Lawmakers who support a nuclear-waste repository under Nevada's Yucca Mountain continue to fall short of finding additional money for the project.
President Obama personally has called the former Agriculture Department worker who was fired this week after comments she made in a two-minute video clip sparked a media frenzy.
President Obama offered a personal apology to Shirley Sherrod, the former Agriculture Department worker who was fired this week after comments she made in a two-minute video clip sparked a media frenzy and a national debate over race, political correctness and the modern media.
The state of Arizona is completely within its rights to protect itself from foreign interlopers. It is the American way to step into the shoes of a fallen or absent leader. Sadly, the half-way measure of defending the border by deploying National Guard units is nothing more than a short-term fix with long-term hazards to the families and employers of the guardsmen in question ("Obama lawsuit invites fortified state militia," Commentary, Monday).
With cool jazz playing in the White House foyer and lobster carpaccio on the East Room tables, the first lady celebrated the award winners for the National Design Awards Wednesday as "folks whose work has literally changed the way we look at the world and how we live our daily lives."
The British government is defending its ambassador in Washington against predictions that he will be the scapegoat in the embarrassing, tangled web involving Libya, the Lockerbie bomber and a massive contract for the London-based BP oil giant.
Supporters of the New START treaty want you to believe that 1.) All who oppose it are nuke-loving troglodytes; and 2.) Its an "all or nothing" deal, the only way to a world without nuclear weapons.
The Bush administration's Justice Department's actions were inappropriately political -- but not criminal -- when it fired a U.S. attorney in 2006, prosecutors said in closing a two-year investigation without filing charges.
A fiscally conservative Democrat who chairs the Senate Budget Committee said he supports extending all of the tax cuts that expire this year, including for wealthier people