The Democratic Party can rebound from devastating loses in the midterm elections and triumph in 2016 by embracing its affinity for big government and offering big-government solutions to middle-class economic concerns, the Senate Democrats’ top political strategist said Tuesday.
Former neurosurgeon and possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said in a recent interview on Breitbart TV that he thinks race relations in the U.S. were better before President Obama, the nation’s first biracial president, was elected to office.
The IRS inspector general has amassed 2,500 documents detailing its own investigations into whether the tax agency gave the White House private taxpayer information, and the Obama administration agreed this week to release the documents in what an advocacy group called a major win for transparency.
President Obama on Tuesday told hecklers it no longer makes sense to criticize him for deportations, saying that his executive action last week to grant temporary amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants.
It is a lot of work to be a larger-than-life public figure, particularly one who has become a symbol for an entire political party. Such is the case, perhaps, with Hillary Rodham Clinton, who has been first lady, U.S. senator, Secretary of State and now global-minded motivational speaker with an infatuated grass-roots following and some tall orders to live up to.
The Obama administration is expected to issue expansive new ozone regulations Wednesday aimed at drastically cutting smog pollution from power plants and factories.
A prominent gay rights activist charged last week with sexually abusing a 15-year-old boy is a strong supporter of President Obama who has visited the White House more than a half-dozen times in the past two years, visitor logs show.
Sen. Rand Paul, Kentucky Republican, wrote Tuesday that tensions in communities such as Ferguson, Missouri, are emblematic of larger problems with the country’s criminal justice system and the so-called “War on Drugs,” pledging to continue the fight for reforms while calling for a leader outside of politics to preach “a gospel of hope and prosperity.”
Vice President Joseph R. Biden is reportedly “ticked off” with the way Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation was handled by the White House.
Just 39 percent of American voters approve of President Obama’s job performance and are divided on whether he should address the immigration issue if Congress fails to act, according to a new poll.
Now I realize that some in the media have taken grave exception to people referring to the riots in Ferguson as the “Ferguson riots.” And I must say that I agree with them. They really are not the “Ferguson riots.” They are the “Obama riots.”