| Mar 26, 2015
| 12:30 PM
"In your heart you know he's right," was Barry Goldwaterâ€™s 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...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:22 AM
Out on the campaign trail in the nascent Republican presidential primary contest, it's a very different world from the one in which Mitt Romney famously divided the nation into makers and takers. Instead, you're likely to hear contenders for the party's...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 9:19 AM
My online dictionary defines "mantra" as a "group of words believed by some to have psychological and spiritual power."
The Republican assertion that "Obamacare is not working" fits this definition perfectly. You'll find it, among other places, on...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 5:07 PM
House Republicans are considering adding tens of billions of dollars to President Barack Obama's request for overseas military operations in an effort to get around tight limits on Pentagon spending. The move comes as Republicans are set to unveil their...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 5:12 PM
Both the White House and new Republican leaders have mentioned tax reform as an area of possible progress in the new Congress, but the short life and unhappy fate of one small provision the Obama administration proposed shows why that talk is unlikely...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 8:12 AM
Hillary Clinton's email controversy has made it clearer than ever that a lot of Democrats just aren't that crazy about her. The secretive habits she's displayed here bring back all sorts of bad memories of the needless headaches she and Bill created...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 7:52 PM
Supporters of healthcare reform were breathing a little easier last week after oral arguments at the Supreme Court over the Affordable Care Act.
On the docket was King vs. Burwell, a lawsuit brought by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a Koch-backed...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 11:13 AM
After aggravating Republicans with a defiant State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced that he's eager to work with the GOP — "to get to yes," as he put it.
"The answer can't just be 'no,''' he told a group of students in...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:32 PM
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| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.