President Obama misquoted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, ever so slightly, while making a point Tuesday about America’s enduring alliance with France and his contested plan to accept Syrian refugees.
Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday said that President Obama was not standing up for Muslim-Americans or any Americans with his demand to bring thousands of Syrian refugees to the United States.
Organized labor’s loudest Keystone XL pipeline supporter on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016, despite the fact the former secretary of state came out strongly against the pipeline project earlier this fall.
Over two dozen conservative groups asked GOP leaders Tuesday to make certain that a looming spending deal reins in a part of Obamacare designed to protect insurers during the overhaul’s early — and financially precarious — rounds of enrollment.
President Obama’s job approval rating has fallen 5 points since last month and has dropped back under 50 percent, according to a new survey taken in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
A senior executive at the Trump Organization said Tuesday there will be bad things in store for the Republican party if 2016 GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump feels he isn’t being treated fairly.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is being sued over his decision to block Syrian refugees from resettling in the state.
The Grand Old Party still has many grassroots fans, and the war chest continues to grow. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says the organization raised a record-breaking $8.7 million in October, bringing their total in the 2016 election cycle to $89.3 million. Ninety nine percent of the donations are $200 or less; the average donation was $69.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton is targeting the middle class, promising tax breaks to hardworking Americans while rebuking her top rival, Sen. Bernard Sanders, for proposing policy that will lead to tax increases on the working class.
House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Jeff Miller said Tuesday that the VA botched a chance to clean up its act when it demoted two senior executives but didn’t fire them nor try to recover nearly $400,000 in relocation bonuses investigators say they didn’t deserve because they orchestrated sweetheart transfers to new posts.
Real estate mogul and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump defended sharing a tweet that displayed erroneous statistics on crimes committed by white people, black people and police, saying it was a re-tweet that came from “a radio show and other places.”
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has gained momentum in polls as he vowed heightened security measures that target Muslims in the wake of the Islamic State attack on Paris, with the electorate’s new focus on terrorism boosting several Republican candidates ahead of Hillary Rodham Clinton in theoretical matchups.
The White House said Monday that Republicans concerned about Syrian refugees waging terrorist attacks in the U.S. should focus their energy instead on banning guns sales to people on the government’s terrorist watch list.
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has a narrow edge over his nearest 2016 GOP rival in the early state of Iowa, with Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas close behind after gaining 13 points of support since last month, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Tea party targeting may be out, but wealth targeting is still very much in vogue at the IRS, where auditors target the wealthy and those with high incomes at much higher rates than other taxpayers.