President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections.» Read More
WASHINGTON— Lawmakers are streaming back to Capitol Hill after their summer vacation for an abbreviated September session in which feuding Democratic and Republican leaders promise action to prevent a government shutdown while holding votes aimed at defining the parties for the fall campaign.
Aug 20- Departures and primary losses for 28 Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have created opportunities for a new wave of conservative and Tea Party- backed candidates. The Republican nominee to replace him is Gary Palmer, a fund raiser for a conservative think tank in Alabama who is backed by the anti-tax group Club for Growth.
But I feel like I'm changing one or two minds here or there, "said Felice Pete, a nurse anesthetist and a member of the state party's Black Advisory Board. The swing state, one of 11 where the Republican National Committee has hired staff to reach black voters, hosts one of the country's most important Senate races in November's midterm elections.
WASHINGTON, July 1- The U.S. Supreme Court has opened up a new front in the battle over corporate rights by ruling that family-owned and other closely held corporations can mount religious objections to government action.
May 23- Troubled U.S. lobbying giant Patton Boggs avoided a financial cliff on Friday when a larger law firm agreed to acquire many of its partners and its name, which for decades was synonymous with influence in Washington, D.C..
NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, May 21- The scandal over a made-up study that badly disrupted traffic at the George Washington Bridge may not be New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's biggest problem after all.
Happy Monday and welcome to another wild and woolly week on Wall Street.
Romney is the third high-profile Republican in the past two weeks to say that resistance to a minimum wage hike is hurting the GOP's brand—NBC News.
Increasing access to Medicaid, the government-run insurance program for the poor, and mandating that everyone have health insurance were the two centerpieces of Massachusetts' healthcare reform.
Randy Johnson, who lost his job in the 1990s because of Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, has written a book about Romney. What it means.
April 17- Bain Capital LLC has raised $7.3 billion from investors and its dealmakers for its next flagship fund, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday, underscoring the favorable fundraising environment for established private equity firms.
Supreme Court ruling that struck down the overall cap on federal election contributions is sending ripples across American politics, as states have begun backing away from their own restrictions on donations and lawyers are forecasting a new wave of challenges to campaign finance laws nationwide.
April 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a key pillar of campaign finance law by allowing wealthy donors to give money to as many political candidates, parties and committees as they wish.
The slowdown in health spending does not indicate that "we're out of the woods," said Glenn Hubbard, one-time advisor to Mitt Romney and George W. Bush.
The White House is coming under pressure from some of its closest allies to name a CEO to run its health insurance marketplace.
This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said the president made a promise that he could not keep.
Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner had offers from some of the biggest firms on Wall Street. So why did he choose a low-key equity firm?
Critics of the former Treasury secretary's move to private equity fail to pinpoint what he is doing that's so bad, writes POLITICO's Ben White.
Democrats counting on Obama simply to pass the torch to Hillary Clinton may be in for a letdown, if this expert's analysis is correct.