President Obama sought to transfer some swagger to a deflated group of Democrats on Thursday, saying the American people would respond if the party made a forceful case for what it stands for.
A White House campaign to prevent Congress from imposing tougher sanctions on Iran won a temporary victory Tuesday, as key Democrats agreed to withhold their final support for legislation until at least March, giving international talks more time to produce an agreement on Tehran’s...
Democrats are renewing a public battle over the intent of a special House committee's probe of the Sept. 11, 2012, Benghazi consulate attack, saying Republicans have intentionally excluded them from witness interviews and other key aspects of the investigation.
There was what President Obama said Thursday, and there was where he said it.
There was no reference to the electoral drubbing his party suffered last fall, nor a deferential tribute to the new Republican Senate majority leader. The only elections that a self-assured President Obama mentioned in his State of the Union address were his own victories.
Entering what he has called the fourth quarter of his time at the White House, President Obama seems focused on crossing some states off his presidential bucket list.
Lacking the presidential bully pulpit but boasting the largest congressional majority in generations, top Republicans accused President Obama of loading his State of the Union address with partisan priorities instead of demonstrating the leadership needed to move shared priorities like tax...
Citing the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. needs to "bridge that separation" that exists between law enforcement and communities of color and suggested a return to "genuine community policing" to restore trust between the two.