| Feb 2, 2015
When President Barack Obama releases his budget Monday, the words "dead on arrival" will be widely incanted because they are part of a quasi-religious Beltway ritual.
This year, those words will be misleading.
No one expects Obama's budget to be...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:04 AM
President Obama is scheduled to release his latest annual budget proposal Monday, and critics -- OK, Republicans -- are already complaining that Obama wants to spend too much and tax too much.
But just as much of the $4-trillion budget is on autopilot,...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:03 PM
— Moments before he walked on to the U.S. House floor to be sworn in, Lehigh Valley Congressman Charlie Dent picked up a packet of manila envelopes marked "146."
What was it last year, one staffer asked another. "183."
"That's out of the whole...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The question that faced President Barack Obama as he delivered his sixth State of the Union address was whether his final two years in the White House can come close to repeating the successes of his first two. He has neither the Democratic majority...
| Jan 4, 2015
The omnibus appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed last month by the president finally closed the book on federal budgeting for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, more than two months late and only after another threat of a government shutdown....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:53 PM
Shunning a White House veto threat and opposition within their own party, House Republicans approved legislation Wednesday to overturn President Barack Obama's key immigration policies and expose hundreds of thousands of younger immigrants to expulsion...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — The political dynamics of the new Congress offer opportunities and challenges for Pennsylvania's delegation.
Republicans now run the Senate and enjoy a larger majority in the House.
That puts Democrat Bob Casey in the minority for...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 11:04 AM
I’d like to help clear up some political confusion from earlier this week.
On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told the American people that a recent spate of good news about the U.S. economy is the result of Republicans winning...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:10 AM
UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list this weekend:
Radio host Rush Limbaugh and Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., visit "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Fox News says it is Limbaugh's first appearance in more than five years on the show....
| 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.
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:45 PM
Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive.
The complaints from House of Representatives...