a humiliating defeat in the midterm elections and getting a clear vote of no confidence, would give the voters a single-finger salute of contempt,” declares Matt Schlapp, chairman or the group.
The nation’s largest veterans service organization now questions the wisdom of the White House “putting politics above national security” via President Obama’s plans to bypass Congress and grant amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants. “At a time when ISIS, al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations are killing innocent Americans, it makes no sense to let our guard down and send a message that the United States is an open, soft target,” says Michael D. Helm, national commander of the American Legion
The Obama administration acknowledged Thursday it mistakenly included up to 400,000 dental plans in the 7.1-million enrollment figure it touted before Obamacare’s second round, a move that nudged them above congressional budget estimates for participation in the contentious overhaul.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is by far the most popular would-be presidential candidate among progressives in the Democratic party, boasting a nearly two-to-one advantage over presumed frontrunner Hillary Rodham Clinton, a new poll shows.
A new poll has GOP Rep. Bill Cassidy up by 15 points over Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu ahead of their Dec. 6 runoff for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
Premiums on the most popular Obamacare exchange plans will increase by an average of 10 percent in 2015, according to an analysis released Thursday that underscores the importance of shopping around in the law’s second year.
Key Democrats frustrated by Election Day losses say President Obama better get in gear and get the party back in shape — that the base needs his leadership.
Former Florida Gov. and rumored 2016 White House candidate Jeb Bush said Thursday that the lack of quality education is the central reason for income inequality and other economic ills in the U.S. today.
Sen. Mitch McConnell warned Thursday that some would-be illegal immigrants could die trying to reach the U.S. thanks to President Obama’s plans to offer a temporary amnesty, saying it will amount to an invitation for a new wave of illegal immigrants to make the perilous journey from Latin America.