In a political world where candidates nearly always follow the party line on every issue, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has broken the mold.» Read More
An internal tug of war is raging between Republican luminaries and grassroots conservatives who decry immigration reform as "amnesty." NBC News reports.
A bipartisan group of leading senators unveiled an agreement Monday on the principles for a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in this country.
Just two weeks before his second inauguration, President Obama is acting as if he believes he has a big mandate for his next term. The latest sign: his decision to defy a concerted campaign against his choice for defense secretary.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio-- Josh Mandel, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate, declines to take a stand on the 2009 bailout of the auto industry and reserves judgment on vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's plans for Medicare.
Claire McCaskill touted a $5.8 million fundraising haul for her re-election campaign Wednesday as Republican challenger Todd Akin sought to raise cash amid new attention to his remarks about abortion.
What good is it to raise the debt ceiling if you don't address why you have debt, Senator Lindsey Graham asked on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.
"What good is it to raise the debt ceiling if you don't address how you got in debt," says Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-SC), discussing tax reform and paying down the national debt, with CNBC's Rick Santelli.
A united House Republican leadership surrendered crisply and cleanly on legislation to extend expiring payroll tax cuts for 160 million Americans, skipping most if not all of the self-defeating drama that accompanied their far noisier retreat on the issue late last year.