House Republican leaders poised to revive efforts to overhaul the immigration system with new broad policy principles are facing a direct challenge from a GOP senator who is warning against a headlong rush toward reform.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting a threatened first-ever default.
Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.
Republican lawmakers in the Maryland House of Delegates have elected new leadership.
Automatic federal cuts are starting to be felt here in Baltimore. It’s all because Democrats and Republicans couldn’t compromise.
Maryland House Republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenue, not more taxes.
While seven of Maryland’s eight U.S. representatives and both its U.S. senators are Democrats, a new analysis of the state’s political landscape shows that a slim majority of local elected officials are Republicans.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.
Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.
If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.