| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON -- Key senators brokered a tentative deal Wednesday to strengthen the border security provisions in the immigration bill, a compromise that could break a logjam by satisfying Republican demands for tougher enforcement without jeopardizing a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:10 AM
WASHINGTON — Some Republican senators said Thursday that they could support a new compromise border security plan but civil rights groups were outraged at a proposal they said would “militarize” the border with Mexico as a trade-off...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Opponents of immigration reform must be having a tough week. First, the Congressional Budget Office released a report Tuesday that found that a bipartisan Senate bill that proposes legal status for immigrants who are illegally in the country, along...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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| Dec 16, 2012
It's no secret that Senate Republicans, led by John McCain, took aim at Susan Rice. The only question is, why?
It wasn't primarily her views on foreign policy; Rice and McCain actually aren't that far apart on many issues. (They both pressed for U.S....
| May 8, 2013
For the last two months, President Obama has been mired in Washington's inside game, caught up in backroom congressional politics as he tried unsuccessfully to pass a bill on gun control and nudge Republican senators toward compromise on the budget.
| May 1, 2013
| 8:54 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama will nominate Democratic Rep. Mel Watt to head the federal housing agency that oversees taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Wednesday.
Watt, an 11-term congressman from North Carolina,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
President Obama had a dinner date Wednesday night with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation.
The president personally...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:27 PM
WASHINGTON – A round of golf with the president of the United States is a rare treat, to be sure. So hitting a hole in one while in a foursome with the commander in chief quickly became the stuff of legend on Capitol Hill after word that Sen....
| Apr 28, 2011
You've no doubt been hearing the harrowing warnings about what might happen if Congress refuses to lift the federal government's debt ceiling, as some conservative Republicans have threatened.
If the federal government gets anywhere near defaulting on...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:37 PM
Democrat Obama tells Memphis' Booker T. Washington grads he's proud of them....