| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Liz Cheney, the daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, dove headlong into her first run for political office Tuesday, announcing an unusual bid to unseat Wyoming’s incumbent Republican senator, Mike Enzi.
Cheney, 46, who moved from...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- The head of the United Nations wants him to give peace a chance. His closest foreign ally backed away. Many in Congress, even in his own party, are wary.
Still, the president who was first elected to the White House by decrying wars of...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
An E-Z-Go golf cart, a Yamaha grand piano, some Lladro figurines. It's the stuff of two long and remarkable lives — the lives of Bob and Dolores Hope. He lived to be 100, she 102, and together they hosted more than six decades' worth of presidents...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The ghost of "Curveball" is haunting the Obama administration and undermining its efforts to marshal strong foreign and domestic support for military strikes on Syria.
Curveball was the code name given Iraqi defector Rafid Ahmed Alwan, who claimed in...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
James B. Comey Jr., President Obama's nominee to head the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has an ideal resume for the position — he served as a federal prosecutor and deputy attorney general — and the fact that he served in a Republican...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:08 AM
WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid asserted his determination to end the use of the filibuster to block presidential appointments Monday, saying the change was needed to “save the Senate from becoming obsolete.”
| Jul 19, 2013
On Friday, a federal judge in Washington will hear a challenge to the Obama administration's approach to targeted killings. I find myself frustrated by how little progress we've made.
In 2004, I represented Guantanamo Bay detainees in the Supreme...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:08 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — When it comes to turning Texas red to blue — or, at the least, a less-hostile shade of purple — Democrats face a quandary of the chicken-or-egg variety.
Many are certain the political evolution from its current...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:47 PM
WASHINGTON – The White House signaled Thursday that it will do whatever is necessary to protect “core national security interests” that it argues are at stake in Syria.
Josh Earnest, a deputy White House spokesman, said President...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:33 AM
WASHINGTON -- Elizabeth Duke, a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors since 2008, will step down Aug. 31, the central bank announced Thursday.
Duke, 60, a former banking industry executive, said in her resignation letter to President Obama...
| Jul 9, 2013
President Obama had barely announced his new climate strategy late last month when the criticism began. The plan, which will regulate carbon pollution from the nation's power plants for the first time, is an important step in addressing global warming....