Reaching out to big business, President Obama is announcing a new program that links top companies with community colleges in hopes of ramping up America's job skills.
Will the Republicans really reduce spending if they gain control of Congress? The Republicans have promised to cut spending rather than increase taxes. Their first test may come as early as Dec. 1, when the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (better known as President Obama's deficit-reduction commission) is due to report. The betting is that the commission will recommend a ratio of something close to $3 of spending reduction for each $1 of tax increase. Does this make any sense, and will the Republicans buy into it?
Northern Virginia Rep. James P. Moran is not expected to be one of the Democrats' many endangered candidates in November, but the campaign of GOP challenger Patrick Murray, a retired Army colonel and political neophyte, says it can see signs the race won't be the usual electoral cakewalk for the 10-term incumbent.
Your Sept. 23 editorial, "Obama's victory-less war" (Comment & Analysis), concludes that President Obama's comment that the United States can "absorb" a major terrorist attack - as described in Bob Woodward's new book - was a case of "inartful phrasing," but that his fundamental point was to point out the strength of America. I think the article totally missed the point of the story.
Islamists say the Koran is destined to rule America. In fact, the Muslim takeover of the White House is not just an unfolding action plan but a directive from Muhammad himself.
Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that he's preparing to run for mayor of Chicago, a position it was widely known he long has desired.
A Texas Republican who steadfastly has prodded the federal government to better secure the U.S.-Mexico border has introduced legislation requiring the Defense Department to make National Guard troops available to states on request.
New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer has a mountain of campaign cash for a re-election race expected to present little more than a speed bump, allowing him to share some of his wealth with imperiled Democrats.
The sagging fortunes of major Democratic campaigns in Arkansas are prompting some Democrats to fear the state could soon become a long-term Republican stronghold like the rest of the South.