| Aug 2, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Rep.Scott Rigell — my congressman— found the time, on July 29, to vote to sue the president for signing an executive order that was within the legal rights of his office. Rep.Rigell is getting paid to represent the citizens of...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Del. A. Wade Kach, who is running for Baltimore County Council, is opposed to the plan to house 50 kids from Central America in Timonium. Where is his Christian compassion? Where is the Christian compassion of the officials and residents of Baltimore...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee won his party's nomination for reelection Thursday in one of the last of the divisive tea party challenges to incumbent senators that have splintered the GOP.
The race had been Alexander's to lose --...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON Rep. Henry Cuellar has never been shy about breaking party ranks. But in recent weeks, the Laredo Democrat has taken that to new levels.
He alienated the White House by publicly and relentlessly prodding the president to visit the border...
| Jul 25, 2014
| 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama pushed the leaders of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador on Friday to find ways to keep their country's children from fleeing here illegally and creating a crisis on the southern border.
Obama invited the presidents...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 1:14 PM
When I wake up every morning, I thank God that Barack Obama is the president of the United States. Can you imagine if we had a president with an itchy finger who would send U.S. ground troops into Syria, Iran and return hundreds of thousands of troops...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 5:57 PM
First Lady Michelle Obama returned to her hometown Thursday and decried the effects of gun violence on Chicago’s youth as she told a group of campaign donors to “write the biggest, fattest check that you can possibly write” to help...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Throughout my time in Congress, and particularly since leaving the House of Representatives last year, the question I'm asked most often is some variation of “Just how bad is it really?” Frequently the question is answered before it is asked:...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:13 PM
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Illinois will be among 12 members of Congress to visit a section of the U.S. border Thursday and Friday where tens of thousands of children have crossed into the country, his office announced Wednesday.
Gutierrez, a Democrat,...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The emergency immigration bill House Speaker John A. Boehner initially proposed last week was never going to become law — and he knew it. President Obama had already promised a veto, so the bill was mostly a political message, designed to show...
| Aug 10, 2014
U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., claims liberals are waging a "war on whites." If so, Barack Obama must be at war with himself.
That's how goofy Brooks' logic sounds. But he's not nuts. It is an old reflex, when cornered in politics, to lash back with the...