| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:57 AM
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has given up his Canadian citizenship, roughly nine months after learning he was a dual citizen, his office said on Tuesday.
Cruz, a Republican who is believed to be considering a bid for the White House in 2016,...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 8:10 PM
WASHINGTON - A political storm over the trade of five Taliban inmates for a captured American soldier intensified on Monday when Obama administration officials told lawmakers that up to 90 people within the administration - but no members of Congress -...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Almost as soon as hearty congratulations were issued by lawmakers last week over Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's release from captivity in Afghanistan, some were just as swiftly withdrawn.
"A grateful America thanks you for your service," Sen. Thad Cochran...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 7:28 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, dismisses former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a full-time politician unworthy of the White House in an interview this morning on ABC's "This Week."
Cruz has a withering view of Clinton's memoir, "Hard Choices," and her...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:25 PM
First-term Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, a potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said Tuesday that lack of experience can sometimes be a good thing for people seeking top offices against “career politicians” who have become entrenched...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Tim Geithner's valuable career as a civil servant culminated in four high-powered years as Treasury secretary. His recent book about those experiences captures the traumas and tensions of the financial crisis.
He rightly takes credit for what most...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:46 PM
In a stirring display of old-fashioned political pragmatism, national tea party groups have quickly endorsed the reelection of a man they were campaigning against only 24 hours ago: Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.
| May 22, 2014
| 4:50 PM
Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, is on the verge of snaring the job he's dreamed about for years: majority leader.
Less than a year after a widely unpopular government shutdown dealt the GOP a political blow, McConnell and his fellow...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The 2nd Amendment is just 27 words long: "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed." But in that single, awkwardly constructed sentence, Michael...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Senior Republicans on Sunday criticized President Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists.