The Republican National Committee again outraised its Democratic rival last month and is sitting on a $3 million lead, according to campaign finance reports filed Saturday.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton urged a crowd Friday at the Women’s Leadership Forum to get out the vote this year, saying that the midterm elections are “crucial” and “there is so much at stake.”
Well, this ought to whet the appetites of certain journalists. Sarah Palin is among the confirmed speakers for the ninth annual Values Voters Summit next week in the nation’s capital.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid wants Democratic candidates to win, but it may be more important that Republican candidates lose.
President Obama signed legislation Friday afternoon to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, including a $500 million provision to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State terrorist group.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators praised their colleagues in a joint statement for unanimously passing a bill to authorize $10 million in reward money for information that would bring justice to the individuals responsible for the capture and murder of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler, New York Democrat, said Friday he’s concerned that President Obama is taking the country down “the wrong constitutional path.”
Joseph R. Biden’s 2016 presidential ambitions already look like they have been swallowed whole by the Hillary Rodham Clinton juggernaut, but political analysts say the vice president still has a narrow path to victory — one that depends on either out-politicking the former first lady in crucial states such as Iowa or praying she makes a grave mistake.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry hinted at a presidential run in 2016 on Friday, saying he knows to be prepared this time.
Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said Congress was sending a message when it voted to train and equip Syrian rebels to combat the Islamic State before heading home, likely until after the November midterms.
President Obama called Friday for a “fundamental shift in our culture” to prevent sexual assaults on college campuses, and made an veiled reference to the domestic abuse scandal in the NFL as example that more work needs to be done.