| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A coalition of 17 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday saying it acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants who are in the country without the proper documents.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:37 PM
Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign.
The former Florida governor stepped down from his remaining board memberships on...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 1:06 PM
On a gray wintry day outside the Capitol, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stood on the grassy East Lawn and denounced President Obama’s plan to temporarily defer deportation for millions of immigrants in the country illegally.
Gathered to hear the senator...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 7:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- For Harry Reid and his Senate Democrats, revenge is a dish best served bold.
For years, they complained that the Republican minority had tied the chamber in knots. But now, just weeks into their stint in the minority, Democrats are...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 10:48 AM
To the untrained ear, Sarah Palin's speeches can often sound like a garbled word salad of slogans and buzz words stitched together in the outline of a coherent thought. But on Monday's "Daily Show" Jon Stewart got to the bottom of why the former Alaskan...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 10:23 AM
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday vowed to continue his fight to win exoneration a day after a judge handed the possible presidential aspirant a setback in the criminal case alleging he abused his gubernatorial veto powers.
Perry, who has...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 2:26 PM
Politics sometimes leads to poetic justice. Sarah Palin can no longer mock President Barack Obama's use of a teleprompter after her own teleprompter froze midspeech.
The calamity occurred at Republican U.S. Rep. Steve King's Iowa Freedom Summit in...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class.
The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:38 PM
The most wide-open Republican presidential nomination campaign in memory had its unofficial opening here on Saturday at a gathering that highlighted anew the thorny path ahead for candidates as they try to attract support from the party's conservative...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:19 PM
This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters.
Only it's not...
| 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...