Introducing a federal budget that Hillary Clinton is sure to love, President Obama submitted a $4.14 trillion spending plan to Congress on Tuesday that would keep deficits in check only by relying on speculative liberal assumptions of tax increases, immigration reform and economic growth.
A day after the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential hopefuls were set Wednesday to fan out across South Carolina and begin jockeying for the first-in-the-South primary that has a history of picking the eventual nominee.
Bernard Sanders may have won the hearts and minds of young progressives in Iowa and New Hampshire, but he’s likely to hit a wall in Nevada, which holds the next Democratic nominating contest, among voters whose diversity and pragmatism are likely to resist the insurgent’s call to revolution.
Donald Trump was projected the winner of the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary Tuesday, easily outdistancing his rivals, claiming his first victory and firmly establishing himself as the candidate to beat.
Sen. Bernard Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, according to early results, adding even more momentum to the Vermont senator’s run and again calling into question the Clinton campaign’s ability to translate its unrivaled campaign machine into election victories.
The Supreme Court halted the EPA’s major anti-global warming initiative late Tuesday evening, dealing a major blow to President Obama’s hopes of overseeing a green energy transition in his final year in office.
Independent voters dominate New Hampshire’s electorate, and many of them seemed intent on trying to stop Hillary Clinton from being the Democratic presidential nominee.
A federal judge told the State Department to speed up the final release of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, saying the voting public has an interest in seeing them as the primaries are underway.
Senate Democrats accused the GOP majority Tuesday of paying lip service to lead-poisoned families in Michigan and waffling in its response to the Zika virus that’s threatening U.S. shores, signaling they will use both crises as a prism for each party’s philosophy on federal intervention.
President Obama will set a record for the size of the basic federal workforce, leaving office with more than 1.4 million people collecting government salaries in the civilian agencies in 2017, according to the budget he delivered to Congress on Tuesday.
President Obama used his final budget proposal Tuesday to try and shore up his health care legacy before he leaves office, tweaking Obamacare’s contentious “Cadillac” tax and enticing holdout states to expand Medicaid even as he targets a devastating heroin epidemic that’s got the attention of both parties.
Ohio Sen. John Kasich is projected to finish in second place in the GOP New Hampshire primary.
Why does the mainstream media heap such scorn and disbelief on Donald Trump over his promise to build a great wall along the border with Mexico — and make Mexico pay for it? After all, Donald Trump has built a winning presidential campaign — and made the media pay for it.
“The fact that President Obama has only submitted two budgets on time in his eight years in office clearly demonstrates the importance he places on actually having a budget. It’s ironic that he is quick to use his pen and phone, but slow to put forward a fiscal blueprint,” declares Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, one of many Republicans irked by the budget blueprint released Tuesday. Mr. Obama, incidentally, departs the nation’s capital Wednesday for a weeklong jaunt out west that includes fundraising, an appearance on late-night TV and a weekend in Rancho Mirage, California.
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said Tuesday that 2016 GOP presidential rival Donald Trump doesn’t handle losing very well, a day after Mr. Trump repeated a vulgar term a supporter used to describe Mr. Cruz at a campaign rally.