| Apr 10, 2015
| 9:14 AM
UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs:
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a presidential candidate for 2016, visits CBS' "Face the Nation," CNN's "State of the Union" and NBC's "Meet the Press."
Secretary of State John Kerry will be a guest on...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 6:00 AM
After six weeks in session and 139 roll call votes in a House and Senate that feature some of the largest Republican majorities in generations, one of the most telling statistics from the new Congress is this: President Obama's veto threats outnumber...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Tax reform is revving up again on Capitol Hill, with the heads of key committees pledging to work toward a simpler and fairer tax code, possibly one with lower tax rates. Sounds intriguing.
But what might that mean for homeowners? Many benefit from...
| 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...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The charade comes to an end this month for many of the 2016 presidential contenders, who have long avoided saying they are running — while they are so obviously running — in order to sidestep rules that burden declared candidates.
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:31 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, again on Wednesday bashed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Rubio is a likely candidate for the 2016 presidential nomination. Last week, Wasserman Schultz said she...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The earned income tax credit has enjoyed four decades of bipartisan support because it helps working people at the bottom of the economic ladder climb up a few rungs. In their zeal to bring the federal budget into balance without raising taxes on people...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Here's some advice, not only for Mr. Cruz, but for the other would-be GOP candidates: Instead of nonstop attacks on President Obama, adopt a positive and future-oriented agenda.
Cal Thomas to GOP hopefuls: Instead of nonstop attacks on President Obama,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwaterâ€™s presidential campaign slogan in 1964.
The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: "In your head you know he's nuts."...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it.
Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing...