Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton’s move to cozy up to the party’s environmentalists came up short Monday when she again refused to take a position on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline.
The Obama administration said Monday it will partner with Apple, Alcoa, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart, and other leading American businesses to reduce U.S. greenhouse-gas emissions and fight climate change.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee responded Monday to President Obama’s denouncing the 2016 GOP presidential candidate’s linking of the Iran nuclear deal to the Holocaust by saying it’s Mr. Obama who isn’t taking Iran’s threats seriously.
President Obama touched the fossilized bones Monday of “Lucy,” a 3-million-year-old ape-like creature linked to modern humans — even Donald Trump, according to the president’s tour guide.
Carly Fiorina, in delivering a major foreign policy address at the Reagan Library in California on Monday, sounded as if she is already running against Hillary Rodham Clinton instead of being one of 17 Republicans competing for the party’s presidential nomination.
President Obama belittled Republican presidential candidates Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump Monday for playing “fast and loose” with the facts of his administration’s nuclear deal with Iran, scolding them for “sad” and irresponsible behavior.
Amy Noone Frederick may be a fresh face on the national political scene as she works her first presidential campaign as a senior adviser to Carly Fiorina, but among conservative activists she is an unmistakably familiar force of nature.
Republicans on House Oversight Committee on Monday called on President Obama to oust Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen for obstructing the committees investigation into the tax agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
Grappling between the GOP establishment and irked conservatives continues as lawmakers scramble to tidy up the loose ends before departing on their August recess at week’s end. Critics are particularly vexed with House Speaker John A. Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and they have some ultimatums.
Capitol Hill Republicans are pushing to arm service members at recruitment centers in the wake of the deadly Chattanooga, Tennessee, attack, but a “patchwork” of laws may get in the way.
Over the course of the past three decades or so, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has registered as a Republican several times, as a Democrat and Independence Party member once, and has also declined to identify with a party as his Republican opponents press him on his evolving politics.
House and Senate leaders refused to blink Monday in a cross-Capitol standoff over highway funding, edging Congress perilously close to a Friday deadline to keep road projects moving before lawmakers skip town for their August recess.