Responding to riots in Baltimore, President Obama said Tuesday that there’s “no excuse” for looting and arson, but also said the unrest stems from decades-long neglect of urban communities in the U.S.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that Republicans will not try to lift “sequester” limits during the annual spending process because the caps are written into law and they view President Obama as an uncooperative negotiator.
The steps of the Supreme Court were abuzz with activity and bedecked with rainbow flags and signs demanding religious liberty Tuesday morning as the high court prepared to hear oral arguments for a case that may decide the future of American marriage.
A new poll shows Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker sitting atop a handful of 2016 GOP contenders in the early presidential state of Iowa, notching a 10-point lead over his nearest rival.
She essentially has the Granite State all to herself this week. When Carly Fiorina arrives in New Hampshire on Tuesday, she’ll be staying the entire week — appearing at 11 events in six counties, ranging from cozy living room chats to major business roundtables, sessions with local Republican officials and one national security summit.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee is planning a multiday swing through Iowa next week after his planned announcement on May 5 about his 2016 presidential intentions.
Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky said Monday that it was a “mistake” to topple Saddam Hussein in Iraq and criticized the United States’ subsequent intervention in Libya.
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has signed Americans for Tax Reform’s Taxpayer Protection Pledge to oppose any efforts to raise taxes if elected president, the group said Tuesday.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s unfazed by recent poll numbers showing his job approval ratings taking a hit back home, saying public officials shouldn’t be dictated by polls.
Nearly two-thirds of tax filers who received government help to buy Obamacare coverage had to pay back some of their subsidy to the IRS, according to an H&R Block study that says the average repayment totaled $729.
A gender gap has already emerged in the 2016 presidential contest with Hillary Rodham Clinton in the mix, and one of the biggest chasms between men and women is on the question of whether the former secretary of state can be trusted.
The defense hawks are on the rise in the Republican presidential field, defending the Patriot Act just as Congress prepares for a make-or-break debate over the future of the NSA’s phone-snooping program.