The GuardianObama Can Remove Pipeline From Politics by Moving Faster: ViewBloombergBy the Editors Wed Nov 16 00:00:06 GMT 2011 Comments President Barack Obama is being accused of playing political games in delaying the construction of a major new...
House Speaker John Boehner publicly blessed a Republican deficit-reduction plan Tuesday that would raise $300 billion in additional tax revenue while overhauling the IRS code, bucking opposition by some GOP presidential hopefuls and colleagues wary...
Police raid Zuccotti Park this morning, evicting dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters and arresting about 70. Officials say that once park is cleaned, protesters will be allowed to return but with no tents.
House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a bundle of spending measures for the ongoing budget year, blending cuts to NASA and community development programs while averting cuts to nutrition programs.
The great emblematic moment of a debate filled with demagogic sloganeering and stupidity came when Mr. Tea Party, Rick Santelli, asked about the Social Security "deficit"-that is, the fact that in 2011 Social Security is paying out more in benefits than it's collecting in revenue. This "issue" is a pretty pure encapsulation of three pestilential problems: Republican scare-mongering; media stupidity in the face of it; and, and, and, uh ... let's see ... I'll think of it ...
BETTENDORF, Iowa (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry, looking to breathe new life into his bid for the Republican nomination, opened an Iowa campaign swing by warning activists not to settle for a candidate who will just propose incremental change.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Pounding away with executive actions, the White House is laying out new steps to cut fraud in Medicare and Medicaid, keeping up its campaign of acting without Congress as President Barack Obama tends to diplomacy — and relaxation — far from Washington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of Republicans dominating the politics of national security, this year's GOP presidential candidates are struggling to find a coherent national security argument against President Barack Obama.
Vice President Joe Biden today officially kicked off the Obama re-election campaign in Ohio, rallying with Cleveland-area firefighters who last week helped to lead a successful repeal of the state’s controversial new collective bargaining rights law.
In the hours before and after New York police dispersed the Occupy Wall Street camp at Zucotti Park, law enforcement in Switzerland and the United Kingdom began taking steps to disperse their own camps.
Taking the next step in a battle that's been in the works since February, organizers officially started the clock Tuesday on gathering more than a half million recall petitions against GOP Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch.
OAKLAND, Calif (Reuters) - Police forcibly evicted anti-Wall Street protesters from their camp in downtown Oakland early on Monday, setting the stage for possible showdowns with some demonstrators who vowed to dig in after marching through the...
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Politicking in his boyhood home, President Barack Obama told supporters Monday that everything they worked for and that the country stands for is on the line in his 2012 re-election bid, warning of a bleak America should a Republican win.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Herman Cain contradicted himself on torture, Mitt Romney offered a prescription for challenging China that didn't add up and Newt Gingrich seemed to forget about crucial help by Pakistani intelligence in running down terrorists.