Two FBI agents were shot at a barricaded home just miles from the protest-wracked St. Louis suburb of Ferguson early Wednesday, police said.» Read More
Less than two years ago, party leaders solemnly declared after an exhaustive study that the GOP "must embrace and champion comprehensive immigration reform." Scott Walker, who is considering a 2016 White House bid, said alongside nodding colleagues at the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Florida. Having claimed the Senate majority in...
Jonathan Gruber's admission of fooling "stupid" American voters on Obamacare isn't a one-off — it's a national pastime.
Legal experts expressed doubts that the GOP would prevail or that the case could be concluded during Obama's presidency. GOP lawmakers said those unilateral actions were unconstitutional and have promised unspecified congressional action. A Republican official said party leaders might amend the suit to include Obama's immigration actions, which would...
A perfect storm is brewing for bipartisan health-care reform, says former Rep. Pete Hoekstra.
LONDON, Nov 19- "Keystone" would be a fitting epitaph for Democratic lawmakers, who will lose their majority in the United States Senate in January 2015. Polls show majority support for the pipeline, especially among the white working class and union voters that used to be the bedrock of the Democratic Party but which it has increasingly lost to the Republicans in...
The Democrat-controlled Senate failed to gather the 60 votes it needed to approve the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Supporters of a Senate bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast are still scrambling to find the last vote.
We've finally got stimulus that works, says Jake Novak. So why are Democrats trying to screw it up?
One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.
Republicans and Democrats disagree on practically everything, including their investments, except for these companies.
CNBC Contributors Sara Fagen, and Jared Bernstein, discuss the political gridlock between the White House and the GOP. He (President Obama) seems to be tacking to the left, says Fagen.
CNBC Contributors Sara Fagen, and Jared Bernstein, discuss the political battle over the vote on the Keystone oil pipeline. I think the economics may have gotten ahead of the politics, says Bernstein but Fagen counters, "This is still good policy."
WASHINGTON, Nov 13- U.S. Senate Democrats expanded the ranks of their party leadership on Thursday to include Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leader of the party's liberal wing and a possible presidential contender in 2016.. Democrats, who lost control of the Senate in last week's midterm elections, created a new post for Warren as a strategic policy adviser to help...
Obama intends to order changes that will combat millions of potential deportations, reports The New York Times.
We're seeing two sides of the president post-midterms. Will the real Barack Obama please stand up?
The White House has managed to move forward from Veteran Affairs health care scandal, among other events, reports NBC News.
The new Republican Congress will clash with the White House over two EPA regulations at the heart of Obama's climate-change agenda. The NYT reports.
The lame-duck session, which begins this week, could be instructive on what to expect from Congress next year, says Politico's Ben White.
People hoping for an era of good feelings and accomplishment in the next Congress will be very disappointed.
WASHINGTON, Nov 5- America's underperforming economy has been an albatross for President Barack Obama since he took office in 2009 and likely did his Democratic party few favors in midterm elections on Tuesday- but it may not have been the decisive factor. Hurt by Obama's general unpopularity, Democrats lost control of the Senate while Republicans...