Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday credited his surge in the polls to voters recognizing that he wasn’t a “campaign conservative” like some of his rivals.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Monday he expects Congress to navigate a thorny debate over national security and abortion politics and strike a deal to keep federal operations moving past Dec. 11.
In the wake of terrorist attacks in Paris, the White House said Monday it is taking new steps to tighten security in the program that makes it easier for foreigners to travel to the U.S. without obtaining a visa.
Over 150 heads of state have gathered in Paris before an exceptionally friendly news media to discuss the horrors of climate change. President Obama and Al Gore are among the throng, and alarmism is in the air. Not among Republicans, who remain confirmed skeptics about global warming, and the role humanity plays in it all.
Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton rolled out Monday her $275 billion infrastructure plan — the latest of more than $1 trillion of recommendations for new expenditures made by the Democratic front-runner.
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump cancelled a campaign event Monday where he planned to announce endorsements by black pastors, after a group of black leaders protested the endorsement and some of the attendees claimed they never promised to back the candidate.
With tensions from terrorist attacks overshadowing a global climate-change summit, President Obama urged world leaders in Paris Monday to reach a deal to curb global warming.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has won the endorsement of the New Hampshire Union Leader, giving the 2016 GOP presidential candidate a big boost in a state shaping up to be crucial to his White House aspirations.
Sen. John McCain of Arizona said Monday that President Obama still does not have an overall strategy to combat the Islamic State terrorist group in the Middle East, likening the fight against the group to “putting band-aids on bleeding areas.”
Planned Parenthood officials on Sunday blamed the “hateful speech” of conservative lawmakers and Republican presidential contenders for contributing to Friday’s deadly shooting at a Colorado clinic, but conservatives said the left is trying to use the tragedy for political gain and to again push for gun control measures.
The dating habits of America’s seniors might be of interest to online matchmakers and certain pharmaceutical companies, but Sen. James Lankford wants to know why the federal government felt it needed to get involved — to the tune of nearly $375,000 — to conduct its own study.
The “war on drugs” has become a chief target for Democratic presidential hopefuls who use outsized rhetoric to say drug laws, particularly those regarding marijuana, are filling the nation’s prisons and jails with nonviolent offenders who shouldn’t be behind bars.
Donald Trump said Sunday that “hundreds of people” have called and tweeted his campaign to confirm that thousands of Muslims in New Jersey publicly celebrated the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Senate GOP leaders face a major test over the next two weeks in trying to round up enough Republicans to back a bill that would gut Obamacare and strip funding from Planned Parenthood — but they’re caught in a tug-of-war between powerful conservative lobbies who view the issues in very different ways.
Donald Trump still holds a lead in the Republican presidential polls in Iowa, but Ben Carson is fading and Sen. Ted Cruz is catching up fast as the first-in-the-nation caucuses prepare for another wild finish.