| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend.
Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 9:50 AM
WASHINGTON House Speaker John Boehner candidly summed up the other day how the first month of the Republican-controlled 114th Congress has gone.
"Yes, there have been a couple of stumbles," Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters.
When Republicans assumed the...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:36 AM
Never mind dropping oil prices. U.S. producers are pushing harder than ever for the right to sell U.S. crude oil overseas.
It might seem counterintuitive: Oil prices are as low as they have been at any point since 2009 and the height of the Great...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON — A new show has opened on Capitol Hill, and, with any luck, it will have a long run.
It's called "The Taming of the Cruz."
Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside differences and agree on some legislation in the two years to...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 8:35 AM
WASHINGTON Sen. Mitch McConnell has waited years for the moment he'll take the reins of a dysfunctional chamber and try and show Republicans can govern.
He'll face tests right off the bat from how to handle the filibuster rules changes that have...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 7:46 PM
For four years, Republicans in Congress have been accused of obstructing President Barack Obama's agenda. Now, with the House and Senate under their control, GOP leaders are ready to turn the tables.
Over the next few months, congressional leaders...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
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| Jan 13, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Congress. Remember Congress? With all focus on political news it may have been easy to forget that when lawmakers return to work they have just a few weeks to find agreement on extending the payroll tax holiday, unemployment benefits and the so-called...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...