| Apr 8, 2015
| 1:18 PM
Rand Paul is the Republican son of a longtime Republican House member, but let it never be said that he is not open-minded. In 2013, he confided to Sean Hannity, "I've been kind of disappointed, because honestly there were certain aspects of President...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:05 AM
The four super PACs preparing to give a $31 million boost to the presidential hopes of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz represent the latest twist in the infiltration of big money in politics and a way for wealthy donors to have an even more direct say in how their...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 7:27 PM
Congressional Republicans are poised Tuesday to release their proposed 2016 budget, an annual blueprint that usually serves as a political rallying cry for smaller government.
This year, however, with Republican majorities in both chambers of Congress,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 1:31 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, again on Wednesday bashed U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Rubio is a likely candidate for the 2016 presidential nomination. Last week, Wasserman Schultz said she...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
The earned income tax credit has enjoyed four decades of bipartisan support because it helps working people at the bottom of the economic ladder climb up a few rungs. In their zeal to bring the federal budget into balance without raising taxes on people...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON Two watchdog groups have filed election complaints against four unannounced but likely presidential candidates, saying they're flouting campaign finance laws by raising oodles of dollars and traveling to early primary states without...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 5:20 AM
When Wisconsin Democrats failed recently to block anti-union legislation supported by Gov. Scott Walker, one name kept coming up: the Bradley Foundation.
The Republican governor's opponents wanted to know whether the Milwaukee group helped draft the bill...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Here's some advice, not only for Mr. Cruz, but for the other would-be GOP candidates: Instead of nonstop attacks on President Obama, adopt a positive and future-oriented agenda.
Cal Thomas to GOP hopefuls: Instead of nonstop attacks on President Obama,...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:24 PM
Retiring Sen. Harry Reid’s quick endorsement of New York Sen. Charles E. Schumer as the next Democratic leader in the chamber could be an early signal he hopes to avoid what could be a contentious battle for a rare opening in party leadership....
| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwaterâs presidential campaign slogan in 1964.
The critics of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who announced Monday he is running for president, are effectively saying of him: "In your head you know he's nuts."...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it.
Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing...