| Oct 25, 2013
| 5:50 PM
In the world of the focus-grouped, the poll-tested, the vetted, the blow-dried, the calculated, the coiffed and the cautious, Tom Tancredo strides like a man wielding a scythe in a shop filled with delicate crystal.
The former Colorado Republican...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:18 PM
After months of being relegated to the back of the legislative line, immigration reform is back in the spotlight. On Thursday, President Obama gave a speech urging the Republican-led House to move quickly to fix the nation’s dysfunctional...
| Sep 25, 2013
As part of the stopgap spending bill that would "defund Obamacare," House Republicans have proposed a temporary exemption to the debt limit, ostensibly to prevent the government from defaulting on Treasury securities. But the exemption would protect...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:49 PM
It is the center of the political universe in presidential contests. And now the war over the nation’s new healthcare program has come to Ohio as well, with potential repercussions for the short- and long-term future of the state’s governor,...
| Sep 22, 2013
"The American people don't want the government shut down, and they don't want Obamacare. The House has listened to the American people."
That's what Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) said at the GOP's victory rally Friday after the House voted to pass...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Muhammad Ali has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is such a beloved public persona that George W. Bush personally presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the ultimate honor for an American civilian, in 2005.
It would not...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:20 AM
WASHINGTON — In response to fires that have ravaged the West this year, the House on Friday approved a bill that would expand logging in national forests despite a White House veto threat.
The measure, which would impose limits on environmental...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON — The ambitious U.S.-Russian deal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons, hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough just days ago, hit its first delay Wednesday with indications that the Syrian government will not submit an inventory of its...
| Oct 18, 2013
Barack Obama came to office in 2009 promising a new era of diplomacy and engagement after the confrontational "axis of evil" approach of the George W. Bush administration. During his campaign, Obama said he would be willing to meet with the leaders of...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 2:07 PM
WASHINGTON – The U.S.-Russian plan for the removal or destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons, hailed as a diplomatic breakthrough just days ago, appeared to run into trouble Wednesday as the Obama administration backed off a deadline for...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The way conservatives are reacting to President Obama’s deal to eliminate Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons, you’d think he just gave away Wyoming to the Russians.
Sure, it was quite a leap from insistence on the necessity of a...