Ken Crow, an Iowa tea party activist, says Donald Trump’s comments about Mexicans may have been too blunt for some, but that is exactly why the billionaire real estate mogul and reality star is picking up, not losing, support in polls.
President Obama gave a ringing endorsement for unions and more overtime pay in Wisconsin Thursday while attacking the polices of Republican Gov. Scott Walker, a labor foe who filed papers on the same day to officially launch his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.
Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb on Thursday announced his candidacy as a Democrat for president, saying he knows the odds are against him but that America needs his “fresh approach to solving problems.”
A key Senate Republican on foreign policy slammed Venezuela’s “flawed economic policies and political system” on Thursday, a day after reports emerged that the Obama administration is engaging in its most expansive dialogue in hopes of improving long-strained relations with Caracas.
Neither the state of New York nor the New York City — prime terror targets — has defined homeland security goals or strategies for spending about $67 million in federal grant money, a new report from the Department of Homeland Security revealed this week.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernard Sanders collected about $15 million in contributions in the first quarter since he entered the race, the Sanders campaign announced Thursday.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul on Thursday circulated a “Terror Threat Snapshot” that highlighted the growing menace by Islamic State and other terrorist groups.
Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he does not think that businesses will able to reject service to customers based on their sexual orientation in the wake of the recent Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is gaining on front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton in the Democratic presidential race in Iowa, more than doubling his support among likely participants in the state’s first-in-the-nation nominating contest, said a new poll released Friday.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s team is putting out the word that he is leaning in favor of joining the presidential race next month, according to a prominent Democratic fundraiser.
The State Department on Wednesday conceded that two dozen of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s emails did contain classified information, a fact that could trigger a U.S. policy that authorizes the government to take control of her private server and sanitize the contents.
Republican voters are still waiting for Gov. Scott Walker and John Kasich to formally launch the presidential campaigns later this month. Barring any surprises, the pair will be last up with their big announcements — which is not especially prudent.