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  • Cheney urges House GOP to support a hawkish national defense

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, often considered the brain behind President Bush's war strategy in Iraq, gave a pep talk to House Republicans on Tuesday highlighting the value of a hawkish national defense. As Congress is weighing President Obama's...
  • Under pressure from Democrats, Obama postpones action on immigration

    WASHINGTON Facing pressure from Senate Democrats worried about losing congressional seats in November, President Barack Obama will postpone until after the elections his plan to act on his own to change immigration laws, White House officials said...
  • U.S. Senate investigators split on party lines over IRS scandal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senate investigators criticized a watchdog for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday for "inaccurately and unfairly" damaging public confidence in the tax agency's political impartiality. Republican investigators...
  • Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a...
  • Mitch McConnell campaign manager resigns in fallout from Iowa case

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, locked in a fierce reelection fight in Kentucky, lost the services Friday of his tea party-allied campaign manager, who abruptly quit over a scandal involving the 2012 Iowa presidential caucuses. Jesse Benton, a...
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz retreats from Scott Walker remarks

    MILWAUKEE A day after sparking national headlines for using inflammatory language about Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's record on women's issues, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz retreated from her harsh rhetoric in a...
  • Judge dismisses Mississippi Senate election challenge

    JACKSON Miss. (Reuters) - A Mississippi judge on Friday dismissed an election challenge brought by Tea Party-backed U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel, who claims incumbent Thad Cochran stole the Republican primary by encouraging voter fraud. Ruling on...
  • Congressman Rohrabacher stops in for Tea Party

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) used a recent appearance at the monthly gathering of the Newport Mesa Tea Party to implore like-minded members to help "take back the Senate" from Democratic Party control. "The most important thing for people in the...
  • Bill Clinton to stump for Maine governor hopeful

    PORTLAND Maine (Reuters) - Former President Bill Clinton will come to Maine on Tuesday to campaign for the Democratic candidate for governor, Mike Michaud, party officials announced this week, shining a national spotlight on one of the most closely...
  • Rep. Tom Rice of SC is the man behind GOP's Obama lawsuit

    WASHINGTON Behind the tangled web of partisanship surrounding Republicans' impending lawsuit against President Barack Obama, the quiet architect of the GOP's assault on Pennsylvania Avenue has all but disappeared from the spotlight. South Carolina...
  • Lawmakers skeptical of White House's ISIS plan, but few want a vote

    As President Obama prepares an offensive strategy against Islamic militants, some on Capitol Hill are downplaying expectations of sweeping new military actions in Iraq or Syria. For lawmakers, the tough politics of war may limit how much support the...