| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:53 AM
While the other news shows packed their post-State of the Union analysis with presidential biographers and political reporters of all stripes, new "Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore relied on only himself to break down President Obama's Tuesday night...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:36 AM
The House defied a veto threat by President Obama and voted Wednesday to approve a two-year delay in implementing part of the so-called Volcker Rule, a key banking regulation enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.
The delay was the most...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:38 PM
Boosted by their November election gains, congressional Republicans have launched a new effort to weaken, bit by bit, a law that dramatically expanded federal oversight of the financial system after the Great Recession.
On Wednesday, the Republican-...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
For much of the last six years, liberal Democrats in Congress have been loyal foot soldiers for their often unpopular president. Now, a rare clash between President Obama and members of his own party suggests Democrats on the left may be marching in a new...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The mood among Democrats on Capitol Hill soured as details of a $1.1-trillion spending bill confronted them Wednesday with the reality of their eroding political leverage.
Elections have consequences, Democratic negotiators said as they spent much of...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Their platforms are similar and their party the same, but the candidates' profiles could hardly be more different.
One is a former police officer with a carefully crafted political resume and a campaign backed by business interests and big-name...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:36 AM
Two federal lawmakers from California unveiled bipartisan legislation Tuesday to reauthorize the embattled Export-Import Bank for five years, proposing changes to its operations in hopes of addressing concerns of conservative critics.
Among the reforms...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Vice President Joe Biden joined Los Angeles politicians Tuesday to throw his support behind Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the minimum wage.
"No one in America should be working 40 hours a week and living below the poverty level -- no one," Biden...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Do you think you'd have a better chance to qualify for a home mortgage if negative items in your credit files were erased in four years rather than the current seven?
How about if your credit reports included information on your utility bills, rent,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
— Do you think you'd have a better chance to qualify for a home mortgage if negative items in your credit files were erased in four years rather than the current seven?
How about if your credit reports included information on your utility bills,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:56 PM
In the wake of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to tighten security at the nation's airports.
The measure, introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), is named in...