| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:17 PM
Presidential hopefuls are making strategic forays into South Florida, hoping to prevent the state's favorite son Republicans from locking up all the money and support and position themselves if Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio falter.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Congressional Republicans renewed their assault Thursday on the Affordable Care Act, as the House passed legislation to redefine the law's definition of full-time work, a key detail that would affect how employers must provide health benefits to workers....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:15 PM
Reprising a scene that lawmakers have acted out too often in the last four years, Congress is heading for a partial government shutdown this week because of a Republican attempt to repeal one of President Obama's high-profile initiatives.
The fight this...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:44 PM
A partial agency shutdown looming, Senate Republicans offered Tuesday to permit a vote on Homeland Security funding legislation stripped of immigration provisions backed by conservatives but strongly opposed by President Barack Obama and fellow Democrats....
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz is getting close to announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. The Texan is spending almost as much time in Iowa and New Hampshire as he does on Fox News; he's hired a staff and collected a long list of fiercely...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:54 PM
Mike saw my recent Ask Laz on whether members of Congress have to pay into Social Security (answer: yes, if elected after 1984).
This prompted him to ask: "What kind of health benefits do members of Congress receive?"
ASK LAZ: Smart...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:09 PM
Most presidential campaigns focus mostly on domestic issues such as the economy, taxes and health care, not foreign policy. But the 2016 presidential campaign is already shaping up to be an exception to that rule.
For one thing, the world is a mess. The...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:19 AM
Does "50 Shades of Grey" offer any insight into billionaires like the Koch Brothers?
The "mommy porn" book trilogy and the new movie upon which it is based tells the story of Christian Grey, a young, hunky member of the world's top 1 percent who draws a...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:50 PM
Most presidential campaigns focus mostly on domestic issues such as the economy, taxes and healthcare, not foreign policy. But the 2016 presidential campaign is already shaping up to be an exception to that rule.
For one thing, the world is a mess....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:47 PM
The intensifying debate over how to keep the Internet open and ripe for innovation has heightened tensions between Republican congressional leaders and tech entrepreneurs they have been trying to woo.
As tech firms and cable companies prepare for a...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor in America, not because it is the best (that would be coffee) but because it is the least objectionable. Put another way, vanilla is the most acceptable to the most people; it's not many people's favorite,...