The network backed by the conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch plans to spend nearly $1 billion on the 2016 elections, laying down a financial marker well before the cycle truly gets under way.
Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania made the pitch in Iowa Monday that he has the foreign policy chops to go toe-to-toe with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2016 and that governors don’t have the vision to think outside the box on issues like education.
Fresh off a trip to Iowa, home of the first-in-the-nation caucuses, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to attend two public events in the first-in-the-south presidential primary state of South Carolina Tuesday before heading to Pennsylvania for a Republican party dinner Friday.
Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. said Monday that while the press exaggerates the divide between police and the communities they serve and it’s not as bad as it’s been in the past, there is still room for improvement.
Facing a rebellion in their own ranks, House Republican leaders scrapped their plans to vote this week on their first border security bill of the new Congress, blaming the weather for the delay but buying themselves time to try to stiffen the bill and make it more palatable to conservatives.
President Obama on Tuesday urged the world’s third-largest carbon polluter to embrace clean energy, saying the broader international fight against climate change hinges on how developing countries address the problem.
The U.S. economy will rebound strongly over the next two years then settle into a more normal economic cycle with steady but slow growth, albeit significantly less than in the 1980s and 1990s, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
The administration asked the federal court late Monday to dismiss the House lawsuit against President Obama, saying he is faithfully carrying out his health law and the GOP lawmakers who filed the legal challenge have no right to sue.
President Obama on Tuesday made a forceful case for gender and religious equality in India and used examples from his own life — including claims that he’s secretly a Muslim — to make his point.
In a head-to-head matchup of Elizabeth Warren against Hillary Clinton, the liberal wing of the Democratic Party collides with the establishment — to jarring results.
President Obama’s plan to lock up Alaska’s vast energy supply has sparked a furious backlash on Capitol Hill and prompted allegations that the White House has declared “war” on the state, but lawmakers have few options to fight back and even a Republican president in 2017 could struggle to undo the administration’s latest environmental offensive.
Republican presidential hopefuls are determined to wipe away the stain of Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comments from the 2012 campaign, saying the GOP must find ways to connect with voters of all economic classes if the party wants to win the White House in 2016.