Immigrants’ List, a political action committee dedicated to promoting a generous immigration system in the U.S., is clear in its chief goal this election season: namely, beating Rep. Steve King, Iowa Republican.
Four years ago, he won office by threading an electoral needle. He has a penchant for going off-color, he has staked out conservative positions dramatically at odds with Maine voters — and now Gov. Paul LePage is one of the most endangered Republican politicians heading into November’s elections.
The Obama administration revealed Wednesday that the president authorized a mission earlier this year to rescue photojournalist James Foley and other Americans held captive in Syria by Islamist militants, but the operation failed.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s well-coiffed and grinning mugshot has made him the new poster boy for political damage control — and might even boost his profile for a 2016 presidential run.
‘Some emerging Republican sentiment about a certain governor would not much surprise the Utah-based “Draft Mitt” grass-roots effort. A new poll of likely GOP primary voters from Zogby Analytics shows Mitt Romney outpolling and outdistancing his nearest rivals for the nomination by a two-to-one margin.
The House’s top investigator pressed the Commerce Department on Wednesday to take action on a telework scandal at the U.S. Patent and Trade Organization, where dozens of paralegals got paid while they went shopping, watched television and caught up on chores — all with the knowledge of supervisors.
Obamacare customers won’t be able to file their tax returns next year until the government sends them a form detailing their coverage and tax credits, and if those forms are late some taxpayers could face a delay in seeking their refunds.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Wednesday his administration did little to help a wealthy businessman who plied his family with gifts and loans other than offer the routine access afforded to any state resident — the cornerstone of his defense against federal corruption charges.
If you had predicted six years ago that America’s first half-black, half-white president would actually make race relations in the U.S. worse, they would have laughed you out of the room.
A “heartbroken” President Obama offered condolences Wednesday to the family of an American journalist murdered on-camera by terrorists in Iraq a day earlier while also vowing to continue to fight against the “cancer” that is the Islamic State.
Rep. Duncan Hunter asked the Defense Department Wednesday to conduct its own review of the program that sends surplus military equipment to police departments, saying the Pentagon should see if there are categories of weapons that should no longer be transferred.
New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie faced off against a woman during a town hall meeting Tuesday when she accused him of playing music by Bruce Springsteen ahead of his arrival, against the singer’s wishes.