| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:13 AM
After aggravating Republicans with a defiant State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced that he's eager to work with the GOP — "to get to yes," as he put it.
"The answer can't just be 'no,''' he told a group of students in...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:59 PM
Rep. Paul D. Ryan announced Monday that he will not seek the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, saying his job as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee deserves his "undivided attention."
"It's clear our country needs a change in...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 9:02 AM
This week, there were no hugs — at least not on camera. Gov. Chris Christie, whose Dallas Cowboys fandom has been on conspicuous display this season, didn't make a television splash during the team's loss today to the Green Bay Packers.
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
| Jan 11, 2015
| 1:48 PM
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took his orange sweater to Lambeau Field on Sunday to cheer his beloved Dallas Cowboys. But it did not go the governor's way with Green Bay winning 26-21.
Fellow Republican Rep. Paul Ryan, clad in...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 5:13 AM
Three potential Republican presidential contenders parried on issues including Cuba policy and the qualities necessary to win the White House during a Sunday night panel discussion that also afforded an unprecedented, if limited, peek into the workings of...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:02 PM
President Obama, keeping up a push for what he calls tax fairness, plans to unveil a new package of tax proposals that target inherited assets, capital gains and large financial firms to pay for billions in new tax benefits for low- and middle-class...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:20 PM
Mitt Romney stepped back into the political arena Friday night, reborn as a prospective presidential candidate with a message almost as surprising as his apparent desire to run again for the White House.
From the man pilloried for describing 47...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Doug Elmendorf has been viewed as a marked man in Washington ever since the last election, when Republicans won a majority in both houses of Congress for 2015. Now confirmation comes via Bloomberg that he won't be reappointed to his job as director of the...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
The first time I saw anyone use Uber was in 2012, on the campaign trail. I was with a bunch of reporters who were peeling off the Paul Ryan bus for a few days of down time. The Ryan team dropped us off after midnight at Washington, D.C.’s Union...