Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said the United States cannot be the world’s police and is warning against listening to the “interventionists” in both parties, as he argues that their approach to the Middle East has “never been good foreign policy” because it is founded in the idea of “shooting first and asking questions later.”
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is struggling to shake his Democratic opponent in the 2014 election, the outcome of which could impact his presidential aspirations.
President Obama’s fundraising plans for Friday — right before the Labor Day weekend — is wreaking havoc on wealthy travelers’ plans to fly to elite locations like the Hamptons or Nantucket for the three-day holiday.
America’s newest federal agency, charged with regulating financial institutions to prevent another hostile economic downturn, is having troubles regulating hostilities and discrimination among its own employees.
Sen. Mark Pryor is locked in a tight re-election battle with Rep. Tom Cotton, according to a Rasmussen Reports survey.
White House aides insisted Wednesday that President Obama has a goal of defeating the Islamic State militant group and accused Republican critics of playing politics with national security, as Mr. Obama passed another day weighing airstrikes in Syria against Islamist terrorists.
Heading into the Labor Day weekend, the University of Virginia Center for Politics predicts that Republicans are poised to snag somewhere between four and eight Senate seats in the November election.
The White House confirmed Wednesday that President Obama may seek an international deal on climate change without getting that agreement cleared by Congress.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has insisted that he will not run for president again in 2016 but admitted in an interview Tuesday that “circumstances can change.”
Well, there you go. Dr. Ben Carson had a heartland victory with a “whopping” 62 percent of the vote in a presidential straw poll conducted at the Polk County Republican Party Dinner on Sunday night, which took place in Des Moines but drew attendees from as far away as Minneapolis, who were anxious to yell “Run, Ben, Run” and witness the good doctor’s stirring speech.
Can big donations shore up shoddy gun control state legislation? No, insists Alan Gottlieb, chairman of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, a 650,000-member grass-roots organization based in Washington state.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s lawsuit Wednesday challenging the federal Common Core education curriculum makes him the latest GOP presidential hopeful to use the dog days of August to recalibrate himself toward the conservative voters who will decide the 2016 Republican presidential nominee.