| Nov 26, 2014
| 5:02 PM
Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Wednesday praised President Barack Obama's executive action last week that could protect millions of immigrants from deportation.
Cupich, who met privately with the president Tuesday in Chicago, said the Archdiocesan...
| 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.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside differences and agree on some legislation in the two years to...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:10 PM
Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections break bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday as the two sides assess what legislation can be enacted in coming months despite years of confrontation.
In the run-up to the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Riding a surge of voter discontent, Republicans seized control of the Senate on Tuesday, giving the GOP full command of Congress and promising a contentious final two years of the Obama administration.
After months of voter surveys suggested a close...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:35 PM
Spanish- and English-speaking audiences received different messages Tuesday night during the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address.
Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who delivered the Spanish-language response,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:50 AM
The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here."
The Republicans widened their hold on the House and wrested...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 8:24 PM
President Obama launched the first clash in a series of budget battles Monday as he unveiled his nearly $4-trillion spending plan and accused Republicans of putting national security at risk over a political fight.
Laying out his budget proposal,...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 10:50 PM
Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget that would hammer corporate profits overseas and raise taxes on the wealthy while boosting tax credits for families and the working poor....
| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:55 PM
Congress is again careening toward a crisis, this one fueled by opposition to President Obama's immigration plan, which threatens to cut off funding for the Homeland Security Department.
The Senate is set to take a crucial vote Tuesday, but rather...