President Obama said Thursday his plans to take unilateral action on immigration were affected by the surge of illegal immigrant children on the southwest border, but he still vowed to move ahead where he can later this year.
With a very real chance of being elected to Congress in November, New Jersey Democrat Bonnie Watson Coleman makes no bones about the fact that she’s benefited heavily from a well-organized progressive machine that has begun to rival the tea party in its ability to hand-pick candidates and propel them into office.
Sen. Tom Coburn wants to know if the Obama administration violated the law by making it easier for seasonal and temporary workers in the federal government to get health coverage — perhaps so the feds would not be penalized under Obamacare’s “employer mandate.”
President Obama journeys to the well-heeled countryside of Westchester County, New York, on Friday to attend a pair of “Barbecue with Barack” events for the Democratic National Committee — one quite a substantial party, the other a more intimate “roundtable” affair.
Two years ago, the New York attorney general’s office prepared a legal brief laying out a potential case for asking courts to make the U.S. cut greenhouse gas emissions based on international treaties, according to documents reviewed by The Washington Times.
Lawmakers who are on Twitter are more likely to reflect their constituents’ positions in their votes than those who aren’t, according to a new study that suggests social media makes it easier for voters to participate in democracy.
Mitt Mania continues, with potential: The public rediscovery of Mitt Romney may evolve into a renaissance for Rep. Paul Ryan if time and circumstance are right. But for now, Iowa loves Mr. Romney more than any other Republican: In a field of 14 potential GOP presidential candidates, a USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday find him in the very far lead.
Retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s criticism in Rolling Stone of the Obama administration’s Afghanistan strategy may have been the impetus for his resignation as the leader of U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2010, but these days Democratic candidates are welcoming his words.
The country’s largest labor union won’t endorse any Democrat who has the same economic team as President Obama and won’t be getting behind Hillary Rodham Clinton early in the 2016 presidential race, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said Thursday.
President Obama is slated to attend the wedding of MSNBC host Alex Wagner and White House special adviser Sam Kass on Saturday in New Rochelle, New York, according to media reports.
Like ardent bachelors on a TV reality show, cities and states looking to create jobs and promote their favorite landscapes on the big and small screens are wooing Hollywood to come to town. But often they are handing out much more than roses.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday called on President Obama to take “bold” action with executive orders to ease immigration laws, including stopping deportations for most of America’s roughly 11 million illegal aliens.