| Dec 4, 2014
| 4:04 PM
Politicians and others in the chattering class refuse to allow the public a respite from campaigns and the speculation that accompanies them. Many ambitious Republicans and Democrats have been huddling with advisers and others to decide if and how to...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:09 PM
WASHINGTON — In July, when House Republicans voted to sue the president, they spoke of the urgent need to stop "tyranny" at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue. "Our freedom is in peril," warned Rep. Tom Rice of South Carolina, the man behind the...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At some point during the last two weeks, Democrats in Washington began privately acknowledging that they will almost certainly lose their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Rather than discussing strategies for winning, they have shifted to excuses...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:33 AM
Republican Sen. Rob Portman, a former White House budget chief and trade representative who broke with fellow conservatives to back gay marriage, has ruled out a presidential run in 2016 and will seek a second term. In a statement Tuesday, the Ohio...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Officials from Newport News Shipbuilding will join Sen. Tim Kaine in Washington Tuesday morning to discuss the challenge of filling jobs in technical fields and the skilled trades.
The panel discussion, which includes other leaders in government,...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:09 PM
The Sunday morning guest list:
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The program also features former Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra and Michael Leiter, former director, U.S....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:45 PM
President Obama pledged on Wednesday that federal officials would oversee the response to U.S. Ebola cases in a more aggressive way, and said the Centers for Disease Control would send a "SWAT team" to any hospital encountering a new case of the disease....
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Officially, not a single candidate is running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
But more than a dozen ambitious Republicans are holding serious conversations with their nearest and dearest: their families, their pollsters and their...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gay marriage may be a settled issue in as many as 30 states after Monday’s Supreme Court decision, but it still poses an existential threat to many Republican candidates, especially as the calendar turns to the 2016 presidential contest.
| Oct 2, 2014
| 6:56 PM
Health officials drastically broadened the scope of their search Thursday for people who might have had contact with an Ebola patient and issued a public health order requiring four people who had shared an apartment with the man to stay inside the home...